Question: Why does Anne hate Mrs Van Daan?

Van Daans daughter. Annes diary makes it clear that she considers Mrs Van Daan to be a constant complainer—moody, panicky and neurotic. She is the source of many disturbances and much bickering in the secret annex which the Frank and Van Daan families are forced to share.

Why does Anne dislike Mrs. van Daan?

van Daan better. Anne finds that if she doesnt fight back, Mrs. van Daan will usually back off pretty quickly. However, Anne does not respect her because she is whiny, argumentative, and feels sorry for herself.

What is the conflict between Mrs. van Daan and Anne?

Van Daan are always bickering, but they still love each other. Mr. Dussel and Anne struggle to figure out who is going to get to use their shared room. Because of food rationing and acquiring food ration booklets, the families must go without much food.

Why was Mrs. van Daan jealous?

Mrs. Van Daan appears to be jealous of their relationship. She does not want to lose the close connection that she has with her son; however, at times, she does take on a maternal role with Anne. Anne is able to confide in her when she feels she cannot talk with her own mother.

How did Mrs Van Daan treat Anne?

van Daan as a friendly, teasing woman, but later calls her an instigator. She is a fatalist and can be petty, egotistical, flirtatious, stingy, and disagreeable. Mrs. van Daan frequently complains about the familys situation—criticism that Anne does not admire or respect.

What does Mr Van Daan think of Anne?

van Daan as a friendly, teasing woman, but later calls her an instigator. She is a fatalist and can be petty, egotistical, flirtatious, stingy, and disagreeable. Mrs. van Daan frequently complains about the familys situation—criticism that Anne does not admire or respect.

Did Mr Van Daan really steal food?

If anything, Otto Frank repaid his debt to the Van Daans ten-fold by welcoming them into the attic. Mr. Van Daans selfishness is evident at the beginning of the play, and it continues to grow until he actually begins stealing food from the Annex storage bin.

What does Mr. Van Daan think of Anne?

van Daan as a friendly, teasing woman, but later calls her an instigator. She is a fatalist and can be petty, egotistical, flirtatious, stingy, and disagreeable. Mrs. van Daan frequently complains about the familys situation—criticism that Anne does not admire or respect.

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