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 her with hope and strength. She begins to view her grandmother as a guardian angel – a symbol of hope in a time of great suffering and sadness.
Grandma Symbol Timeline in The Diary of Anne Frank
The timeline below shows where the symbol Grandma appears in The Diary of Anne Frank. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
December 29th. Anne's visions continue. This time, she has visions of both her grandmother and Hanneli. "Grandma, oh my sweet Grandma. How little we understood what she suffered," she... (full context)