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TUESDAY, MAY 9, 1944 

  • The inhabitants of the Secret Annex learn that they will be restricted from doing anything during the lunch hour because Mrs. B, who used to be demonstrator for the business, wants to eat her box lunch in the office at 2pm every afternoon.
  • This also means that they can’t get supplies and potatoes from Bep during the lunch hour.
  • The group jokes about getting rid of Mrs. B by slipping her a laxative.
  • Anne notes Mr. Dussel’s bathroom use schedule. He seems to go very predictably at the same times every day.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1944 

  • A little bit more humor in Anne’s gloomy life: The cat pees and misses the litter box. It leaks through the floor and down next to the potatoes. Anne is in hysterics.

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 1944 

  • Peter gets a major scolding for being more than a pest to his mom. Probably isn’t a good idea to hit your mom...

THURSDAY, MAY 11, 1944 (SECOND ENTRY)

  • Anne is really busy with schoolwork, doing things like reading a biography of Galileo. She’s so busy she has to neglect her "work" (a.k.a. mythology studying).
  • Anne wants to publish a book called The Secret Annex and is sure that her diary with be a big help in the eventual writing of the book.
  • Anne is writing a work of fiction that she claims is based on her father’s life.

SATURDAY, MAY 13, 1944 

  • Pim’s birthday was yesterday and everyone tried to spoil him.

TUESDAY, MAY 16, 1944 

  • The van Daans have an argument about who will win the war—the Germans or the Allies. Mrs. van Daan thinks that Germans could win, which makes her husband mad. They’re incredible bickerers.
  • The Franks can’t resist laughing at the van Daans’ silly arguments.
  • Anne does a survey about what kinds of books and subjects each member of the Secret Annex prefers.

FRIDAY, MAY 19, 1944 

  • All is well between Anne and Peter. He seems kind of needy and affection-starved.
  • Anne decides she will not reveal her inner self to him unless he works for it. Now that she’s conquered him, she takes a step back.

SATURDAY, MAY 20, 1944 

  • Anne’s entire portfolio of work is soaked when a vase is tipped over, though most of it is recoverable. Her math book, unfortunately, is also recoverable.

MONDAY, MAY 22, 1944 

  • The British invasion of Holland hasn’t happened yet, so Mr. Frank loses his bet with Mr. van Daan.
  • Anne thinks it’s a bit foolish that the Dutch people think it’s the duty of the English to liberate Holland. Anne points out that the first priority of the English is to protect their own people.
  • More Dutch people are beginning to express anti-Semitism and Anne hopes that the good, righteous Dutch people will prevail over the racists.

THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1944 

  • Bep just got engaged, which Anne thinks is a bad idea. She thinks Bep’s fiancé will hold Bep back from her dreams.
  • More bad news. The vegetable man is picked up by the police for hiding two…(Go to the next entry.)

THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1944 (SECOND ENTRY)

  • … Jews in his house. This is a big personal loss as well, as the girls (Bep and Miep) can’t haul potatoes that far.

FRIDAY, MAY 26, 1944 

  • Anne begins to despair. Will life ever be normal again? Will the war end? Will they make it until the war ends?
  • Anne briefly mentions how much responsibility and tension their protectors carry.
  • The plumbing is broken.
  • Miep is all stressed because she’s worried that the Secret Annex crew thinks the protectors are anti-Semitic. Mr. Franks is astonished and tries to talk her out of the idea.
  • Anne wonders if it would have been better not to go into hiding and just be dead right now instead of suffering so much.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 1944 

  • Anne finally resorts to discussing the weather—but in truth, the heat makes everybody inside and outside the Secret Annex miserable.

MONDAY, JUNE 5, 1944 

  • The cat has decided to stop using the litter box and the whole Annex reeks.

MONDAY, JUNE 5, 1944 (SECOND ENTRY)

  • Bad news in the Secret Annex: a falling out between the Franks and Mr. Dussel over the butter, Mrs. van Daan flirting heavily with Mr. Dussel, very little food available, and Mr. Dussel is holding back more of his stashed goods.

TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 1944 

  • D-Day! The invasion has begun. The British are invading France.
  • The Secret Annex listens to a lot of radio, including a speech by Eisenhower.
  • Anne is so excited and wonders if 1944 will bring an end to the war.
  • The invasion seems to be going well, and Anne gives some interesting details about the number of planes in use and how many tons of bombs are being dropped.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 1944 

  • Good news from the Allied front. However, the war will probably not be over until the end of the year.
  • Everybody in the Annex reads a biography of the composer Franz Liszt. Anne describes him as a fine man, but "exceptionally vain."

TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 1944 

  • Anne turns fifteen. She receives an art history book, a set of underwear, a handkerchief, two bottles of yogurt, a pot of jam, a spiced gingerbread cake, a book on botany, a bracelet, exercise books, sweet peas, three slices of full-cream cheese… The riches are stupendous given that just a couple months earlier she was eating rotten lettuce and endives.
  • The invasion is going well, with the Allied forces having captured many French towns.
  • Anne again points out how foolish the Dutch people are for thinking the English are lazy because they have not yet liberated Holland.
  • Anne reviews her faults and wonders if she is as arrogant as people think. She’s determined to change and tries to refute her accusers’ arguments against her character. She takes criticism very deeply to heart.
  • Anne thinks Peter loves her as a friend, not as a girlfriend. She feels like he isn’t sharing his whole self with her and can’t understand why he’s holding back.
  • Anne is aching to be outdoors and in nature. She feels that nature is rejuvenating and restores her courage.
  • Anne is an early feminist. She’s wondering why women have always been considered inferior to men, and why women have gone along with it for so long. She’s angry that her culture values the suffering of male soldiers, but not the pain of women who bear children for the continuation of the human race.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 1944 

  • Mrs. van Daan has totally freaked out. She’s talking about lots of morbid stuff, like getting shot. She quarrels, cusses, and cries. And it makes everybody else rude or morose.
  • She’s also totally jealous of Peter’s affection for Anne.
  • Mr. Kugler has received another call-up for doing forced work by the Germans, but he is trying to get out of it.

FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 1944 

  • Anne herself says, "nothing special going on here."

TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 1944 

  • Everything is wonderful. The Allies have recaptured and liberated a lot of land. Everyone is just waiting for them to reach Holland.
  • German women not in military service are being evacuated.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30, 1944 

  • Bad weather.
  • Tempers are improving, although the van Daans seem to be snagging sugar.
  • Bep has changed her hairstyle and Miep has the week off.
  • Mr. Dussel is doing a root canal on Anne, who almost passes out from the pain of the procedure.
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