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noun: a feeling of imitation or resentment resulting from a slight, especially to one's pride.
a person who is abnormally anxious about their health
a person who always imagines illnesses
(of a person) pleasant because of a personality, qualities, or interests that are similar to one's own
(of a thing) pleasant or agreeable because suited to one's taste or inclination
diligent and hardworking
behaving in such a way as to suggest sexual attraction; flirtatious
(of punishment or a person in authority) permissive, merciful, or tolerant
silly and pointless
excessively and unreasonably critical, esp. of small faults.
* lacking cohesion; not sticking together
* not coherent; specific
not logically connected; disjointed
* not showing or using coherent speech, thought, etc. [ he mumbled an incoherent sentence
* the belief that all events are predetermined and therefore inevitable
* a submissive attitude to events, resulting from such a belief
Unnecessary, esp. through being more than enough
* Unjustly inflicting hardship and constraint, esp. on a minority or other subordinate group.
* Weighing heavily on the mind or spirits; causing depression or discomfort.
-morally bad; wicked
-[archaic] of little worth or value
* kept secret or done secretly, esp. because illicit
* too long, slow, or dull: tiresome or monotonous
Anger at something that seems unjust, unfair, mean
* in a way that does not consider the real problems or possible disadvantages of something
* Gaily; without a care
* happily, especially because you do not realize that something is wrong
* furiously angry.
-(of a color or the skin) Having a dark *
* Of, involving, or absorbed in meditation or considered thought
-Not mixed or diluted with any different or extra elements; complete and absolute: "pure, unadulterated jealousy".
- (of food or drink) Having no inferior added substances; pure "unadulterated whole-milk yogurt".
○ Standing out so as to be clearly visible
○ Attracting notice or attention
○ (of a person) subject to sudden or unpredictable changes of mood or mind
○ of containing the element mercury
○ of the planet mercury
Not embarrassed, disconcerted, or ashamed
○ Too extreme to bear; intolerable.
○ Having or showing unbearable arrogance or conceit.
○ Showing great attention to detail; very careful precise
○ Persevering - returns to the Annexe despite all the memories it brought back, memories that reminded him that his family is dead: "He stands looking slowly around, making a supreme effort at self-control...His eye is caught by...a woman's white glove. He holds it in his hand and suddenly all of his self-control is gone. He breaks down, crying." (Goodrich and Hackett 6). This was revealed through speech and actions.
○ Thoughtful - He let Peter join his kids' studies since Peter's father got mad at him for playing with his cat instead. He basically saved him from his father's wrath.
Dignified- Mrs. Frank is always correcting Anne and telling her not to be they way she is and how she needs to be dignified.
Mr. Van Daan
○ Spoiled- Mr. Van Daan- Usually complains most of the time
○ Aggressive - In Act 1 Scene 5, he pushes Mrs. Van Daan down, and when Peter tries to help her, he pushes Peter down too. To make matter worse, Mrs. Van Daan was in hysterics because she was afraid it was the Green Police coming to get them, and Peter was trying to help his mother.
○ Free-Spirited - She started to undressing front of everybody in the Annexe, while any other woman during 1940s (and today, too) wouldn't even dare to do that. Woman in the 1940s were very reserved and covered up, with the exception of Anne.
Mrs. Van Daan
○ Unreserved- Mrs. Van Daan is very unreserved because she (unlike other women at the time) lift up her skirt to show her legs to Anne in front of everyone( it was very improper to do this at the time being in the story). Also she kissed Mr. Frank on the cheek in front of her son, husband, Mrs. Frank, and Anne which was embarrassing for all of them. Also in the time being it was very improper for a girl to even kiss a boy at the time being.
Nervous - in Act 1, Scene 2, she was worried something had happened to the Franks when they didn't show up at the Annexe on time and kept sharing her fears with her husband without end. Also, when the robber came in Act 1 Scene 5, she fell to her knees in hysterics, saying that if it was the Green Police, they could bribe them with money.
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