Louisa May Alcott's Little Woman

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Little Woman is a novel considered to be one of the best-known work written by the American author Louisa May Alcott, in 1868. The novel, focuses on the lives of four March sisters (Meg, Jo , Beth and Amy) following the and covering the details of their transit from childhood to womanhood, and it is broadly reflected and based on the author’s life sisters. Little Woman was instant trade and critical hit, and it has been translated nearly into every world language. Little Woman has been read as an inquiry or as a romance or even both, it is also been read as a folk or a family drama that favors morality over wealth, but also as a technique or a manner to break free that life by woman who seen its genus chains only very well. According to Sarah…show more content…
Their dream is primarily domestic. For Meg she wants to have a lovely house, good food and a lots of many. Meg should understand that love is much superior than luxury; she should also learn to put a man as her first priority; and she ought to understand that without a domestic routine work to keep them active, women will be lazy. As for Beth, she is the ideal of little woman. Her dream is “to stay at home safe with Father and Mother, and help take care of the family”(140). Beth is a very responsible and caring as a little woman should be, yet while helping and taking care as she fills her mother’s place at the Hummels family, she got inflected by the scarlet fever. Beth pays the price for repressing entirely the manifestation of one’s demands; for simply being a little woman. One can see the attrition of energy in the labor to live like a little woman. One can also see the passive self-image that is actual encumbrance of the little woman as Beth describes herself “ stupid little Beth trotting about home, of no use anywhere but there” (360). Unfortunately, Beth dies, and there is a connection made between the point of role she accomplishes and the truth that she dies. The conclusion of her history implicitly tells that being a little woman is practically and ultimately being dead. (Fetterley, 2009 ) At the time Alcott wrote Little Women, women’s situation in community was heavily growing and improving. Social standards has changed as well, nevertheless, advance across gender evenness was heavily made. Through the March sisters, Alcott scout different practical methods to transact with being limited by the chains of 19th century social anticipations. The female figures in this novel are fully taught, opinionated and achieved girls who are fully respected and well treated compared to other girls’
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