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Little Women - Study Guide Part 2: Chapter 29 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: Chapter 29 Summary

In New York, Jo records her daily thoughts and activities and sends them home to her family. She writes often (very often) of a new friend who lives in the boarding house. Professor Bhaer is from Berlin and is caring for his two orphaned nephews. Jo writes of how much she respects this poor but intelligent man.

Professor Bhaer begins to give Jo German lessons. In return, Jo mends his clothes and darns his socks. They exchange small Christmas gifts and both seem to enjoy the budding friendship.

Part 2: Chapter 29 Analysis

While Jo is away forging a new friendship with the German professor, Laurie is making changes. He lets his hair grow and he stops smoking, two things Jo had asked him to do in the past.

The introduction of Professor Bhaer adds a twist to the plot. Will Jo be drawn to the older...

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