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Re: Little Women

Post by Janedove » 06 Dec 2017, 06:04

I read little woman of recent and I must say that it is very interesting. With Jo, my favourite character

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Post by Lincolnshirelass » 06 Dec 2017, 09:08

I love the book and its sequels, and as others have said, the Mother is an interesting character, too, but I sometimes think the (undeniably arresting) character of Jo rather eclipses the others. Though they are presented with tolerance, Meg is vain, Amy is silly, and poor little Beth basically there (though her relationship with Jo is moving) to fulfil the 19th century stereotype of the heroic sickly child - in the manner of Tiny Tim, Little Nell, etc. But in terms of a woman's role in the world, it's well ahead of its time.
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Post by Kondoo » 27 Dec 2017, 13:24

This is one of my favorite books ever

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Post by Nikki2404 » 02 Jan 2018, 14:50

I love that show

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Post by Isamedin » 04 Jan 2018, 15:29

She was really amazing. Had a strong character. This book is worth reading. For my opinion not very much words are needed because the best things does not need to much words.

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Post by AbbyGNelson » 18 Jan 2018, 19:17

If you love Little Women, which you should, then you should definitely look for Miss Happiness and Miss Flower by Rumer Godden and Little Plum by Rumer Godden. They are delightful books about kind girls learning new things about life and interacting with others.

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Post by Javier Campos » 26 Jan 2018, 09:06

I enjoyed reading a book that was all about women. Especially since they were basically kids and teenagers growing up in a difficult situation; it was very inspiring and not like the thing I was used to read.

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Post by mamalui » 17 Mar 2018, 12:13

I read it many years ago to be of much help. And I saw the old movie too. I would like to read this book again.
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Post by Jennie7493 » 18 Mar 2018, 20:11

:D i enjoyed reading Little Women when i was younger it is a classic any girl would like since it deals with several sisters growning up.

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Post by them1n1ch1ef15 » 22 Mar 2018, 09:23

Found Little Women a bit of a bore if I'm honest despite the fact that I have really enjoyed the TV adaptations. I think I would have liked it has I read it when I was a teenager but reading it as an adult I just felt that it was rather pedestrian and a bit childish.

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Post by Jeyasivananth » 26 Mar 2018, 09:57

I read the book when I was young. I still remember crying while reading chapter 33 Heartache when Jo refuses Laurie's proposal. I was really rooting for them.

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Post by AlicinWelsh » 26 Mar 2018, 15:38

I love this book and I love Jo. What they went through and the connection with the reader is immeasurably strong.

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Post by Javier Campos » 27 Mar 2018, 10:33

I love how the book shows us old customs, it is really important to remember the way life used to be for some people so that we can have a better understanding of our own time. I also love the fact that the book is all about family love, especially the bond among sisters.

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Post by Haute_Coffee » 28 Mar 2018, 09:17

I read it as a child and then tried Little Men. At the time I was still Ugh!! Boys!! and I didn’t finish lol.

I loved the movie with Winona Ryder and Clair Danes and lots of other amazing actors. It was a very 90s movie in terms of the popular actors of that time. I’m glad those two actors specifically are back on tv.

I really loved the character of Jo.

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Post by Mrsawelch » 08 Apr 2018, 15:26

This book is one of my most memorable books from my childhood. It was the first one I read from front to back. I have to agree with others that it was preachy but it also had some really good parts to compensate for the preachiness in the book.

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