Tone, purpose and perspective “The Ignored Lesson of Anne Frank” 1.) Who was Anne Frank? A young girl that went into hiding with her family during the Holocaust. 2.) What is Bettelheim’s opinion of her? Five examples. “She was a gentle person that didn’t deserve her fate.” “She was blind to what was really happening to the Jews.” “He admired her because she stuck with her family.” “She was smart because she went into hiding.” “Realizing the full measure of danger to their lives.” Tone – Sympathetic, sarcastic, sad, admiring, amazed. Purpose – To show that it didn’t happen the way everyone thinks. Perspective – Bettelheim.