The Freedom Writers Diary

The Freedom Writers Diary

by

Erin Gruwell

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The Freedom Writers Diary: Part IV: Diary 45 Summary & Analysis

Summary
Analysis
This student describes going with her family to meet Zlata and her best friend Mirna as an unforgettable day. When Zlata arrives at the fancy Marriott Hotel, s/he feels that s/he is meeting a celebrity, and is awed by the fact that a girl of their age has become their role model. The student happily discovers that s/he and Zlata have a lot in common, as they enjoy the same activities and share the same taste in music. S/he revels in the fancy dinner they were served at the Marriott and is excited about future events.
Despite the many differences between Zlata and the students’ geographic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, this student realizes that they do share some things in common, showing that humans all over the world can bond over similar interests.
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