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The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

by Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank Thursday, October 1, 1942 Summary

  • Everybody is scared and shocked at a sudden ringing of the doorbell at 8 p.m., an usual time for someone to come calling at a business office. Thankfully, it turns out to be nothing.
  • They celebrate Mrs. van Daan’s birthday.
  • Peter and Anne dress up, Peter in women’s clothes and Anne in men’s, to amuse the adults.
  • Mrs. van Daan likes to flirt with Mr. Frank. Apparently she likes patting his cheeks and hiking up her skirt and stuff. Thankfully Anne’s dad isn’t remotely interested.
  • The three teenagers are going to start taking a shorthand course at home.

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