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    How would you react to someone who doubts you because of your background? What would you say? What would you do? In the short story “The Stolen Party,” by Liliana Heker, a young girl’s mother had refused to let her go to a party, as it was meant for the rich. Due to the fact that her mother was the maid of the party’s host, she thought her daughter would be someone that is brushed aside. However, she convinces her mother to let her go, and she has quite a fun time there, playing games and having fun with monkeys, despite one girl who had questioned her background. At the end of the party, as others were receiving return gifts including yoyos and bracelets, the young girl, Rosaura, was given a mere two dollars. The poem “Borders,” by Denice Frohman, focuses on the development of a Mexican girl’s life in America. It implies that she was noticeably different and that others assumed that she was one to look down on. Although, in the end, we learn that the girl, Ana, lets go of her fears and realizes that she should be proud of all of her attributes, even if they are different. Inequality was the central idea and message in “The Stolen Party” and “Borders,” and how their appearance should not be considered as shortcomings. In the short story, “The Stolen Party,” inequality was discussed and how it affected the main character, Rosaura. For instance, in the text, it states, " ‘Ah yes, your friend,' her mother grumbled. She paused. 'Listen, Rosaura,' she said at last. 'That…

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    Alcott, L. M. (1997). A long fatal love chase. New York: Dell Pub. Louisa May Alcott is best known for Little Women and her other juvenile fiction, but she also wrote gothic thrillers. A Long Fatal Love Chase is one of these and has been referred to as a "bodice-ripper" by reviewers. Originally written for serialization in 1866, after her travels in Europe and about two years before Little Women was published, her manuscript was rejected as "too long and too sensational". Several years later,…

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    journey... In the beginning of the novel,Alyss is characterized as bored easily,immature,and spoiled. Alyss is a young girl with a huge imagination and loves to play now here are some quotes about the story,“It’s all in your head” (Beddor 22) in this quote by Genevieve. Queen Genevieve is telling Alyss that what she sees is in her head and that not to let all of the images and the stories get to her and scare her. “You can not marry the princess” (Beddor 30) said Sir Justice when he…

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    Louisa May Alcott was born on November 29,1832 in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA. Louisa then had died on March 6,1888 in Boston MA. Louisa has three sisters, Abigail May Alcott Nieriker, Anna Alcott Pratt, and Elizabeth Sewall Alcott. Louisa was an american novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women in 1868, and its sequels Little Men in 1871, and Jo's Boys in 1886. Louisa was raised by transcendantalist parents Abigail May and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England. Her…

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    “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship” -Louisa May Alcott. These words describe the adventure, struggles, growth, love, family, and lessons learned in many of Alcott’s books including Little Women. Based off of her own life and family, Alcott exhibits characters and morals that make the reader feel as if they are in the books themselves. Louisa May Alcott was born November 29,1832, in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Alcott was the daughter of Amos Bronson Alcott and…

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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.…

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    reduced in spirits that she desperately wished she had gone with Aunt March.” (Alcott, 116) If the lack of work makes the March girls act in disrespectful or hurtful ways, then work is just as important for functioning as luxury. Work creates balance and purpose, and when one is deprived of work their level of functioning…

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    In an excerpt of Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, the March sisters give up their Christmas breakfast to help an impoverished immigrant family. The March family's servant, Hannah, describes how the girls' mother helps others, "Some poor creeter came a-beggin', and your ma went straight off to see what was needed. There never was such a woman for givin' away vittles and drink, clothes and firin'" (Alcott para 17). The sisters want to follow their mother's example and make her proud. The girls…

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    regular Hermione Granger and I was proud of it. Well, when I made the once a week pilgrimage down to the library one day I for possibly the only time in my life ever didn 't know what treasure I was going to leave with and so the librarian gave me my first classic. There is a universal truth among readers that a book can change the course of an individual’s life forever. Personally, I believe this principle to be true just look at what the Bible was able to do and still does every…

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    Louisa May Alcott was an amazing women. Her life was full of every obstacle a person could think of but yet she still was able to get over each and every one of them. From being a women to being extremely impoverished, she overcame them all. Not only did she overcome them but she made something great out of them , Little Women. Even though I have never read this book , reading about Louisa’s life make me want to spend some time reading it. She portrayed her life and everything that made Louisa ,…

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