Anne Frank Response To Conflict

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Conflict The stories, “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl”, and “Hitler Youth: Growing up in Hitler’s shadow”, are both true stories that show how characters respond to conflict. These stories also show the effect conflict had on their life. People deal with conflict every day, some more than others, but what is important is not the conflict itself, but how we respond to it. People deal with conflict in many different ways, One way is resistance. However, is resistance a good way to handle conflict? Many people ask, “If I go along with the crowd, will things be better off? Will there be less conflict?” Or if they resist, “Will they make a difference?” In “Hitler Youth”, it says that, “We all have this yardstick inside ourselves, but it just isn’t sought enough. Maybe because it is the most difficult yardstick.”(Hitler 5). In the book it says she felt alienated from society. This shows how one girl stood up for what she thought was right and tried to …show more content…
In the story of “Anne Frank”, Anne tries to make the best out of the situation she is in. She is facing a problem she has no control of, and tried to make the best out of the situation. For example, she stays in the perspective of the teenage girl she is, by hanging posters and postcards on her walls, having a boy crush, and trying her best to be a normal girl. In the story it says, “Margot and I started packing our most important belongings into a school bag. The first thing I stuck in was the diary, and then curlers, handkerchiefs, schoolbooks, a comb and some old letters. Preoccupied by the thought of going into hiding, I stuck the craziest things in the bag, but i'm not sorry. Memories mean more to me than dresses…..”(Anne 15). Anne wanted to remember her life before going into hiding, so she brought the things a teenage girl would like to remember. This shows how she wants to hold on to her old life, and how her memories have a big impact on her