Characters
Plot
Setting
Themes
Conflict
100
Said "We're trying to hold on to some kind of ideals when everything...ideals, hopes...everything is being destroyed!"
Who is Anne
100
The play's CLIMAX (most exciting part) occurs with this event.
What is : The Nazi police arrive at the Secret Annex
100
The Franks and the Van Daans are hiding here.
What is: the building where Mr. Frank used to have his business
100
In order to unite in prayer and to honor their faith the characters celebrate THIS.
What is : Hanukkah
100
This occurrence causes Mrs. Van Daan to explode in anger against Anne.
What is: spilling milk on her fur coat
200
The calm, reasonable, logical leader of the group in the Secret Annex
Who is Mr. Frank
200
At the end of Act One, the evening when a thief in the office below them interrupts their Hanukkah celebration, Mr. Frank wants to lift everyone's spirits and remind them of their faith, so he asks Anne to do THIS.
What is : Finish singing the Hanukkah song
200
The Frank family goes into hiding because of THIS.
What is: Nazi persecution against the Jews. (or some similar answer)
200
One possible theme of this play can be summed up in the words from Anne's diary: "In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really THIS.
What is : "good at heart"
200
This causes Mrs. Frank and Mr. Van Daan to feel relieved and ashamed to have quarreled.
What is: News of the Allied Invasion (D-Day)
300
The character who said, "We could've been safe somewhere...in America or Switzerland. But no!...You couldn't leave your precious furniture."
Who is Mr. Van Daan
300
This development during the play helps Anne's time in hiding to be more tolerable and, occasionally, even enjoyable.
What is : Her relationship with Peter
300
Jews living in German-occupied territory were required to wear THIS conspicuous symbol.
What is: A yellow star (or Star of David)
300
"The world contains both good and THIS" is one possible theme of the play.
What is : evil
300
Mr. Frank made a difficult decision between helping a fellow Jew in need and THIS, when he decided to allow Dussel to join them
What is : stretching their FOOD supply (anything about food counts)
400
This person demonstrates a surprisingly dark character trait in Act Two after discovering that Mr. Van Daan has been sneaking food for himself.
Who is : Mrs. Frank
400
During Act Two, the members of the Secret Annex must cut back even further on their food rations because of THIS.
What is: The arrest of the people who were supplying them with ration books.
400
When Miep bring news of Allied forces landing on the beach in Normandy to fight against the Germans, she refers to this event as THIS
What is: the INVASION
400
At the end of the play, Mr. Frank reveals that he believes his daughter's hope for humanity for exceeds his when he says THIS.
What is : "She puts me to shame"
400
While the most obvious conflict is between the Nazis and the Franks (and the others in hiding with them), another form of conflict is the mental conflict between hope/optimism and THIS.
What is : despair; giving up; discouragement; depression
500
This person said, "No. No. It wasn't suffering. You can't say we suffered."
Who is: Miep
500
Based on Mr. Kraler's comment in the final scene of the play, we learn that the police were tipped off about the people hiding in the Secret Annex by THIS person.
Who is: The thief
500
THIS modification has been made to the office below them in order to conceal their hiding place.
What is: A BOOKCASE in front of the doorway leading up the stairs.
500
"The human spirit can triumph over evil" is a theme of this play best demonstrated by these two characters.
Who are: Anne and Mr. Frank
500
As Anne matures during the course of the play, she experiences a conflict between THIS and her maturing behaviors.
What is : Her childish side
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