After the annex residents are discovered, she goes to the concentration camp at Belsen, in Germany, where she dies before her sixteenth birthday. After the Nazis came to power in Germany, Otto moved to Amsterdam in 1933 to protect his family from persecution. She is quiet, modest, and reserved: the complete opposite of Anne. Whether we agree with Anne or not, we can see how important politics has become for her. I don't fit in with them, and I've felt that clearly in the last few weeks.
He arranged for the publication of Anne's diary and died in the early 1980s. Even being in hiding, Anne would always keep hope. Anne, in the end, died because she was ill. These adjectives might be descriptive, but there is no means in which Anne Frank can be portrayed just with words. Miep: A very well-liked, generous secretary in Mr.
Unlike the people with whom she lives in the Annex, we the readers get a direct view of the serious, sensitive Anne, because we are reading her private thoughts. Frank loves Anne, but she wishes she were more proper and polite, like her sister Margot. As long as he had cigarettes, he was a quiet and calm man, but without them, he grew cranky. Dussel particularly difficult to deal with because he shares a room with her, and she suffers the brunt of his odd personal hygiene habits, pedantic lectures, and controlling tendencies. She dreamed of falling in love and having a normal life. Over the course of the diary, she grows from a spoiled, somewhat naive young girl of thirteen to a self-aware young woman of fifteen.
In the beginning, Anne has conflicts with the other inhabitants of the Annex; she also has conflicts with her inner self and is very skeptical of both herself and others. During her time in the annex, she suffers from boredom, despair, and the petty persecution of those around her. In her final diary entries, Anne is particularly lucid about the changes she has undergone, her ambitions, and how her experience is changing her. She has no taste for Peter at first. In her January 4, 1944 entry, Anne begins to sound even more mature: Going underground or into hiding has become as common as the proverbial pipe and slippers that used to await the man of the house after a long day at work. On her 13th birthday Anne was given a Diary, and she started recording her life. I know what I want, I have a goal, I have opinions, a religion and love.
I created an image of him in my mind, pictured him as a quiet, sweet, sensitive boy badly in need of friendship and love! Peter Van Daan The only son of Mr. Anne grows from an innocent, tempestuous, precocious, and somewhat petty teenage girl to an empathetic and sensitive thinker at age fifteen. Peter van Daan Peter is the fifteen-year-old son of the van Daans. She is very intelligent and perceptive, and she wants to become a writer. When he read a book not meant for him, Mr.
But when the Germans invaded Holland in 1942, the family was forced into hiding. As she matures, Anne comes to long not for female companionship, but intimacy with a male counterpart. She was a strong-minded and spirited girl—and someone who spent time developing her character even though she lived in constant fear and claustrophobia. He is gassed at Auschwitz. He is modest, quiet, and generally low-key.
A short time after that her family went into hiding. He spends eight months in a forced labor camp. She is vain and lacking in humility. Edith Hollander was originally from Aachen, Germany, and she married Otto in 1925. Even before she goes into hiding, Anne feels separated from others around her.
As we can see from her diary entries, Anne lives by writing. Peter Van Daan The Van Daans' son; he is two-and-a-half years older than Anne, and his calm, quiet nature contrasts with her more excitable, vital personality. She was considered the more beautiful and the more intelligent of the two, and Anne resented her for this sometimes, as she notes in her diary. Kraler A Dutch Gentile businessman who has been an associate of Mr. When he arrives at the secret annex with his parents, Anne judges him to be shy and awkward.