The Diary of Anne Frank


Anne Frank

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Hanneli Goslar

Hanneli was Anne's first best friend, and it is perhaps for this reason that Anne is haunted by her image. As her time in the Annex drags on, Anne is tormented by dreams of… read analysis of Hanneli Goslar


Anne's maternal grandmother died of an illness shortly before she went into hiding, and her memory both haunts and comforts Anne. As her confinement drags on, Anne has dreams of her grandmother that fill… read analysis of Grandma

Peter Schiff ("Petel")

Although Peter Schiff (or "Petel," as Anne affectionately calls him) was a real person in her life, he becomes less of a person and more of an abstraction during her time in confinement. Anne has… read analysis of Peter Schiff ("Petel")