Researchers unravel content of unknown pages of diary of Anne Frank

Two unpublished pages of the' diary' of Anne Frank show their curiosity for sex

It is not known why she covered up the two pages with brown paper, but several times in her diaries she voices fears that others might pry into her writings.

The pages contain jokes, similar anecdotes also appearing elsewhere in the diary, and Anne's view of sexual education.

Her diary entry was dated September 28, 1942, nearly three months after the Frank family went into hiding from the Nazis during World War II.

The pages' content had remained unknown for decades because Frank had erased them.

In an interview, Ronald Leopold, executive director of the Anne Frank House, said, "It is really interesting and adds meaning to our understanding of the diary".

Researchers were at pains to point out that it is not the first time that Frank wrote about sex in her diary.

"She starts with an imaginary person whom she is telling about sex, so she creates a kind of literary environment to write about a subject she's maybe not comfortable with", he said. Given the great public and academic interest we have decided, together with the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands, to publish these texts and share them with the world. The Anne Frank House said it used new "image processing technology" to decipher the covered pages.The Franks were caught by the Nazis in 1944.

Michael Carrick keen to learn from Jose Mourinho after retirement
Mourinho said: "Moving forward I will organise my coaching staff in a way where the assistant manager figure doesn't exist". The process of education is something I like to do. "And when Michael (Carrick ) has the pro licence badges".

Anne, who died in a Nazi concentration camp before she turned 16, would have written the passages aged between 13 and 15.

Her diary was found after the war and would become one of the most read books in the world.

A video shows the text underneath two taped off pages from Anne Frank's diary during a press conference at The Anne Frank Foundation's office in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

In the passage on sex, Anne described how a young woman gets her period around age 14, saying that it is "a sign that she is ripe to have relations with a man but one doesn't do that of course before one is married".

Her only surviving family member, her father, published her diary in 1947.

The Anne Frank House, a museum located in Frank's former hiding place, did not quote directly from the text it had recovered.

The two pages are not the only time Frank jotted down dirty jokes or wrote about sexuality, although in later passages she treats the subjects more maturely.

Related News:



Most liked

Judge rules Mueller has authority to prosecute former Trump campaign chairman Manafort
Manafort, Jackson said, was not merely associated with President Donald Trump's campaign but served as its chairman for a time. Manafort has asked a different federal judge there to dismiss his case on similar grounds.

Aston Villa heading to Wembley after draw with Middlesbrough in Championship play-offs
With respect to Fulham (and Birmingham) fans, it's easy to make Villa the emotional favorite of the playoff final. As a team, Villa made 29 total clearances against Boro , with James Chester contributing the most with seven.

As California STD Rates Skyrocket, AHF Highlights New 'Gonorrhea Alert' Billboards
Syphilis is categorized as primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary- and each stage has different signs and symptoms . Health officials say a record number of Californians were diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease past year .

70 officers escort Ind. boy to school after dad's death
Then an officer presented the young LAD with his own SWAT shirt as he made his way to the door of Sullivan Elementary School. His father Rob Pitts, a 16-year veteran with the force, was tragically killed on May 4 in a shootout aged 45.

Brace for hail, flooding, possible tornado as wild thunderstorms pummel state
To be more specific, the weather service indicated that the main time of concern for the thunderstorms is between 2 and 9 p.m . Stay with News 12 CT for the latest weather information, and download the News 12 app for on-the-go weather updates.

City beat Southampton to end season with 100 points
Instead, it is English football that will need to change in order to meet the challenge of Guardiola's football revolution. City beat that with a final goal difference of +79. "A domestic league will certainly play Tuesday and Wednesday".

Sneak Peek at 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Teases the Queen Biopic
From the rock star hair to the stage presence to the voice to the smile, Malek's take on Mercury appears to be right on pitch. The movie will cover the time period from the band's formation in the 1970s through their performance at Live Aid in 1985.

Oil inventories of developed nations decline: OPEC report
U.S. shale oil production is expected to rise by about 145,000 bpd to a record 7.18 million bpd in June, the U.S. USA crude futures climbed 49 cents, or 0.69%, to $71.19 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

NBC To Debut 3 New Shows In September, 8 For The Season
NBC is dedicating a night to Dick Wolf in the 2018-19 season and will lean on reality programming next spring. Greenblatt acknowledged the quickest they could get Brooklyn Nine-Nine on the schedule would be midseason.

Rage 2 gets a gameplay trailer, due in 2019
Bethesda responded in hilarious fashion to the latest leak, with the Rage Twitter account posting the tweet below. The trailer promises that Rage 2 will have an open world for players to explore and "insane action".

'Memories' Transferred From One Snail to Another Via Injection, Scientists Say
Biologists believe that in the future this method can be used to recover memories lost in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Next, the researchers added RNA to Petri dishes containing neurons extracted from different snails that did not receive shocks.

Maharashtra ATS Arrests Man Planning Terror Attacks
Mirza is said to have told the intelligence agencies that there are at least six training camps active in and around Karachi. Devadiwala was Mirza's handler and the latter was awaiting orders from Devadiwala when apprehended, sources revealed.

Honor 10 launching in India today
Design-wise, the camera is located on the top left corner and is aligned horizontally with an LED flash on the inner edge. Huawei's online youth-oriented brand Honor launched its flagship phone the Honor 10 in London on Tuesday.

Oppo Realme 1 launched in India starting at Rs. 8990
We have also compared the device with the competition in the market to see how it stands against devices with similar pricing. The Realme 1 will be sold exclusively on Amazon India with the first flash sale taking place on May 25 starting at 12pm.

$70 Million Picasso Damaged and Pulled From Auction
Wynn suffers from a disease that affects his peripheral vision, which may have played a role in the incident with " Le Rêve ". Two outside conservators have now been brought in to make recommendations for the successful restoration of the " Le Marin ".