Louisa May Alcott

The Absent Male in Little Women
The Absent Male in Little Women
The Absent Male in Little Women No gentlemen were admitted writes Louisa May Alcott in Little Women to describe the all-female private revue the March sisters perform. And as the novel progresses, one cannot help but wonder if this same sentiment does indeed echo throughout the novel, as male characters are conspicuously absent while all the pivotal parts are played by the women characters. This gender imbalance -- in that there are more female characters than male in Little Women -- is espec
A Long Fatal Love Chase
A Long Fatal Love Chase
A Long Fatal Love Chase Louisa May Alcott Louisa May Alcott's background influenced her to write the tragedy A Long Fatal Love Chase. One important influence on the story was her father's role as a leading transcendentalist (Doner 342). Transcendentalism states that society is a necessary evil (Clendenning 371). Simi-larly, Rosamond Vivian, the main character in the book, states her opinion of society when she says: Law and custom I know nothing of, public opinion I despise, and shame and fear
Colegio Evelyn Rogers
Colegio Evelyn Rogers
Colegio Evelyn Rogers Book Report Reading: Mr Jonhson . LITTLE WOMAN MARIANNA DEMARINO. AUTHOR: Louisa May Alcott. Main Characters: Meg, Amy, Beth, Jo, Mrs. March, Laurie. “LITTEL WOMAN” At Chistmas four March girls decided that they would all try hard to be good, and never to be lazy, or selfish. Meg, the oldest, won’t coplain about her job or not having preety dresses. Jowon’t argue and get angy and run wild like a boy . Beth will try hard to be breaver, and littel Amy will think less of hers
Little Women
Little Women
“Little Women” Juliana Queiroga 12/17/98 The book “Little Women” was written by Louisa May Alcott in 1867. Louisa May wrote “Little Women” based on the life she actually knew. In the book you can find things that relate to her life, like Jo’s painful beginning as an author and Beth’s death, which was based on the lost of her own sister of the same name. When she must give Jo a husband she is awkward, and with good reason: in real life Jo never had a suitor or a love-affair. She knew Jo as she kn
A Biography On Lousia May Alcot
A Biography On Lousia May Alcot
A Biography On Lousia May Alcot Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. When she was almost 2 years old, Louisa's family moved to Massachusetts, the state where she lived the bulk of her life. The family moved many times over the years, usually back and forth between Boston and Concord (Mass.). Some notable places Louisa lived were Fruitlands in Harvard, Massachusetts; Hillside in Concord; and Orchard House, also in Concord. Fruitlands was the site of her fa
Trancendentalism
Trancendentalism
Trancendentalism TRANSCENDENTALISM A MODERN PHILOSOPHY Mankind has lost its place at the center of God’s universe. Now, when you watch the weather, or plants growing, or someone suddenly die, what you feel is obnoxious bafflement. In the past, you might have said God was responsible or the devil... Definitions of the universe based on speculation or on scriptural faith are no longer automatically accepted... You would have looked out on this vast and undefined universe in would’ve thought, a
Little Women
Little Women
Little Women 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 i