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Celebrating the Genres in Anne Frank's Diary

 Anne Frank: The Diary of  Young Girl transcends the labels of genre.  Yes, as the title suggests, it is a diary, but it is also a memoir, a narrative, an argument, an expository journal, an informational text, and much more. Yet, these genres listed are treated as separate and distinct in the reading and writing standards of the Common Core (CCSS). The […]