What Is The Theme Of Little Women By Louisa May Alcott

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Louisa May Alcott was one of the America's best-known writers of young people fiction. Alcott showed the lives of four sisters and their dreams Louisa May Alcott's in Little Women showed the difficulties that are communicated with the gender roles between women and men during the Civil War in America. The civil war was a clear metaphor for internal conflict of four little women grils.The story was based on the childhood experiences Alcott shared with her real-life sisters, Anna, May and Elizabeth.
According to “Nicola Watson” the publication of little women in 1868 that talks about a founding myth of American girlhood. The story of a family of four girls and how they grow up during the American Civil War. (Louisa May Alcott, little women (1868-9)”p.13-17”.
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The second point will talks about Louisa May Alcott that defense the individual rights of men in the character of Laurie. The third point talks about the articles that support the idea. The final point whether agree or disagree with the quote and then conclusion of the essay. According to “"Little Women": Alcott's Civil War” by Judith Fetterley, The overt messages of Little Women are clearly presented in the first two…show more content…
Laurie wanted to be a musician but Laurie grandfather’s wants him to work as business man because of money.

In my opinion, I agree with the quote because she makes Jo married at the end because the society at that time refused the working women and Jo gave up her dreams. She defense also the individual rights in the case of Laurie did not talk a lot in the novel but talks a lot about four little women. His grandfather force him to work as businessmen because of the society and not work as musician.

At the end of the essay talks about four little women and their dreams. Secondly, the different roles between men and women in American society at that time. Women did not equal with men and women try to demands the women rights to be equality with men. For example in little women showed the character of Jo that was against women attitude and tried to demand the rights of equality to fight with her father during the civil war in addition to she wants to be a writer but the society at that time refused the working women and women must be married according to the rules of American
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