Amos Bronson Alcott

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    American transcendentalism is the movement begin in the mid of 1830s and the mid of 1840s, as a religious and a philosophical discussion by few ministers and has gained a lot of importance and became a dominant movement. The Transcendentalism movement is closely related to Unitarianism, in the early nineteenth century which was the very dominant and the powerful religious movement in Boston. It started to develop in the aftermath of Unitarianism taking hold at Harvard University. Many great people were involved in this fantastic movement to awake the people of their country; Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Amos Bronson Alcott, Elizabeth Peabody, George Ripley, Orestes Brownson, and some others. Thus, the transcendentalists were the…

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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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    Writing one genre of 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…

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    For centuries now and many more to come, women have impacted such strong change through accomplishments that 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…

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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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    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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    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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    The Framing Effect

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    Identified by Tversky and Kahneman (1981), the framing effect is theorized by the notion that a decision maker’s choice can be influenced simply by manipulating the way options are presented. In their study regarding the Asian disease problem, they found that Individuals tend to choose a less risky option, or be more risk-averse, when the course of action is presented positively (gain), and tend to choose a more risky option, be more risk-seeking, when the course of action is presented…

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    Louisa May Alcott has many short stories from the war setting. Her background information will allow readers to understand why she has repeatedly wrote her short stories about the war, and or around the war. One story of hers a man named John dies on her watch, she had multiple real life deaths within her family and they had impacted her deeply. The deaths in her family lead to how she felt when the man in her short story impacted her so much. Her experience provides and shows readers the pain…

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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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