What Others are Saying
Author: Louisa May Alcott
Year Published: 1869
What Others are Saying:
- It showed girls they could contribute creative work to society. Jo March sold her hair for money but then learned she could sell her writing for pay. And she got the man too, showing a woman can be a writer and a wife. Good news.
- This book teaches young adults that being wealthy doesn't necessarily automatically mean happiness. The struggles of Jo March in her writing career show the value of earning a wage, while not sacrificing her personal values in the process. It also shows the struggles each of the sisters have in overcoming the unwanted traits that stand in the way of being successful.
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