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    Margaret “Meg” March Brook, the oldest March sister in Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women, is demure yet fierce in her loyalty. Although she cares too much about other’s opinions, she learns to focus on kindness rather than charm and propriety, and value hard work over wealth. Known to be motherly, Meg loves and encourages her friends and younger sisters. She embodies warmth and compassion in her family throughout the book, first when she is living at home with her mother and sisters

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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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    Alcott's Little Women and Defending Individuals Little Women by Louisa May Alcott is an American novel that dominated literature studies in the mid-19th century. It was initially published in two parts and has been recognized as a unique piece of literature with a powerful message. One of its most influential themes is about people's rights, both men and women; even though it can be argued that she had a stronger bias towards the latter. Throughout the book, the author questions the functioning

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    Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women is set during the Civil War. Four girls - Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy - live with their mother while their father is away fighting in the war. Although Little Women displays many themes, feminism is one of the most prominent ones. During the Civil War, feminism was unheard of. It was the norm for the women to get married. Feminism meant being against the rules. That is why this theme is so important. Out of the four girls, Jo is the one who portrays feminism, but

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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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    The majority of society views conflict as a negative aspect of life, but authors love to use it to benefit their writing. Conflict is common in writing as it is essential to the plot and often numerous other aspects. In Louisa May Alcott's novel, Little Women, the main characters experience a variety of conflicts. In this book, the author uses conflict to develop the characters and show their growth. The four main characters, sisters Amy, Beth, Jo, and Meg, experience Person vs. Self, Person vs. Person

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    times let her anger cause her to act out on other people and it ending up in a bad situation. She is very head strong and thinks that she can do things on her own with no help needed. 4. Jo is the main character in Little Women 5. Jo is an important person because the story ‘Little Women’ revolves around her. She has a large part in the story and among the sisters. 1. Meg March 2. Meg is a good girl who loves to help out anyway she can one way is by watching the King children. When Meg gets older

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    soon becomes a part of, which greatly influence her later works. Alcott’s most famous work, “Little Women,” was published in 1868, and was read by many young girls even today. Evolving from a struggling family to a world renowned author, Louisa May Alcott inspired her era and eras beyond by her writing talents in her some of her works such as “My Contraband,” “Little Women,” and “Jo’s Boys (Boston Women 's Heritage Trail).” My Contraband” is a rich short story that demonstrates just how profound

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    Louisa Alcott’s novel Little Women is posed during the Civil War. There are four girls: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy. They live with their mother while their father is away fighting in the war. Little Women displays many themes. However, feminism is one of the important themes displayed. During the Civil War, women were expected to get married, and while Jo portrays feminism, she gets married in the end of the novel. This aspect demonstrates that even though someone wants to change the way something is

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    Compare and contrast the depiction of fatherhoods in Little Women and Treasure Island. When discussing fatherhood in relation to both novels, we see that in both, the father is either primarily absent or irrelevant to the plot. The element of fatherhood comes from the characters designed to replace or substitute the absent or lost fathers. Treasure Island finds two figures available for Jim to form a paternal relationship, and the moral juxtaposition they present has as much to do with Jim growing

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