What kind of relationship does Anne have with her father in The Diary of Anne Frank? How do you know this?

Anne has an extremely close relationship with her father in The Diary of Anne Frank. She hero-worships him in the early stages and later becomes frustrated that he cannot see that she is growing up. She wishes that her relationship with him would mature.

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While Anne Frank endured a troubled relationship with her mother, she and her father always got along well, and they grew exceptionally close during their time in the annex. Later, however, it seems that Anne became frustrated that her father did not realize that she was growing up. The ultimate...

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While Anne Frank endured a troubled relationship with her mother, she and her father always got along well, and they grew exceptionally close during their time in the annex. Later, however, it seems that Anne became frustrated that her father did not realize that she was growing up. The ultimate proof of Anne and Otto's closeness is that it is thanks to Otto Frank's love for his daughter and his determination that her story be told that her diary was published after the war.

Early on, Anne makes it clear that there is no one in the world whom she loves more than she loves her father. In fact, thirteen-year-old Anne tells us that her father is the only person in the world who she loves. She wishes for a closer relationship with him in which her father loves her in her own right rather than loving her simply because she is his daughter. We know that she trusts him implicitly because it is to her father's side that she flees when frightened by bombs and planes.

Later, however, she begins to recognize that her father is not perfect. We know this because she becomes upset that he does not take her "well-considered theories" seriously and starts to make her feel like she is a child. She feels frustrated because he treats Margot differently to how he treats her. She feels that he does not take her seriously the way he does Margot.

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