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Little Women - Part 1: Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Summary

The March girls create their own secret society with members based on characters from Charles Dickens' novel The Pickwick Papers. For a year the club meets secretly in the garret, or attic, or the March house. One evening, Jo fools her sisters by hiding Laurie in a closet during a meeting. She proposes that the club elect a new member and the girls agree to add Laurie, who surprises them by stepping out of the closet.

As a gesture of goodwill to the club, the newest member sets up a post office box at the corner of the hedge where their properties meet. This old birdhouse becomes a means of passing messages and packages back and forth between the Laurence and March homes.

Analysis

This short chapter shows the March girls creativity in amusing themselves. They revel in playing the roles of the adventurous male characters from...

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