The First Part Last, Go Ask Alice And The Diary Of Anne Frank

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Gavin (2011) stated that despite teenagers listen to peers for wisdoms and advices, “parent-teen communication is extremely important.” The advices and wisdoms of parents are often not valued because most teens are usually not aware of the fact that adults have much more experience in life than adolescents. Gavin (2011) also noted that some teenagers in the country, read books to find a fictional character that has similar struggles they are facing. Reading obstacle stories, that has characters who deals with issues that are relevant to teenagers, like The First Part Last, Go Ask Alice, and The Diary of Anne Frank, will not only help teenagers face their own struggles, but will also help them realize that communicating to their parents, is…show more content…
In Go Ask Alice, the fifteen-year-old Alice talks about her angst. Alice, the protagonist, struggles the difficulty of communication, adolescent identity, and drugs. In The First Part Last, Angela Johnson writes about this realistic fiction story of a teenage father, Bobby, and how pregnancy profoundly affects his life. The Diary of Anne Frank is written over a two-year period, during Nazis invasion in Holland, it tells about Anne’s life while she and her family are hiding in a small area of two to three rooms, with a single window in Holland. Though the major theme of the diary is the horror of war, the thirteen-year-old Anne has conflict with her…show more content…
Frank, in a negative way. It must be remembered, however, that Anne, the rebellious adolescent, sees her mother as an irritating figure of authority, and Mrs. Frank must surely resent Anne’s rejection of her. Additionally, Mrs. Frank is particularly miserable in the annex, where they hide, for she is from rich family, where she knew the finest things in life and never had to work. As a result, the confining, cramped quarters of annex, the scarcity of basic necessities, and the work are real irritations to her. She often takes out her frustration on her chattering, sometimes irritating, younger daughter, Anne. She also criticizes Anne for talking too much and being too moody and uncooperative. Under the trying circumstances, it is not surprising that Anne thinks Mrs. Frank is far less than an ideal mother, and Anne does not want to grow up and be like her. However, when Mrs. Otto died, Anne stated that she feels ashamed for her past bitterness to her mom. Also, Anne said that Mrs. Frank landed in so many unpleasant situations because of her, and was irritable because of worries and difficulties. Anne said, on her entry, dated January 2nd 1944, “The period when I caused Mummy to shed tears is over. I have grown wise.” Anne is obviously becoming a mature young
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