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    Louisa May Alcott and Her Work

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    Louisa May Alcott and Her Work Louisa May Alcott was a great writer of her time and is the perfect example of how mixed messages during the American Renaissance affected the lives of young women everywhere. In the book Little Women Louisa gives Marmee the appearance and attitudes of her own mother, Abba Alcott. Her mother once wrote women should assert their, "right to think, feel, and live individually·be something in yourself." In contrast, Louisaâs father, Bronson Alcott, felt

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    Women of the Civil War

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    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 for many reasons including: to fight for their country, to fight for their rights, to fight along side their

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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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    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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    Louisa May Alcott

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    Louisa May Alcott. Alone, these words mean nothing, but together they spark to life a real, highly spirited, and independent person. Louisa May Alcott is a famous children’s American author with a rebellious spirit, having ideas that challenge the society of that time. She lived from November 29, 1832 to March 6, 1888, passing from this world at age 56. Her surroundings certainly influence her works, for she lived during the Transcendentalism and Romantic periods, not to mention the ghastly, but

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    Throughout her career, Louisa May Alcott wrote about the many things she experienced growing up; most relatable, Little Women, allows the reader to connect with the characters and relate to the ups and downs in life. Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. She lived with her father, Bronson Alcott; her mother, Abby May Alcott; and her older sister, Anna Bronson, age 1. In 1834, the family moved to Boston, Massachusetts. A year later, on June 24, 1835, her sister

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