Louisa May Alcott, "Little Women" Analytical Essay by The Research Group

Louisa May Alcott, "Little Women"
Discusses the author's life and autobiographical elements in the depiction of the character of Jo and her family in novel.
# 22329 | 1,350 words | 7 sources | 1995 | US
Published on Mar 08, 2003 in Literature (American) , English (Analysis)

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"Louisa May Alcott is best-known for her novel Little Women, but she wrote many other novels and was a very popular author in her time. She was also a member of a famous family and knew many of the important literary figures of her day. Alcott derived elements of her novels from her own life and often included herself autobiographically, notably in the character of Jo in Little Women.

Her father was Bronson Alcott, a member of the Transcendentalist movement whose best-known adherent may have been Ralph Waldo Emerson. Alcott was also an educator who implemented his ideas about education at several schools, such as the Temple School at Boston that he founded in 1834. Later, he was school superintendent at Concord and elsewhere. In his educational structure, he tried to create the harmonious ..."

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