Which of the following is NOT a reason why Gies is an admired person?
How did Otto Frank end up with his daughter's diary?
Which of the following best describes Anne Frank's diary?
Reread paragraphs 13 & 14.
TERI SCHULTZ: Miep Gies said she did not like being called a hero. Yet, she risked her life many times over to help the Frank family during the two years they hid from the Nazis in a secret annex4 built into the Trading Company office in Amsterdam where she’d worked for Otto Frank almost a decade.
Providing refuge5 to Jews, she noted later, carried a punishment of at least six months in a concentration camp.6 Still, the Austrian-born Dutch woman, knighted by the governments of Germany and the Netherlands, recipient of a medal from Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, always insisted she had done nothing extraordinary.
PART A: Which of the following best explains the purpose of the details provided in paragraph 13 and paragraph 14?
Reread paragraph 16.
SCHULTZ: Gies explained another motivation for emphasizing her modesty. She said if people are allowed to think it takes remarkable qualities to act boldly on behalf of others, few will attempt it.
PART A: What does the word “modesty” most likely mean as it is used in paragraph 16?
PART B: Which of the following TWO phrases best proves your answer above?
Which of the following is the main reason Gies preserved Frank’s diary?