Little Women Essay | Gender Stereotypes in "Little Women"

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Gender Stereotypes in "Little Women"

Summary: "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott is a story about four sisters growing up in New England during the Civil War. The book explores themes of unjust gender roles for women and the struggles between duties to family and self.
Never before has there been a novel so rich and compelling that captures the readers emotions so realistically. Louisa May Alcott's unpredictable, real life story of the March sisters shows what it's like growing up in New England during the Civil War. Strong and willing, the four sisters (Meg, Amy, Jo, and Beth) stick together through the rough times. Their mother, Marmee, works hard to raise the girls while her husband and the girls father serves as a Union chaplain in the Civil War. Event after event, the girls grow to love each other through their hate and anger. Meg marries and moves into a home with her new husband. After Beth's death, Jo and Amy both marry unlikely matches. The story ends happy, as one would expect. Reading Little Women was quite an experience. Usually I enjoy suspense novels that keep the attention of...

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