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Little Women - Study Guide Part 2: Chapter 41 Summary & Analysis

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The waiting and the wooing end at last when Aunt March dies. She leaves Jo her house, Plumfield. With the gift of the house, Jo and the professor are able to start a boy's school.

Jo has another new role to play, that of mother. At first she is mother to the boys who live and study at the school. Later, she and the professor have two sons of their own, Rob and Teddy. Plumfield is a happy place and Jo is a content woman.

The story ends at an apple harvest festival, which has become an annual celebration for the extended March family. The girls, their husbands and children celebrate Mrs. March's sixtieth birthday with songs and simple gifts. The celebration is reminiscent of the Christmas that opened the book.

In the twilight, each of the little women recounts how her life has turned...

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