Chapter 4

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Class 10
English
Solutions
7. What do these statements tell you about Anne Frank as a person? (i) We don’t seem to be able to get any closer and that’s the problem. Maybe it’s my fault that we don’t confide in each other.

Question:

Thinking about the Text

What do these statements tell you about Anne Frank as a person?

(i) We don’t seem to be able to get any closer and that’s the problem. Maybe it’s my fault that we don’t confide in each other.

(ii) I don’t want, to jcft; down the facts in this diary the way most people would, but I want the diary to be my friend.

(iii)Margot went to Holland in December and I followed in February, when I was plunked down on the table as a birthday present for Margot.

(iv)If you ask me, there are so many dummies that about a quarter of the class should be kept back, but teachers are the most unpredictable creatures on Earth.

(v) Anyone could ramble on and leave big spaces between the words, but the trick was to come up with convincing arguments to prove the necessity of talking.

Answer:

(i)Anne is reserved.

(ii)She is self-confident and inventive.

(iii)She is humorous as well.

(iv)Anne is intelligent.

(v)She has a sense of propriety and convincing attitude.

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