What did Miep Gies do?

What did Miep Gies do?

Miep Gies was one of the helpers of the people hiding in the Secret Annex. After the arrest, she kept Anne’s writings in a drawer of her desk. In 2010 she died, one hundred years old. This is her remarkable life story.

What bad news does Mr Dussel bring?

He warns him that he would not get a lot to eat in the secret annex. What news does Dussel bring from the outside? Jews are being rounded up by the Nazis and sent to concentration camps. Many people who the Franks know have been deported.

What age did Miep Gies die?

100 years (1909–2010)

Why does Mr Frank say there’s nothing the matter with our Anne that a ride on her bike or a visit with her friend wouldn’t cure?

Why does Mr. Frank say “there’s nothing the matter with our Anne that a ride on her bike, or a visit with her friend. . .wouldn’t cure?” defends and protects his daughter.

What does Mr Frank mean in the last scene when he says she puts me to shame?

being ashamed

What type of person is Mr Dussel?

Albert Dussel A dentist and an acquaintance of the Franks who hides with them in the annex. His real name is Fritz Pfeffer, but Anne calls him Mr. Dussel in the diary.

Did Miep Gies get in trouble?

She offered money to buy their freedom but did not succeed. Gies and the other helpers could have been executed if they had been caught hiding Jews; however, she was not arrested because the police officer who came to interrogate her was from Vienna, her birth town.

Why did Franks wear so many layers of clothing?

The Franks and the others know that they will be in the Annex indefinitely, so they must bring us much as they can with them to last for the duration. They wear as much as they can, in anticipation that this is all the clothes they will have. Carrying luggage for clothes will also cause suspicion from the Nazis.

What does this part of the dialogue reveal about each of the van daans?

What does this part of the dialogue reveal about each of the Van Daans? The dialogue reveals that Mrs. Van Daan is a fairly selfish person who cares a lot about her belongings and puts them above other people.

Who is helping the families who are in hiding?

The van Pels family and Fritz Pfeffer, Miep’s dentist, later join the Franks in hiding. For two years, Miep Gies supplies those in hiding with part of her food rations, news from the outside, and most importantly, friendship.

Why do the playwrights note these details of the setting?

Why do the playwrights include these details? These details are included because they let the readers know that the events of Holocaust are taking place and that things are starting to get serious. Hitler is starting to take control while the Franks, the Van Daans and Mr Dussel are in hiding.