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Anyone who needs help understanding the historical context of Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to study the book's historical setting during World War II. Among those who would benefit are:
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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the historical context of The Diary of a Young Girl for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:
- The Holocaust during World War II
- The historical setting of The Diary of a Young Girl
- Anne Frank's house and hiding place
1. The Holocaust: Anti-Semitism and Genocide in Nazi Germany
The Holocaust was the persecution and mass murder of as many as 11 million people by Adolf Hitler and the Nazis between 1933 and 1945. Learn about the people they targeted, the progression of events leading up to the Final Solution and the end of the genocide in this lesson.
2. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Setting: Holocaust & World War 2
In Anne Frank's diary she is so focused on the conflicts within the Secret Annex, that it seemed like there were times where Anne seemed to forget about the war that was raging throughout Europe. In this lesson, we'll review the settings that surrounded and impacted Anne and her family.
3. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Setting: Secret Annex & House
This lesson includes descriptions of the two main settings of Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl: the Frank's house they lived in before World War II, and the secret annex where they hid from the Nazis for two years.
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