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    Little Women, a novel about four young teenagers growing up during the Civil War can be seen by a feminist perspective. Alcott used these characters as a parallel to her life. The four girls - Meg, Amy, Jo and Beth- each had their own purpose in the novel. Alcott depicted herself as Jo March. Jo, unlike all the other girls in her time did not care about societal norms. She did not try to fit in. She does not want to be a girl; she wants to be a man. Jo openly says how she wishes to be a

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    Little Women Summary of Part One Little Women tells the story of the four March sisters, Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy as they grow from childhood to adulthood. The story is set during the Civil War times. The March girls are struggling because their father is away at war and funds are limited. Jo and Meg have to work outside from home, not only because their father is away at war but also, because he lost all of his money trying to help a friend in need. Jo works for her bitter Aunt March. Meg spends

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    Title: Little Women Number of Pages: 562 Original Copyright Date: 1868 Date Completed: February 23, 2000 Author: Louisa May Alcott Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Plot Summary: Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy are the March sisters. Their father is off to war and they rely on their mother, Marmee, to see them through the hard times of the Civil War. In the first part of this book the reader is introduced to the characters. Meg is the sensible one, Jo is the tomboy , Beth is the sweet one, and Amy is the artistic

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    was known not only as a great writer, but also a fighter for justice and advocate of human rights. No matter how many difficulties Louisa faced in her life, she had succeeded in achieving her dream. She wrote one of the greatest books of her era, Little Women. She participated in anti-slavery activities, and was a non-official feminist. She worked hard for fans and neither for fame nor money. Louisa May Alcott is example for all of the people in the world. Louisa May Alcott was born in a poor but full

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    Journal Entry #2 “Oh, my girls , however long you may live , I never can wish you a greater happiness than this !”(449) These are the concluding words to Little Women, and concludes the message presented by the novel . Marmen tries to teach the girls that a woman can go through life as they choose , but that no matter what a woman should always make sacrifices for their family , one 's family should be a sacred and valuable thing , and by making sacrifices for one 's family , happiness

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    Little Women by Louisa May Alcott has long been considered a Classic piece of American literature, even since its publication in 1868. Many critics, including the author of one of the novel’s introductions, remark that this is due to, mainly, the casual reader’s ability to relate to the March sisters, the subtle rebelliousness against Victorian anti-feminist ideals, and the novel’s dismissal of old archetypes for its female characters. Although the relatability of characters does not qualify a novel

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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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    Feminism and Society in "Little Women"

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    The story Little Women takes place at a time when women were taking on uncustomary roles like physical laborer, family protector and provider, and military volunteer while their husbands served during the Civil War. Keeping within the boundaries of the time, Louisa May Alcott uses herself and her own three sisters to create this classical novel from personal experiences. Each sister is different. They each set goals and dreams for their selves whether it goes along with their contemporary society

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    Little Women is a musical based on a novel by an American author named Louisa May Alcott. The novel follows the lives of four sisters- Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy March and it is loosely based on the author’s own childhood experiences with her sisters. The musical is a production by the Repertory Philippines, which is directed by Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, who has been an actress for Repertory Philippines for more than 15 years. Lauchengco-Yulo describes the play as, “ a beautiful story based on one of the

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    Little Women, Louisa May Alcott Book Theme: In the arduous journey from childhood to adulthood, a young woman is faced with two things that need great attention and balance - the progress of her individual social standing, and the welfare of her immediate family. Main Conflict: The book does not really follow the traditional single plot line characteristic of many stories (especially during the time it was written). Alcott illustrated the roads the four March girls Amy, Beth, Jo, and Meg take

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