Anne Frank Tackk

Trina Phan
Period 6

At the end of Act Two, Scene 4, Anne tells Peter about the "safe haven" she imagines. She describes it as being able to "have it any way you like" (Goodrich 951).  Anne is trying to tell Peter that no matter how terrible things get, you can always imagine anything anyway you'd like.  She describes one of the things you can imagine as being able to have  "violets and roses and chrysanthemums blooming all at the same time" (Goodrich 951).  Maybe this place where all of these flowers are blooming at the same time is Anne's "safe haven", and maybe this "safe haven" is the only place where she can escape reality.  Anne could be telling Peter about this because she might also want him to have his own place where he can escape reality.

Work Cited

Goodrich, Frances, Albert Hackett, and Anne Frank. The Diary of Anne Frank. Prentice Hall Literature. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education, 2012. 855–956. Web. 23 March 2014. <http:// www.pearsonsuccessnet.com>.