March Characters

Geraldine Brooks
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Mr. March

March is the protagonist of the novel and the father of the four girls who star in the classic American novel, Little Women. Little is known about March physically. When he first volunteers to join the Civil War as a Union preacher, he is thirty-nine-years-old and far older than most of the boys who are sent to serve their country. When he leaves his hometown of Concord, he has a handsome unlined face and golden hair. When his wife visits him in the hospital a mere year later, he is unrecognizable. His hair is streaked with gray and his face is lined with worry. The change in March was not only physical. Throughout the novel, the reader sees March's transition from naïve teenager selling from door to door, to impassioned abolitionist, to a disillusioned and broken man. One of the first turning points in March's life...

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