Quality Of Life In Otto Frank's The Diary Of Anne Frank

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In The Diary of Anne Frank, Otto Frank is a reliable leader and caring father. From the beginning, readers see that he is the head of the annex. He responsibly gives rules and keeps the annex in order. Being kind and thoughtful, he is highly regarded by his daughter Anne. Mr. Frank improves the quality of life in the annex through his actions, morals and personality. Mr. Frank improves the quality of life in the annex through his actions. He is welcoming to the Van Daans and Dussel. He offers the Van Daans a place in the annex to repay the help he received from Mr. Van Daan when he first came to the Netherlands (I. ii). At the arrival of Dussel, Mr Frank is quick to welcome him with a drink (I. iii). He also benefits the members of the annex by setting rules to ensure they would not get discovered (I. ii). Additionally, he helps the children with their studies. He corrects Anne and Margot’s schoolwork, making sure they finish it at the end of each day (I. iii). He helps Peter with his schooling as well (I. iii). In addition, Mr. Frank improves the quality of life in the annex through his morals. When everyone in the annex is busy arguing, Mr. Frank says “We don’t need the Nazis to destroy us. We’re destroying ourselves (II. iii).” He points out that they did not need a larger force to tear them apart; by fighting they could do it themselves. He desires peace in the annex, which is shown throughout the play when he puts conflicts to an end. For example, when Anne refuses

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