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This article contains spoilers for "I Am Anne Frank (Part 1)," the November 7th episode of "American Horror Story: Asylum." In only four episodes, FX's "American Horror Story: Asylum" has already presented aliens and demons, multiple limbs forcibly amputated or torn off, Nazi doctors, deranged serial killers and mutants living out in the woods. It feels like literally anything could happen on the show, between the genuine frights and the campily over-the-top ones, and anyone could be sane or insane. But in Wednesday's episode "I Am Anne Frank (Part 1)," in which Franka Potente turned up as Briarcliff Manor's newest inmate and the show's most recent wild twist, claiming to be the famous diarist all grown up, a theme has started to emerge from the madness. "American Horror Story: Asylum" may be, as a series, nuts, but it also seems to have an overarching vision in mind about how victims »


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