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Gender Roles In Little Women By Louisa May Alcott

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Louisa May Alcott was one of the America 's best-known writers of young people fiction. Alcott showed the lives of four sisters and their dreams Louisa May Alcott 's in Little Women showed the difficulties that are communicated with the gender roles between women and men during the Civil War in America. The civil war was a clear metaphor for internal conflict of four little women grils.The story was based on the childhood experiences Alcott shared with her real-life sisters, Anna, May and Elizabeth.
According to “Nicola Watson” the publication of little women in 1868 that talks about a founding myth of American girlhood. The story of a family of four girls and how they grow up during the American Civil War. (Louisa May Alcott, little women (1868-9)”p.13-17”.
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This essay will talks about the difference between four sisters and their dreams but the difference in the character of Jo and Laurie because they want to reach to their dreams but the society at that time refused the working woman like jo s character as well as Laurie wanted to work as a musician but the society refused this job and his father wants him to work as a business man. The second point will talks about Louisa May Alcott that defense the individual rights of men in the character of Laurie. The third point talks about the articles that support the idea. The final point whether agree or disagree with the quote and then conclusion of the essay. According to “"Little Women": Alcott 's Civil War” by Judith Fetterley, The overt messages of Little Women are clearly presented in the first two
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