Little Women

What are the motifs in Little Women by Louisa May Alcott?

Asked by
Last updated by Cat
1 Answers
Log in to answer

Teaching and the power of teaching is an important motif in the book. Different characters teach according to their strengths. Mr. March, a minister, is a religious teacher. Marmee brings soft nurturing lessons to her family. Jo inherits Plumfield, Aunt March’s house. Jo had married Bhaer and the two turn Plumfield into a school for boys.