The Freedom Writers Diary

The Freedom Writers Diary


Erin Gruwell

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The Freedom Writers Diary: Part VIII: Diary 117 Summary & Analysis

When the Freedom Writers receive their award, stepping on stage after rich and powerful people, they are all crying, overwhelmed by the honor they are receiving. That evening, they become emotional again when they go see a play based on The Diary of Anne Frank. The student realizes that she is contributing to making Anne Frank live after her death.
The students’ pride is fuelled not only by their feeling that they are on the path toward personal and collective success, but also by the fact that they are honoring their moral commitment to Anne Frank’s legacy, as they had promised Holocaust survivors they would.
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