Little WomeneBook - 2009
From Library Staff
Alcott's classic novel is the basis for Greta Gerwig's Oscar nominated Little Women, its fifth major big screen adaptation.
The latest adaptation of this classic starts Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, and Meryl Streep. Out December 25th.
Chronicles the joys and sorrows of the four March sisters as they grow into young ladies in nineteenth-century New England.
This tome shows women aspiring to move beyond the gender constraints of their day while embracing the good that is being a woman.
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(regarding dressing up): ..."which was not exactly comfortable, but, dear me, let us be elegant or die"
“I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.”
"Please forgive me for being so cross. I came to make it up, and I can't go away till I have."
[Amy] enjoyed the delightful sense of power which comes when young girls first discover the new and lovely kingdom they are born to rule by virtue of beauty, youth, and womanhood.
[T]o be independent and earn the praise of those she loved were the dearest wishes of [Jo's] heart.
There are many Beths in the world, shy and quiet, sitting in corners till needed, and living for others so cheerfully that no one sees the sacrifices till the little cricket on the hearth stops chirping, and the sweet, sunshiny presence vanishes, leaving silence and shadow behind.
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