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

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Act 2 Scene 1 Summary

January 19, 1944, and they are still in their hiding place. They have been there 1 year, 5 months, and 25 days. Anne is writing in her diary, and the others are bundled against the cold, lying down, reading or in their own rooms.

Anne writes that the Van Daans' "discussions" are as violent as ever. She and her mother still don't understand each other. Anne is especially pleased with the change she has experienced within her own body. She refers to the changes in her body, both internal and external, are wonderful and her "sweet secret."

The buzzer sounds, and it is Miep and Mr. Kraler bringing them New Year's greetings. Anne can smell the wind and cold on Miep's coat. Miep asks Margot whether she is feeling better; she has been sick with a bad cough, which they have been trying to keep quiet...

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