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Who is the character Lies and what is her relationship to Anne in Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl?

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Lies is one of Anne's school friends. When Anne writes about Lies in her diary, the reader understands that their friendship was a meaningful one to Anne and that Lies represents some of Anne's more complicated emotions. For example, when Anne wonders what has happened to Lies, and her other beloved friends, the reader observes Anne's relief as well as her guilt for having survived this long. This guilt is also exposed in Anne's dream about Lies, the dream that leaves Anne feeling as if she has abandoned Lies to the Nazis. Anne feels sad and guilty that she can...

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