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Home and Family in Literature and Life

Do we ever really think about what first piques our interest in a particular subject? Whether it’s history or science or literature or society or food, we tend to generalize our initial interest in a topic or hobby – “it was in my early 20s” or “sometime in my youth” or “when I heard about it from a friend.” But do we really think through the very thing that truly led us to want to learn more, do more, and find more out about something that intrigued us? 990 more words


Book Review: Behind a Mask, Or A Woman's Power by Louisa May Alcott

Rating: Five out of five stars

This Gothic novella was nothing that I expected it to be. Infatuation, love, and the means of safety in Victorian society merge together to form intricate characters. 139 more words


little women

Thanks to my sister, who is obsessed with all things Alcott, I finally got around to reading Little Women in its entirety this summer. I had a dumbed-down version when I was very small, and had already seen the Winona Ryder film multiple times, so I thought that the full novel would be pretty much the same, just one big happy family, just one of those books that every professed and proud English major should read at least once. 905 more words


3 Quotes, 3 Days Challenge | Day 1

Thank you, How to Read Books, for nominating me to do the 3 Quotes, 3 Days Challenge!

The rules:
1. Thank the person who nominated you. 100 more words


Little Women

By: Louisa May Alcott

Review By: Alex Frank

Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March are all sisters who come from a poor family in the time of the American Civil War. 948 more words

Book Review

Ladle Women

My father and uncles have a summer garden at my Grammie’s house. Rows of eggplants, jalapeños, zucchinis, cherry and plum tomatoes are poking out of every corner of the little plot of land. 413 more words

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