The Diary of Anne Frank - Act 1 Scene 4 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1 Scene 4 Summary

It is several months later. Anne wakes the house with her screams during a nightmare. She has been sleeping very restlessly, keeping Mr. Dussel awake for weeks. Mr. Dussel complains bitterly about her and worries she will alert someone outside to their whereabouts. Mrs. Frank tells Anne she will sit with her until she goes back to sleep. Anne rejects her mother's love and offers of comfort and asks instead for her father. Her mother is very hurt. Margot comforts her mother telling her it is a phase Anne will outgrow.

Anne's father comforts her. In his arms she confesses she is so afraid the Green Police will come to drag her away like they did her friend Jopie. She thinks she is grown up and then cries like a baby wanting her father. She loves her father; he is the only one she loves...

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