Anne and Margot Frank were named deceased in March of 1945, just weeks before the concentration camp was freed. They died from a typhus epidemic, which broke out in March 1945. Anne and her sister's corpses were dumped into a mass grave which they were later buried together. Anne's mother was killed the January of that year; and her father survived. Anne Frank is likely the most famous Jew that was killed during World War II.
After the war, when it became clear that Anne was dead, she gave the diaries, unread, to Anne's father, Otto Frank. After long deliberation, Otto Frank decided to fulfill his daughter's wish and publish her diary. He selected material from versions a and b, editing them into a shorter version later referred to as version c. Readers all over the world know this as The Diary
At a bonfire on Hitler’s birthday, Liesel realizes that her father was persecuted for being a Communist, and infers that her mother was likely killed by the Nazis for the same crime. At the bonfire Liesel gets agitated and decides to rebel against Hitler by stealing a book when she is seen by the mayor's wife Ilsa Hermann, who later invites Liesel to read in her library. Keeping the promise he made to the man who saved his life, Hans agrees to hide a Jew named Max Vandenberg in his basement. Liesel and Max become close friends, and Max writes Liesel two stories about their friendship, both of which elaborate on his past. When Hans publicly gives bread to an old Jew being sent to a concentration camp, Hans is drafted into the military at a time when air raids over major German cities were escalating in terms of frequency and fatality, and Max decides to leave to ensure the safety of the Hubermanns.
Anne Frank is one of the most famous victims of the Holocaust because of the diary she kept during this time. The Frank family went into hiding in an empty room behind Otto Frank’s company building, also known as the “Secret Annex”. The Families spent two years in hiding without ever once stepping outside the building. On June 12, 1942, Anne received a red checkered diary for her 13th birthday. Writing allowed Anne to maintain her sanity and spirit while in hiding.
After Emily and Homer are seen driving out on Sunday afternoons, Emily visits a druggist. There, she asks for arsenic. Town people believe that Miss Emily is going to commit suicide since “Homer himself had remarked--he liked men” in the beginning of section four. After Homer’s leaving and then returning, he is last seen entering Emily's home and then never seen again.
/ This is number three (Plath 21-22).” In the poem she describes the two previous attempts at killing herself when she says “The first time it happened I was ten. /It was an accident. /The second time I meant to last it out and not come back at all (Plath 35-38)”. She describes death as “an art” that she does “exceptionally well” (Plath 43-45). The narrator is clearly miserable with her life and considers suicide to be the only solution.
The first was on a train when Death came to collect her brother, the second was when he came for a pilot who crashed his plane, and the third was after a bombing. It was during his first visit, that Liesel the main character discovered a copy of The Gravedigger’s Handbook, which was only a “first of a series of books she [would] find or steal”. It was after this moment that Death would forever think of Liesel as the book thief and decides to tell her life’s story. Liesel was left to her own devices while she lived her with foster parents, a
Stacy was shot at the age of 13. One day she woke up in a new body and in a bed and room that’s not hers. When her best friend Jan comes to visit; she is a totally different person. Stacy feels as if she doesn’t know her anymore. She begins having flash backs of the scene when she was shot and everyone continuously tells her that she is an eyewitness and if she knows who shot her then she can put him away.
Anja is the mother of Art and the Wife of Vladek. Being a fragile character right from the beginning, when Anja was in the Holocaust, she became increasingly ill, both physically and emotionally. Hence, even if Anja survived through all the insanity in the concentration camps, the depressions and breakdowns might have made her commit suicide. In Maus I, Spiegelman showed the reader that Vladek and Anja already developed a strong bond and this was evident throughout their time together in World War II. The couple hid in a cellar house where there was no food, Vladek said “Here Anja, chew on this.