Little Women

July 17, 2007|
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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A lcott prefaces Little Women with an excerpt from John Bunyan’s seventeenth-century work The Pilgrim’s Progress, an allegorical novel about leading a Christian life. Alcott’s story begins with the four March girls-Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy-sitting in their living room, lamenting their poverty. The girls decide that they will each buy themselves a present in order to brighten their Christmas. Soon, however, they change their minds and decide that instead of buying presents for themselves, they will buy presents for their mother, Marmee. Marmee comes home with a letter from Mr. March, the girls’ father, who is serving as a Union chaplain in the Civil War. The letter inspires the girls to bear their burdens more cheerfully and not to complain about their poverty.

Louisa May Alcott was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, in 1832. Two years later, she moved with her family to Boston and in 1840 to Concord, which was to remain her family home for the rest of her life. Her father, Bronson Alcott, was a transcendentalist and friend of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Alcott early realized ...
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Title:Little Women
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8.8 X 6.9 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8.8 X 6.9 X 0.8 in
Published:July 17, 2007
Publisher:Dalmatian Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781403737014

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