The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank

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In Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl, why do you think Anne decided to change her attitude toward Mrs. Van Daan?

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In Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, Anne Frank writes about her experiences during World War II, when she was forced into hiding with her family: her parents and her sister, Margot. The Frank family hid in the attic of an annex building with the van Daan family, formerly known as the van Pels family, and also with Fritz Pfeffer, a German dentist.

Throughout her story, Anne tells about her relationships with the others in the attic. Anne, like most teenage girls, changes her mind and her attitude about the other members in the attic quite often. Anne initially believes that Mrs. van Daan (Auguste) is kind and funny. She thinks of her as something of a mother figure and confides in her at times when she does not want to...

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