Attempt a character sketch of Anne Frank.
Anne Frank was the young author of 'The Diary of a Young Girl'. Through the novel, we can witness the growth of a perceptive child who blossoms into a mature young woman. Anne is sensitive to the world around her and possesses a kind of wisdom that is rare for a child of her age. Initially, we see Anne as a rebellious teenager who is thrown into the maelstrom of the political chaos of her country. While reading the diary, one becomes aware of Anne's longing for an emotional connection which she fails to establish with her parents. She turns to the diary in order to seek solace; it becomes her only confidant. Soon through the hardships of her existence, she emerges wiser and more mature than ever before. The diary serves as a bildungsroman which chronicles the journey of an innocent child into adulthood.