describe the role of kitty or anne's diary in her life.why did she start writing a diary?
Anne had wanted to keep a diary because she wanted confide everything in it as she had never been able to confide in anyone. She hoped that the diary,which she named Kitty, would be a great source of comfort to her and the diary did turn out to be a great source of comfort to Anne. She wrote regularly in it,she loved writing in the diary and it provided a sense of comfort to her when she put down her thoughts,experiences and feelings. Anne had kept the diary from June 12,1942 to August 1,1944, initially she used to write for herself.Annes overpowering loneliness makes herrealizethat one could be lonely even when surrounded by the people they loved. She felt distanced from the rest of her family and unable to communicate even though they were supportive and caring. She developed an intense and compelling need for solitary existence which stemmed from the fact that being in company brought on a paradoxical loneliness. This sense of alienation manifested itself because people were too caught up in their own troubles to be responsive towards others. Peter was a departure from that acute loneliness she suffered,his company was conducive to her temperament and they both ended up confiding in each other. Her diary, Kitty, was a like a friend to her, one to whom she could unburden the most intimate thoughts of her heart without being censured.The writings are in the mode of frank and intimate conversations with a dear friend. The diary was like Anne's secret confidante with whom she not only shared the daily occurrences of her life but also her innermost thoughts and feelings.