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Little Women Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2: Chapter 38 Summary

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Part 2: Chapter 38 Summary

Amy, Laurie and Mr. Laurence return home. Amy and Laurie surprise everyone with the announcement that they were married six weeks earlier. There is much rejoicing as well as some adjusting of thinking and roles.

Laurie tells Jo that she and Amy have traded places in his heart and he will always love her as a sister and Amy as a wife. As the March family celebrates the homecoming, another visitor arrives. Professor Bhaer is warmly welcomed into the festivities. As the evening goes along, Jo begins to realize he may have come to woo her, and she likes the idea.

Part 2: Chapter 38 Analysis

Alcott is beginning to resolve the action in her story. Laurie and Jo have a final conversation about their relationship and agree that all is as it should be. Amy is thriving in her role as Mrs. Laurence.

The arrival of...

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