The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

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In The Diary of a Young Girl, who are the people hiding? How might their relationship affect the way they get along?

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The people hiding in Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl belonged to two different families. The first family was the Frank family: Otto, the father; Edith, the mother; Anne's siste,r Margot; and Anne. The other family was the Van Daan's family, including father Hermann, mother Auguste, and their son Peter. Hermann Van Daan and Otto Frank were business partners, and that is how they came to be hiding in the same place. Later in the story, the dentist of Mrs. Van Daan joins them; his name was Albert Dussel. In reality, the name Van Daan and Alber Dussel were pseudonyms.

Though the Van Daans were not technically family, they were close to the Franks through their connection as Jews and business partners. Though...

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