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Anne discusses the irony of how rich her family was—both her parents grew up with a lot of wealth—compared with how they live now, with not even enough to eat.
Anne doesn’t believe she needs to be rich, but does want to study in London and Paris, have beautiful clothes, and live a life of adventure.
Miep tells Anne and Margot about a party she went to at a rich cousin’s house and about all of the delicious food. The sisters are really hungry and can’t stop thinking about the fancy feast Miep enjoyed.