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The Diary of Anne Frank Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1 Scene 2 Summary

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Act 1 Scene 2 Summary

Mr. and Mrs. Van Daan and their son, Peter, are waiting for Mr. Frank to arrive. They are dressed for traveling and have a small collection of their possessions with them. Peter, a shy, awkward boy of 16, has his cat carrier with him. Mrs. Van Daan is agitated and worried something has happened to them; perhaps they have been picked up on the way.

Mr. Frank arrives and explains there were too many green police on the streets, and they had to take the long way around. Mrs. Edith Frank, Margo Frank, Anne Frank, Miep, and Mr. Kraler also arrive and are carrying baggage. All are wearing the conspicuous yellow Star of David. Mrs. Frank is a young mother, reserved and gently bred. Margo Frank is 18, beautiful and quiet. Anne Frank is 13, a school girl.

They are in their hideout, and Miep shows Mrs. Frank...

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