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    The Silence of Womanhood

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    Maggie McGee 09 Dec. 2013 In the early nineteenth century, the ideology of “The Cult of Domesticity” was formed. According to Maggie McGee’s expert report on “The Cult of Domesticity,” this ideology was a set of conventions, “that defined the roles of women and their place in the social hierarchy.” Women were expect to uphold four major virtues; piety, purity, submissiveness, and domesticity. Under the cult of domesticity, women were expected to be the “moral guardians of the home and [within] society

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    My Mother My mother is without a doubt the most important person in my life. In “Jo’s Boys,” Louisa May Alcott writes, “Mothers can forgive anything! Tell me all, and be sure that I will never let you go, though the whole world should turn from you.” Alcott could not say it better; it is well known that a mother’s love is unconditional. She is the only individual who will invariably stand with us through our good and bad times no matter what. I am a very family oriented person; I consider my mom

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    Louisa May Alcott, whom was a very detailed and expressive novelist was well known for her excerpt “Death of A Soldier,” as it was based on her experience working as a nurse at the union hospital in Georgetown. Her story was very touching on how she had to face a challenge during one of her rounds as a nurse. The purpose of Alcott writing this story was to get the readers to visually picture what was going on in that exact scene as she witnessed her patient John suffer deeply from wounds after

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    Women of the Civil War

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    Women of the Civil War Women may have been little recognized for their contributions to the war effort, but they were not untouched (Civil War Women). The women of the Civil War held many jobs and contributed greatly to the war. Loreta Velazquez disguised herself as a Confederate soldier and Rose O’Neal Greenhow was a spy for the Confederates and Louisa May Alcott was a nurse for the Union soldiers. During the Civil War, women disguise themselves as men to help the war efforts. They disguised themselves

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    Little Women by Louisa Alcott would definitely appeal to women of all types and ages. Little Women appeals to a broad audience, its full of the values and beliefs, and it paints a very real picture of most American’s lives at the time. The reason for this book appealing to such a broad audience lies in all the characters’ personalities. Mrs. March is a strong, independent woman who never falters, therefore she relates to all independent women; but she is also a mother who plants strong values in

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    Little Women Bliss

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    In Louisa May Alcott’s novel, Little Women, some of the recurring themes include learning to appreciate what you have and that having money does not guarantee happiness-- family and love are just as important for the well being of oneself. These themes are taught to the five girls of the March family- Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy- by their thoughtful, affectionate mother. The mother’s wisdom is gradually passed down to her four daughters, teaching them the importance of love, gratefulness, and selflessness

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    Journal by Louisa May Alcott share the common theme of the importance of an individual’s contribution during the Civil War. Joby from “The Drummer Boy of Shiloh” contributed to the Civil War by being a drummer boy and by setting the fast and uplifting pace. Charley from Soldier’s Heart contributed to the Civil War by volunteering himself as a soldier even though it was illegal because at the time, soldiers were being killed and the army desperately needed more. Louisa May Alcott from Civil War Journal

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    Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832 in Germantown, PA to Amos Bronson Alcott & Abby May Alcott. Her siblings were Abigail May Alcott Nieriker, Anna Alcott Pratt, and Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. The Alcott’s were a poverty stricken family but they were rich in the areas of family unity and intellectuality. When she was 8 she would keep a journal, documenting her excitements, her states, and her trouble monitoring her anger. While a little girl she was drawn to become anti-slavery because

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    time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age ill bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success” (Alcott). The wise words of an All-American author who lived a boundless life. From journal and diary entries to novels, short stories, and poems Louisa Alcott had great success and published many books in her lifetime. Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on November 29, 1832. Louisa wasn’t like every other girl in her time in fact she was nothing

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