The Diary of Anne Frank- Final Essay
Directions: In a well developed essay, explain how Goodrich and Hackett (the playwrights) develop the central theme of the play, The Diary of Anne Frank. In your essay, be sure to discuss how the play’s conflict and resolution work together to illuminate what you believe to be the central theme (or message) of the play.
In your essay, you will need to:
Have a conclusion in which the main ideas of the essay are summarized (5 points)
Use the space below to plan your response.
In few sentences, explain what you think the theme of the play is.
What conflict(s) do the playwrights develop that lead to your understanding of the play’s theme? Explain.
Cite (include pg #s) three examples from the play that support your thoughts about the conflict.
Explain how the conflict is resolved and how this has led to your understanding of the play’s theme.
Cite (include pg #s) three examples from the play that support your thoughts about the play’s theme.