The Life Of Louisa May Alcott 's ' Little Women ' Essay

1082 Words Dec 14th, 2015 5 Pages
The universe; at first glance, it may seem so simple, but in reality, it is an intricate ideology. This bigger-than-life place inhabits, more or less, an astonishing one hundred billion galaxies! Of all of these galaxies, there is the beautiful and spirally Milky Way Galaxy, where if someone would look hard enough, may see our solar system. Out of all nine planets, there is the Planet Earth, and out of all seven billion people there are on Earth, there is you. Many people may not know, but everyone obtains a purpose in life. It may be as little as being successful in a job, or something as big as changing the world. One’s purpose may even inspire someone to enhance or change their intentions for the better or worse. In one of Louisa May Alcott’s greatest novels, Little Women, a great amount of detail is represented for one of the sister’s purposes in life. Despite living a short life, Beth March’s purposes included selflessness, compassion, and acceptance. Although all of Beth’s other sisters attempted to be selfless, Beth seemed to enforce it the most. “Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents,’ grumbled Jo… ‘We’ve got Father and Mother, and each other’” (3). During one of many the Christmas years, the March family were in great poverty, and therefore had very little to receive for the season. The March Sisters

were immensely disappointed and upset about the sudden change of tradition, however, Beth discussed to her sisters that the true meaning of Christmas…

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