Edith Frank is Frank's mother. The two have a very strained relationship, stemming from the typical struggles between teenage daughters and their mothers. Mrs. Frank does not understand her daughter's willful ways any better than Frank understands her mother's compliance.
Learning to live in cramped quarters is difficult for Mrs. Frank, who comes from a privileged background and a comfortable lifestyle. She married Mr. Frank in 1925 and is eleven years his junior. Her views on parenting are progressive in comparison to the traditional approaches of the time. She prefers to think...
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