Do you think that Beth could have married and started her own family? I wonder too if she would’ve been able to share her music outside of the family. Susan Bailey, Louisa May Alcott is my passion Continue reading The potential lives of Beth March
In The Courtship of Jo March, does Mr Bhaer ever come into the picture? Do Laurie and Jo’s marriage end up as dramatic as their friendship? Etain, A Homeschooling Life Continue reading The man for Jo March: Theodore Laurence, Friedrich Bhaer, or…
Given a different time and circumstances, things might have worked out for Jo and Laurie. The Courtship of Jo March aims to sketch out exactly that time and circumstance – the world in which Jo and Laurie would have been together and loved each other well. Continue reading To write or not to write: Little Women and the making of a novel
I feel as though many fans, somewhat unfairly, dislike Amy. Do you think this dislike is more because Alcott married her to Laurie, because modern readers have a new set of values, or something else? NovElla and Banannabelle Continue reading Why we like to dislike Amy March
It’s the classic story of four sisters we’ve come to love, and yet we can’t help but wonder how things might have worked out differently for the beloved March sisters – the life Beth might have led, the books Jo might have written, the friends they might have made, and the courtship that might have been… Continue reading What if Little Women had ended differently?