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Ch 5: Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Characters

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If you need to review the characters from Anne Frank's ''The Diary of a Young Girl'', look no further than this study guide chapter. These short and engaging lessons can help teachers supplement their Anne Frank lessons, as well as students who need to study for upcoming exams.

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Anyone who needs help studying the characters from The Diary of a Young Girl will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to review the major and minor characters from Anne Frank's diary. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  • Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  • Students who have fallen behind in learning about the characters from Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about literature (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

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  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the characters from The Diary of a Young Girl for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:

  • Facts about Anne Frank and her life
  • Traits and character analyses of each character from The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Anne's relationship with several characters, including her parents, her sister and Peter Van Daan
  • Mr and Mrs. Van Daan
  • Mr. Kraler
  • Kitty

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Characters
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Anne Frank Biography & Facts

1. Anne Frank Biography & Facts

Anne Frank was a brave young girl that hid from the Nazi's during World War II because she was Jewish and did not want to be killed or imprisoned in an internment camp. Her diary that was written while she was in hiding is still famous today.

Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Characters: Traits & Analysis

2. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Characters: Traits & Analysis

This lesson focuses on the characters Anne Frank encounters as she lives in hiding. Anne's descriptions of the people she lives with during the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam demonstrate her interest in people and her sense of humor.

Otto & Anne Frank Relationship in Diary of a Young Girl

3. Otto & Anne Frank Relationship in Diary of a Young Girl

In the 'Diary of Anne Frank,' Anne and her father, Otto, become very close during their time hiding in the Secret Annex. Anne struggled to fit in with the older people in hiding, but her father became her supporter and defender throughout such a stressful time.

Margot Frank in Diary of a Young Girl: Character & Quotes

4. Margot Frank in Diary of a Young Girl: Character & Quotes

Margot Frank is an intelligent and obedient young woman, as the Frank family goes into hiding to evade the Nazis in Anne Frank's 'Diary of a Young Girl.' Margot has dreams of helping others in the future, but her untimely death prevents her dreams from coming true.

Anne & Margot Frank: Relationship, Similarities & Differences

5. Anne & Margot Frank: Relationship, Similarities & Differences

Anne Frank was only 13 and her sister Margot was 16 when they went into hiding during the Holocaust. During their two years in hiding, both Anne and Margot learned a lot about each other, their differences, similarities and how to be close during a time of so much fear.

Peter Van Daan in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl

6. Peter Van Daan in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl

Peter van Daan is a sixteen-year-old boy that is in hiding with his family in the Secret Annex with the Franks. He has a reserved demeanor but eventually warms up to Anne during their two years in hiding.

Anne Frank & Peter: Relationship, Compare & Contrast

7. Anne Frank & Peter: Relationship, Compare & Contrast

In Anne Frank's 'Diary of a Young Girl', Peter is the only teenage boy Anne sees in the two years their families are in hiding. Although in many ways they seem an unlikely pair, their situation kindles a romance between them.

Mrs. Van Daan in Diary of a Young Girl: Quotes & Personality

8. Mrs. Van Daan in Diary of a Young Girl: Quotes & Personality

In this lesson, you will examine quotes to learn about Mrs. van Daan, perhaps the most difficult personality within the group hiding from the Nazis in Anne Frank's ''Diary of a Young Girl.''

Mr. Van Daan in Diary of a Young Girl: Character Analysis

9. Mr. Van Daan in Diary of a Young Girl: Character Analysis

In this lesson, we'll explore the analysis of Mr. Van Daan, a character found in 'The Diary of Young Girl.' We'll see how this person impacted the existence of Anne Frank and the other members in hiding during the Holocaust.

Mr. Kraler in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl

10. Mr. Kraler in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl

In Anne Frank's ''The Diary of a Young Girl,'' those who help the Franks and others hide in the annex put themselves in danger. In this lesson, we will learn more about Mr. Kugler, who goes by the pseudonym Mr. Kraler in early publications of the book.

Who is Kitty in Anne Frank's Diary?

11. Who is Kitty in Anne Frank's Diary?

Everyone wants a friend they can trust with their most private thoughts and feelings. For Anne Frank, this friend turns out to be her diary. In this lesson, we will look a bit more closely at that diary and the role it plays in 'The Diary of a Young Girl.'

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