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Writing in a diary is a really strange experience for someone like me. Not only because I’ve never written anything before, but also because it seems to me that later on neither I nor anyone else will be interested in the musings of a thirteen-year-old schoolgirl. Oh well, it doesn’t matter. I feel like writing, and I have an even greater need to get all kinds of things off my chest. ‘Paper has more patience than people.’ I thought of this saying on one of those days when I was feeling a little depressed and was sitting at home with my chin in my hands, bored and listless, wondering whether to stay in or go out. I finally stayed where I was, brooding: Yes, paper does have more patience, and since I’m not planning to let anyone else read this stiff-backed notebook grandly referred to as a ‘diary’, unless I should ever find a real friend, it probably won’t make a bit of difference.

(From the Diary of Anne Frank)

i. In her description of her notebook, why does Anne use quotes around the word 'diary'?  

ii. Based on the extract, describe why writing is an effective way to express emotions. Answer in 40 words.  

iii. Provide a line/phrase from the extract that justifies why the following statement is FALSE. Anne was able to confide in a lot of people. 

iv. Mention one word that can correctly replace 'musings' in the below sentence from the extract. 

...neither I nor anyone else will be interested in the musings of a thirteenyear-old schoolgirl.

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(i) Anne uses quotes around the word 'diary' because she was being sarcastic and she did not think of her notebook as a grand diary.

(ii) Anne mentions that 'Paper has more patience than people', which implies that it is easier to express emotions by writing them down as compared to expressing them to another person. Writing thus serves as an effective, patient, and non-judgmental outlet for thoughts and feelings.

[The question requires inference and understanding of Anne's emotional state and its connection to her writing.]

(iii) A line from the extract is (any one):

♦...unless I should ever find a real friend...

♦ Paper has more patience than people.

(iv) thoughts/reflections