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THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK: FREE ONLINE STUDY GUIDE
Note: Regarding the van Daan family name: The actual name of the family
was van Pels, but for privacy concerns, all others in the diary were assigned
Mr. van Daan
Otto Frank’s Jewish associate who stays in hiding with the Franks, along with his wife and son.
Mrs. van Daan
The wife of Mr. van Daan and mother of Peter. She is a quarrelsome woman whom Anne does not really like.
Peter van Daan
The van Daans’ son. A teenager of about fifteen years of age, he becomes Anne’s sweetheart, even though he is shy and quiet.
A Jewish man who joins the Franks in hiding and shares a room with Anne. In his late fifties, he is a dentist by profession and bossy by nature.
A young typist at the office who is friendly with the ladies in hiding and who helps provide them with supplies.
A young Dutch lady who also helps the Jews in hiding by supplying food and other necessities. Because she always tries to cheer them up, everyone is very fond of her.
Miep’s fiancé who seems to be working with some anti-Nazi underground group.
Otto Frank’s friend and business partner who is a great support to the van Daans and Franks.
A Dutch gentleman who takes responsibility for the group in the secret annex. He works in the office in front of the hiding place and does most of the “under the table” work for the Jews.
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