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Work by Louisa Alcott
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Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa M. Alcott Summary Work: A Story of Experience is a semi-autobiographical novel written by Louisa May Alcott. The main character of this story is Christie Devon who is a head-strong, young orphan living with her aunt and uncle (Alcott). … Christie works for a number of employers to find her way. First she works as a…
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Work by Louisa Alcott
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The main character of this story is Christie Devon who is a head-strong, young orphan living with her aunt and uncle (Alcott). Christie works for a number of employers to find her way.… Then, she is appointed as an attendant to a young girl who suffers from nervous breakdown but then again she had to quit this job. Christie who was hired as a governess had to…
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Louisa May Alcott
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Until the feminist academics got a hold of it, the book Little Women was just a nice piece of literature about girls growing up in the late 1800s, showing their trials and tribulations and ultimate sacrifices… Perhaps feminists can constructively criticize a book they grew up reading. Simone de Beauvoir and Gertrude Stein both read the book as young girls and…
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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
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The essay ‘Ideological Ambivalence in Little Women’ highlights the main idea of a famous novel by Louisa May Alcott. This novel is a unique model as Alcott has successfully blended many conventions of the sentimental novel with crucial ingredients of romantic children’s fiction.… The sisters exhibit some sought of ideals as they all learn to contend with the…
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Old Fashioned girl, Louisa May Alcott
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The researcher of this paper reviews the story An Old-Fashioned Girl of Louisa May Alcott. Few can doubt that An Old-Fashioned Girl is one of Louisa May Alcott most notable stories. This is a classic story of being out of your element and unsure of yourself in a strange new situation. … The paper "Old Fashioned girl, Louisa May Alcott" gives a detailed…
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Education Values in Little Men by Louisa May ALcott
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It was published in 1871 after the publication of her novel ‘Little Women’ as its sequel. The fame of ‘Little Women’ made Alcott write another novel ‘Good Wives’… So, Christian morality and worldly wisdom are put side by side in this novel. In the nineteenth century, there was a gender differentiation in the children literature and books were written…
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A Whisper in the Dark by Louisia May Alcott
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While the literary work can be classified as a short story of more concise area of exploration than that of a novel and with less dramatic development… The different components of a literary piece can be conveyed to support the themes represented in the short story. Louisa May Alcott is an American novelist in the 1800s who explores the wealth of her period…
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Depiction of Fatherhood in Little Women by Alcott and Treasure Island by Stevenson
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Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women and Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island are children narratives that one may use to analyze the role of fatherhood in different ways. One may notice that the narrations capture how the society perceived gender identity back in the 19th century.… For instance, Little Women offers a progressive development on what it means…
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Louisa May Alcotts Little Women: Jos Relationship with Laurie
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Louisa May Alcott’s story, “Little Women,” deals with the four sisters of the March family. It is a coming-of-age tale, as Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy struggle to overcome their weaknesses and find their places in life.… As is only to be expected in a narrative dealing with four “Little Women,” the theme of love and marriage figures prominently in the story. The…
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Little women
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It is a coming-of-age tale, as Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy struggle to overcome their weaknesses and find their places in life. As is only to be expected in a narrative dealing with four… However, it the relationship between Jo and Laurie which constitutes the strong undercurrent which runs throughout the story. In fact, it may be considered to be the moving factor…
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An Analysis of Childhood in Little Women
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Little Women is a novel authored by Louisa May Alcott. It possesses many traits of a didactic genre, which is a class of novels that provide moral lessons. The author does not preach directly to the readers but refrains from extra explicit moralizing, allowing readers to draw their individual lessons from what they make of the story. … The story revolves…
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Family Relationship in Novels
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The two novels, Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith, explore the relationship between a mother and a daughter, and the way each deals with the other in light of societal changes. … Both mothers encourage their children to work hard, be smart and make their own way to happiness despite the preset…
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Changing role of women in society
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During the early 19th century, women were subjected to the concept of domesticity. They were tasked with the sole role of being the non-working housewives as well as the moral keepers of the society. Additionally, the women were regarded as… Therefore, it is well noted that the role of women has changed a lot since the 1860s based on the efforts of the women…
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Discuss the role of the courage of children in both Little Woman and Treasure Island
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Robert Stevenson’s “Treasure Island” (1883) and Louise Alcott’s “Little Women” (1868) are both coming of age stories which contrast thrilling stories in the conventional form of storytelling for children, whilst simultaneously interweaving moral issues that were… “Treasure Island reflects a deep anxiety about the power imbalance that complicates the adult…
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Differing views on feminism in Little Women
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Louisa May Alcott’s novel, Little Women, is a timeless classic. A much beloved text, it has stood the literary test of time. One of the fascinating features of this story is the four different variations of womanhood, as seen through the characterization of the March sisters.… There are two representations of the traditional pathways of womanhood, a model of…
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Differing views on Feminism in Little Women
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This term paper analyzes the Little Women novel, that was written by Louisa May Alcott. The researcher discusses many variations of womanhood, that were presented in the novel and differing views on feminism, described in Louisa May Alcott’s beautiful novel.… The researcher states that there are four distinctly different models of womanhood presented in Little…
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Compare and contrast Alcott's and Stevenson's depictions of 'growing up'
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The novel “Little Women” written by Louisa May Alcott in mid-nineteenth century is a semi-autobiographical novel based on her own childhood experiences with her three sisters. The setting of the novel is the Alcotts family home called Orchard House located in Concord,… As Massachusetts is part of the New England, Alcott and her writings were obviously…
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Children's Literature - Compare and contrast the depiction of fatherhoods in Little Women and Treasure Island
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Children’s Literature - Depiction of Fatherhood Order No. 750970 ‘Little Women’ (1868 – 9) was Louisa May Alcott’s ground breaking book directed towards girls and depicting their conflicts and struggles as they learn and grow into women. Alcott deftly weaves the celebration of bonds shared between the girls and their mother and also among the sisters themselves in a very realistic portrayal that etches out each of their characters.…
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Childrens Literature - Depiction of Fatherhood
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This essay talks about the theme of fatherhood in two novels: ‘Little Women’ by Louisa May Alcott and ‘Treasure Island’ by Robert Louis Stevenson. The author describes the role of father in these two books and compares their influence on main character’s life. … The essay ‘Children’s Literature - Depiction of Fatherhood’ highlights the role of fatherhood in…
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Comparing Narrative in Fiction and Nonfiction (Literature)
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The story itself can be described as “all the events which are to be depicted” (Cobley 6), but this story is strongly influenced by the… In contrast, the nonfiction account is typically focused on conveying information and establishing itself as a serious or truthful account. This can be seen when one compares three short pieces such as the fictional stories…
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Childrens writers must communicate with them about serious matters of life metaphorically and poetically or not at all
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The paper agrees with the claim that children’s writers ‘must communicate with them about serious matters of life metaphorically and poetically.’ Children have slower understanding, but they are fond of books. Children’s readership is higher because they tend to keep themselves busy with books about stories and other important life issues. … As long as…
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Women in the First Half 20 Century
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Research is going to base on the elaboration of a new woman. Many people have different perception when it comes to the role of women in the society. In the ancient times, men had a perception that women are weak individuals who cannot effectively carry out a particular task.… Traditionally, women had different roles to play in the society, and their duties…
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Answer questions
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Introverts are reserved, withdrawn and mostly don’t enjoy being the focal point of notice. Extroversion, on the other hand, comprises of a focus of attention outward mainly on other people and the… These dimensions can be used to determine exercise behavior as shown by numerous studies, such as Arais study in Japan and Rhodes and Smith study (Define…
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Freuds Psychoanalytical Theory
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Literature has always been used to explore the structure, psychodynamics and functioning of societies of different periods. Through emotional details of characters, settings and plots writers strive to provide their readers with understanding of societal issues, family life and relationships.… Smith, The Bluest Eye by T. Morrison and a short story…
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What everybody wants
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In the chapter, “What Everybody Wants” from the book “How to Win Friends and Influence People" by Dale Carnegie, the writer explains a very important aspect of life and an excellent way of winning over people. He explains that the character and personality of a person is… Thus he starts with explaining to the readers that people should not be judged by what…
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