Essays Tagged: "Louisa May Alcott"

Women vs Women

wing what our status is in the lifetime. We have heard and seen brave women such as Harriet Tubman, Louisa May Alcott, Belle Boyd, and many others fight against the struggle. Women have had it difficu ...

(4 pages) 181 0 3.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

A Biographical View of "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott

eenth century ideals; however it serves as an even more precise glance into the life of its author, Louisa May Alcott. In fact, when delving into the realm of Alcott's real-life biography and into the ... like his) betokened a deeper spirituality and closer connection to divinity" (Wells). The fact that Louisa had dark hair, not to mention a flair for voicing her opinion and desires, led Bronson to vie ...

(7 pages) 56 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rhetorical analysis of "Death of a Soldier" by Louisa May Alcott

The excerpt "Death of a Soldier," taken from Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott features various rhetorical strategies to create an appeal to emotion. She exhibit ...

(2 pages) 77 0 4.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

A View of Women in the Writings of Louisa May Alcott.

Born in 1832 to Bronson and Abba Alcott, Louisa May Alcott constantly struggled with the anger and individualistic, unladylike spirit that ca ... y struggled with the anger and individualistic, unladylike spirit that came naturally to her. Since Louisa, like her mother, was born dark-haired and "willful," her father viewed her as a challenge, s ... bound in chains . . . which she could not break"(Stern, Biography, p. 78). He thought that teaching Louisa to suppress her natural inclinations for self-expression and difference in favor of what he p ...

(9 pages) 82 1 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Women in the Civil War - How did women help with the war effort? Who were some famous females in the Civil War?

ww.northnet.org) As nurses, women worked in hospitals taking care of wounded soldiers. The novelist Louisa May Alcott described the soldiers as "riddled with shot and shell" and "torn and shattered". ...

(5 pages) 217 1 4.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May AlcottI : Introduction1. Realism2. Louisa May Alcott and other authorsII : Family1. Fathe ... ndsIV : Writings1. How she got started2. Short Stories3. NovelsV : Conclusion1. Legacy2. SuffragetteLouisa May Alcott was one of the most famous authors of her time. She was also very interested in re ... ekhov; George Eliot; Mark Twain and William Dean Howells, the pioneers of realism; Henry James; and Louisa May Alcott. These realists are some of the most famous authors of the world.Here are some int ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott is probably one of the most famous writers that ever walked this planet. She goes ... with greats such as William Shakespeare, J.R.R. Tolkien, and many others that are writing geniuses.Louisa May Alcott was born on her father's thirty third birthday, November 29, 1832, to Amos and Abi ... me money willed to Abigail by her father in Concord. In November of 1848 they moved to2Boston where Louisa worked as a social worker to the poor there. In April 1850 she quit because of the sheer exha ...

(4 pages) 51 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Rebelling for the Hell of it In order for a rebellion to take place, is there a need for a cause? Or can a rebellion take place without a cause?

ghts.Another idea is how a rebellion without a cause isn't really a rebellion, but a call for help. Louisa May Alcott believes that when someone "asks for more, they should not be condemned but helped ... o that he has something to occupy himself with and at the same time a way to get noticed. Moreover, Louisa believes many see themselves as the ones "dragging life's lengthening chain along," and that ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Angel in the House: Gladys in "A Modern Mephistopheles" by Louisa May Alcott

In 1877, Louisa May Alcott went to Boston's Bellevue Hotel for a few weeks to write A Modern Mephistopheles, ... l save him, since he believes in such salvation. Would that I did!" (257).In A Modern MephistophelesLouisa May Alcott showed that a Victorian woman could be strong and feminine inside and still be a p ...

(6 pages) 21 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott; while primarily a writer of adult fiction, is one of the most prominent writers o ... ntury. She is known also for her work in reform, advocating temperance and Women's suffrage. Louisa was born in 1832 the daughter of Bronson Alcott: a transcendentalist philosopher and educator ... Margaret Fuller, and Theodore Parker. Because of her father's difficulty providing a steady income Louisa had to help provide for her family by taking whatever jobs a young lady such as she could und ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott is remembered as a famous author of many classics. She didn't only affect the lite ... hcare. Today, her writing is cherished by dedicated fans and admiring students throughout the world.Louisa was born November 29, 1832 at a hospital in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Like her Little Women c ... ed her first poem, "Sunlight." A couple of years later she published her first book, Flower Fables. Louisa was desperately trying to start her literary career, but her sister, Lizzie, came down with s ...

(2 pages) 29 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Past, Present, and Future Paper

ch them,but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow wherethey lead." Louisa May AlcottI can hardly believe that I only have two classes left. 18 months ago I was dreadin ...

(5 pages) 1376 0 4.2 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Little Woman

BOOK REPORT In 1868, Louisa May Alcott wrote the book Little Women in "response to a publisher's request for a 'girl's bo ...

(4 pages) 348 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison Of Wuthering Heights And The Inheritance

Have you ever read The Inheritance, by Louisa May Alcott and Wuthering Heights, by Emily Brontë? If you did, then you probabl ...

(4 pages) 13 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Little Women

Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" is a very interesting and moving novel with many wonderful ... te character is Josephine March who likes to be called Jo. She is based on the author of the novel, Louisa May Alcott. I think that Jo is significant to this novel because she is the main character an ... ever after with her husband, best friend and brother, and the rest of her family.Work Cited Alcott, Louisa May with introduction by Cheever, Susan. "Little Women." 2000 Modern Library Paperback ...

(3 pages) 12 0 1.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Little Women by Louisa Alcott and Persuasion by Jane Austen

Both Persuasion by Jane Austen and Little Women by Louisa May Alcott tell stories of families of sisters in the nineteenth-century in England and in Am ... ore entreging to read since almost every reader loves a good love story with drama. Jane Austen and Louisa M. Alcott have the same ideas in some aspects and different in others.Alcott,Louisa. Little W ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Little Women: Louisa May Alcott

s on paper, authors express their emotions and convey a message to the readers. The Little Women by Louisa May Alcott addressed how women had to deal with social expectations in the 19th century. The ... the social expectancies of the century and depicts how it changes throughout the years. In fact, in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, the author's life, the environment where she lived in, and the wor ...

(11 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies