Act 2 Charcterization Essay

Submitted By Isabelle-Currin
Words: 375
Pages: 2

1 Currin, Izzy
2 Foster, Bobby
3 Ketland, Kristoffer
4 Apel, Connor
Core 3
February 24 2015

Izzy Currin
1. Hope: a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.
“‘ There’s still excellent news of the invasion. The best part about it is that I have a feeling that my friends are coming.”’ (276).
Anne is told news of the invasion had begun and that gives her the slight idea of seeing her friends again. Although they are still in hiding and a big arguement just went on, the little amount of good news gives her the feeling that she can still have a life after this war. Anne tries to give the others a positive outlook even know she and the others know the truth ; she continues to hope for a happy ending and gives the readers some aspiration.
Bobby Foster
2. Optimism: A disposition or tendency to look on the more favorable side of events or conditions and to expect the most favorable outcome
“‘In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.’” (281).
When the Nazis find the secret annex they tell the members to pack their things because they will be leaving, even while this is happening Anne still manages to stay optimistic about the situation and says that everyone, even the Nazis, are still good at heart.
Kristoffer Ketland
3. Frustration: to make (plans, efforts, etc.) worthless or of no avail; defeat; nullify:
“‘ We don’t need the Nazis to destroy us. We’re destroying ourselves, ”’ (273).
Mr. Frank has had enough of the…