Developing Themes in The Diary of Anne Frank *Define developing themes in the following categories of thought by answering the questions in a manner that the answers speak to the state of “human existence”. Give specific examples from the play to support your ideas. Update your theme notes after each reading from the play. Devote ½ page to 1 page for each topic.
Relationships between Family Members • Consider: What strengthens relationships? What strains relationships? Specific Examples from the play:
Relationships amongmembers of a community • Consider: What brings people together? What divides people? Specific examples from the play:
The Process of becoming more mature • Consider: What factors contribute to maturity? Why do some people mature more quickly than others? Specific examples from the play:
Love and Friendship • Consider: What factors contribute to the development of love and friendship? How do relationships evolve into something meaningful? Specific examples from the play:
The Importance of Hope • Consider: Why is it important to maintain hope in life? How is it possible to believe in goodness in the face of evil? Specific Examples from the play: