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    have been recognized due to their gender. Over time, the number of women who have joined extreme groups to prove feminism occurs in social status’ to the workplace has increased. Louisa May Alcott, an American novelist and poet was the author to many pieces from fairytales to thrillers, but is remembered as the author who suddenly woke up in the limelight of fame. Growing up Louisa witnessed many defeats to succeed accounted for by her father , leading her family to poverty. At as young as the age of ten, Louisa was aware that she lived in a society that had very little opportunity for any women, no matter the race, social or political…

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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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    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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    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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    literature for a certain audience is a challenge in and of itself, but those writers that push their boundaries, expand their thoughts, and adapt their writing styles are the notable authors that we all know today. In 1832, the renowned author, Louisa May Alcott, was born into a family of girls, although she was surrounded by females she grew into a strong individual who described herself as a tomboy. "No boy could be my friend till I had beaten him in a race, and no girl if she refused to climb…

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    Jo's Hardships

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    In the book, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, we see the family overcome misfortune multiple times throughout the story. Jo deals with her father being in the war by writing a manuscript, unfortunately later in the book, her sister burns the manuscript. The misfortune helps Jo as a person because it taught her that she needed to control her temper. The success is important to the book because it shows how humans are guilty of having bad tempers. Jo’s character overcomes her hardship of poverty…

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    Young Louisa May Alcott grew up with big hopes and ambitions. Her family’s depressing financial situation was always there to doubt her, but Alcott never gave up, because that was all she had. Miss Alcott underwent good and bad to get her to where she was, through determination and dedication. As she grew older, it was easier to cope with, so she focused more on her exceedingly well novels and other pieces of work, leading to success. Constantly writing, she produced famous and purposeful…

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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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    Throughout the 1800’s, gender stereotypes proved to dominate over men and women. Women were to be domestic while men worked to provide for a family. In Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott, Jo March is a rambunctious sixteen-year-old girl who knows how a proper lady should act but takes a step up against these standards. Jo contradicts gender stereotypes many times throughout Little Women, while showing a bold independence throughout the story by earning a job writing in New York. Leaving home,…

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    In the texts Little Women and "Huckleberry Finn chapter 1," the authors Mark Twain and Louisa May Alcott both shape their characters with dialogue instead of directly describing them. They instead describe their characters utilizing the characters' personal values and experiences. Both authors describe the theme of their stories utilizing particular examples of dialogue, description, and narrative amongst and circumventing the characters. Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and Mark Twain's "The…

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