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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott and the Character Jo

the following excerpt when Jo and her sisters are talking about how hard they each work and how they want to spend the money they ...

Lack of a Father Figure in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women

her daughters involves a good man and marriage, she is also clearly indicating that there is more to life than simple marriage. Sh...

Theme of Sisterhood in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility

In four pages this paper contrasts and compares the relationships between the March sisters in Little Women and the Dashwood siste...

Louisa May Alcott's Little Women and Society

artist and a dutiful woman creates conflict and pushes the boundaries set by nineteenth-century American society" (Sparknotes). ...

The Dynamic Presence in Little Women, Jo March

This essay pertains to the way in which Jo March is portrayed in "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott. The argument is presented th...

Louisa May Alcott, Kate Chopin on Equality

had children to raise on my own and my financial situation was not dire, but I had to earn a living and I turned to writing. Alc...

'True' Womanhood Visions

who comes to love Mag and he persuades her to marry him. This step, of course, completes Mags ostracism from white society. "She w...

Transcendentalism of Louisa May Alcott and Harriet Beecher Stowe

March sisters, Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth. Examination of this text reveals that, in particular, Alcott stressed the transcendental per...

Little Women Examined with a Critical Eye

mother, "Little Women centers on the conflict between two emphases in a young womans life-that which she places on herself, and th...

Little Women from the Critic's Perspective

Women, which constitutes the turning point in her career as a writer. According to Morrow, Little Women came about specifically ...

The Concept of the "Other" in Alcott and Davis

and never will-even though hes making a lot of money. The Other, then, is someone who is not one of us. And having defined them on...

A Comparison of the Book and Film Versions of Alcott's Little Women

the only ones allowed to have money, only serve to reinforce the institutions which helped them rise to power in the first place. ...

How Writers Create Tone in the Context of Fiction

detail to demonstrate the point that war is negative. The fact that the mother is crying is aligned with the tonality in relation ...

Transcendentalism, Domesticity and Louisa May Alcott

womans place was perceived to be located securely in the private sphere, which she ruled as a domestic goddess, creating a haven o...

The Literary and Film Versions of Alcott's Little Women

are pleasant individuals who go through many different dilemmas, relatively simple dilemmas in the beginning. They become friends ...

Family as a Theme in Alcott's Novel, Little Women

Little Women centers on the four March sisters; Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy; all of whom are proper young ladies with a proper...

Comparing Works by Richard Wright and Jo Ann G. Robinson

In five pages this research paper examines these authors' refusal to accept African American second class citizenship in a segrega...

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, Brown Girls, Brownstones by Paule Marshall, and The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros and the Theme of Domestic Space

Esperanza. Her family cannot afford to buy a home, so they are forced to live in a dilapidated and overcrowded tenement on Chicag...

Social Struggles and Women in Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis, Charles Dickens' Hard Times, and Sarah Orne Jewett's A White Heron

Jewetts Sylvia is not far removed from the oppressive social structure Louisa is forced to endure. For Sylvia, the white heron ex...

China and Rights of Women

In five pages this paper examines this historical problem as addressed by the Bejing UN conference on women's rights in 1995 with ...

Two Female Characters in U.S. Fiction

5 pages and 2 sources used. This paper provides an overview and a comparison of the lives and characteristics of two central fema...

Computer System Project

This 10 page paper looks at the way a project to install a computer system in a shop may be planned. The paper focuses ion the pla...

Change and Crisis Caused by the Sudden Departure of a Key Worker

in order to operate. A sudden departure reduces the resources that are available, and creates a shortage. The question for the emp...

Culture, Identity, and Roots in the Writings of Louisa May Alcott, Herman Melville, and Harriet Beecher Stowe

society as a whole had become better educated by the mid-19th century, a new market presented itself for stories, regional sketche...

Character of Jo in Charles Dickens' Bleak House

after several of the detectives he knew from the local department. Dickens routinely, then, chooses those who are the most...

The Character of Louisa in Hard Times

This Dickens tale is looked at as it relates to this single character but other characters are discussed as well. Gender is someth...

Chinese Communism and Women

In a paper consisting of eight pages the ways in which Chinese Communism had little inclination of incorporating women's rights in...

Contrasts and Comparisons between Medea and Clytemnestra

In reaction, the nurse relates that Medea, "the hapless wife, thus scorned...lies fasting, yielding her body to her grief, wasting...

Little Changes in Cultures with Regards to Women

In five pages this paper discusses how women's roles in the home have changed little throughout history or from one culture to ano...

Beauty Pageants

contributing to the betterment of the world in which she lives. For example, "Miss National Pre-Teen" was created in 1980 a...