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Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott, or more commonly known as the author of the classic novel, Little Women, was born on November 29th, 1832 at Germantown, Pennsylvania. She was the second of four daughters born to Bronson and Abigail “Abba” Alcott. She had an older sister named Anna, and two younger sisters: Elizabeth and May. Through her writing and her novels, she managed to create a name for herself and achieve financial security for her family. She was truly a successful American author. Though the Alcott...

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Writers Write From and About Their Own Experiences: The Case of Louisa May Alcott

Tessa P. English-Term Paper Louisa May Alcott-Term Paper “Writers write from and about their own experiences.” Many authors use experiences from their life as a guide to their writing. It’s a way to express their feelings and emotions, and it’s something in which they can be passionate. Writers and authors think on a different level than anyone else. They are constantly thinking of different ideas for novels, poems or stories. The best writing comes from those who use their own lives...

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Louisa May Alcott's Little Women

when victory is won." Louisa May Alcott wrote many inspirational novels that explain her personality and her hardships in life. Her writing supported her family, no matter where she was. When Alcott died, her older sister was left and still received the money from her sister's still selling books. Alcott's books are still being sold today, though they may be hard to find. Her most known novel, Little Women, taught the world to appreciate what you have in life, though you may wish for more, what you...

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Louisa May Alcott in My Contraband

Louisa May Alcott in My Contraband Louisa May Alcott is an American Novelist best known as the author of the novel “Little Women”. Louisa was born in November 1982, grew up in Germantown- Washington D.C and was known to be an abolitionist, feminist and also a naturalist. Being a naturalist meant that she believed that nothing existed beyond the natural earth i.e. no such thing as spirituality or the supernatural. Her family suffered from financial difficulties and so Alcott had to work to support...

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Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Little Women by Louisa Alcott would definitely appeal to women of all types and ages. Little Women appeals to a broad audience, its full of the values and beliefs, and it paints a very real picture of most American's lives at the time. The reason for this book appealing to such a broad audience lies in all the characters' personalities. Mrs. March is a strong, independent woman who never falters, therefore she relates to all independent women; but she is also a mother who plants strong values in...

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Analysis Of Little Women By Louisa May Alcott

In the novel, Little Women, by Louisa May Alcott, four aspiring young girls receive guidance to maturity by their caring and sagacious mother as well as those around them. Marmee, for her children, furthermore, repeatedly defines just work as productive efforts intended to efficiently help and benefit, not only the worker, but those they care for. Alcott uses the characters’ actions, both poor and wise, to illustrate astounding merits of difficult and genuine work through the girls’ lazy week and...

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Wish You Well

English 101 November 18, 2010 Character Analysis/Wish you well Wish you well Wish You Well is a book that is superbly written by David Baldacci, the basic story line revolves within the life of Louisa Mae Cardinal, insecure girl aged twelve years surviving in the extreme life of New York City in the wake of 1940s with her much-admired but poorly paid father, her loving mother and her younger brother. Looking at the nature of the characters employed in the novel, it would be imperative to...

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How i would like to be remembered after death

Have you put much thought to that question? I think all of us who are writers hope that the written word will keep us around a long time. I think it is interesting that the author of the original Sherlock Holmes books seems to be immortal. Louisa Mae Alcott will be remembered for a long, long time I hope. Though few young people of today have a clue about who she was. Perhaps if Hollywood continues to make Little Women movies every decade or two, she will be remembered. We have immortalized poets...

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American Renaissance Writers

Waldo Emmerson. It is important to note; however, that during this period, women writers were more accepted and more common. This truth is evidenced through the writings of such great women as Harriott Beecher Stowe, Emily Dickenson, and Louise May Alcott. Culture, Politics, and Religion The Renaissance had a profound influence on the course of the development of modern American society, culture, and, since it is a natural extension of both, artistic expression. The Renaissance influence in...

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Appearance vs. Reality

Appearance vs. Reality In the novels, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, and Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, the characters experience appearance vs. reality in many different ways. The most predominant ways would be, trying to be someone different, lies, and Protection. Both Holden Caulfield from The Catcher in the Rye, and the girls from Little Women, experience that things are not always as they first seem to be. Firstly, Holden Caulfield from The Catcher in the Rye, and Marmee...

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