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8th Grade Reading Practice: Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl - Chapter Summary
In this informative chapter, our instructors summarize and analyze Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl. The lessons examine the language, themes and symbolism used in the autobiography. You can access the lessons and the quizzes that come with them 24 hours a day, so it's easy to study any time that works best for you. If you have any questions as you complete this chapter, feel free to contact our expert instructors. These lessons are designed to help you:
- Analyze The Diary of a Young Girl characters and characterizations
- Identify the themes found in the biography
- Explain how figurative language is used in the story
- Differentiate between the dramatic and verbal irony used in the book
- Give examples of the ways symbolism is used in The Diary of a Young Girl
1. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Summary
How would you feel about being first to stay inside all the time? Could you do it if your life depended on it? This is exactly the situation that Anne Frank faces when her family is forced to hide from the Nazis.
2. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl: Plot & Timeline
This lesson discusses the plot of Anne Frank's ''Diary of a Young Girl'' as well as the timeline of important events by year, as they are recorded by Anne in her diary entries.
3. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Characters: Traits & Analysis
This lesson focuses on the characters Anne encounters as she lives in hiding. Anne Frank's descriptions of the people she lives with during the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam demonstrate her interest in people and her sense of humor.
4. Characterization in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl
In this lesson, we will examine the strategies Anne uses to describe the other characters, both directly and indirectly, in Anne Frank's ''Diary of a Young Girl.''
5. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl: Themes & Analysis
Anne Frank's Diary is rich with lessons about love and loss. Her diary shows the workings of Anne's mind as she copes with the challenges of being in hiding with her family. This lesson will review and analyze these themes in the diary.
6. Figurative Language in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl
Anne Frank is precocious in her ability to write, and her use of many types of figurative language illustrates this. In this lesson, we'll learn about various types of figurative language is used by Anne Frank when writing her diary, which was later published as ''The Diary of a Young Girl.''
7. Irony in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl: Dramatic & Verbal
'Diary of a Young Girl' by Anne Frank is a journal of an adolescent girl who spends two years hiding in an attic from Nazis. In this lesson, we will examine the verbal irony, situational irony, and dramatic irony that can be found in this novel.
8. Examples of Symbolism in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl
In this lesson, we will learn about some of the people and objects that Anne Frank used to symbolize some of her most intense feelings in 'Diary of a Young Girl.'
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