`` My Book Came Out `` By Louisa May Alcott Essay

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“My book came out; and people began to think that topsy-turvy Louisa would amount to something after all…” This is just one of many quotes by Louisa May Alcott. She was an American author who wrote a lot of books, and her most popular novel was Little Women. She worked under various pseudonyms for her novels, short stories, and poems. She were remember by how she wrote most of her books and how she got through her tragedies in her life.

To begin, Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29, 1832. First she lived in Germantown, Pennsylvania with her mother and father. She also had three sisters, and she was second oldest out of all the siblings plus she had two brothers. Next they moved to Boston, Massachusetts so her father could live out his career to be a teacher by setting up a Temple School. Then, in the 1840s, they moved to Concord so they could see how it feels in the country. Likewise, they participated in 1843 in an experiment known as the Fruitlands which was a communal village. However, Louisa made some true family friends there named Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Furthermore, she played with her sisters when she could, but mostly she was writing about her life. Surprisingly her father wanted to let his daughters believe in not only God, but more in science and nature. Nevertheless, his project failed and then they moved back to Concord. After moving back she and mother were grieving about her sister dieing, she died by is scarlet fever and the…

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