Louisa May Alcott 's Beginnings And Family Life

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Gabby Middendorf
Ms. Masur
English 11/ Pd. 4
17 November 2014
Louisa May Alcott Outline
Biography
Intro. Thesis: Louisa May Alcott’s beginnings and family life were unpromising, but they influenced much of her writing and helped her become very successful later on in her life.
Early years
Influences
Later years
Works Summary
Little Women Author Analysis
Intro.
Thesis: Louisa May Alcott’s stories describe the child’s path to virtue, have the similar moral of simplicity as the best path, and are drawn from Alcott’s childhood.
Learning to become virtuous
Stories drawn from childhood
Similar moral of simplicity
Recreation
Explanation
Intro.
Thesis: The story mimics Alcott’s writing style in that both include the similar topic of transcendentalism, the similar theme of simplicity, and the topic is similar to Alcott’s main topic, namely, family.
Transcendentalism
Simplicity
Topic of family
Conclusion

Gabby Middendorf
Ms. Masur
English 11/ Pd. 4
17 November 2014
Louisa May Alcott
Biography
Louisa May Alcott is one of many Romantic era authors. Her family was very close-knit, but they were very poor, and only when she was older did she make a substantial income. Her numerous works include Little Women, Jo’s Boys, and Hospital Sketches. Louisa May Alcott’s beginnings and family life were unpromising, but they influenced much of her writing and helped her become very successful later on in her life.
Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, PA, on November
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