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Little Women

And Little Men was there, but not Little Women or Jo’s Boys.
Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  widely read Louisa May Alcott novel of four sisters with numerous film adaptations (1868-1869)
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Strongly Associated with:   Louisa May Alcott
Film adaptations by the same title:
  • 1994:  starring Susan Sarandon and Winona Ryder
  • 1978:  made-for-television film starring Meredith Baxter and Susan Dey
  • 1949:  starring Elizabeth Taylor and June Allyson
  • 1933:  starring Katharine Hepburn and Joan Bennett
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  • And Little Men was there, but not Little Women or Jo’s Boys.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • I wonder if I slept with a peg on my nose, like Amy in Little Women, if it would make it smaller?
    Louise Rennison  --  Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging
  • "Little Women," and "Heidi," a beautiful little story which I afterward read in German.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • She told them the plot of Little Women in ten minutes, a miracle of compression, especially since her book report had been seven typed pages.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic

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  • When Matt called her Jo, it reminded her of Little Women, and although she was pretty sure Matt had never read the Alcott novel, secretly she was pleased to be associated with a character so strong and sure of herself.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • But it was worth it when she exclaimed, "Skating on a pond! I feel like Jo March!" and I’d known exactly what she meant, because she’d forced me to read Little Women weeks earlier, even though it was a girl’s book.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • "Little Women" (twice), "The Common Law,"
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • Little Women — Louisa May Alcott CHAPTER ONE PLAYING PILGRIMS "Christmas won’t be Christmas without any presents," grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • "Spoken like the best of little women!" cried Richard gaily.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • He had given Deets one of the little women figures he whittled—Deets was very proud of it, and kept it in the pocket of his old chaps.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove

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  • At the Outing we’ve got a bunch of real human fellows, and the finest lot of little women in town—just as good at joshing as the men—but at the Tonawanda there’s nothing but these would-be’s in New York get-ups, drinking tea!
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • She was one of those obscure mouse-like little women who admire big men.
    Virginia Woolf  --  Mrs. Dalloway
  • And all four had tears running down their cheeks when Beth died in Little Women.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
  • He might sing to them in his throaty voice, but he was a man of mystery, a strange man, walking all day behind the wagon, and at night whittling his little women.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • I know they will remember all I said to them, that they will be loving children to you, will do their duty faithfully, fight their bosom enemies bravely, and conquer themselves so beautifully that when I come back to them I may be fonder and prouder than ever of my little women.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Whether it ever rises again, depends upon the reception given the first act of the domestic drama called Little Women.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • LITTLE WOMEN PART 2 In order that we may start afresh and go to Meg’s wedding….
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • The two older girls were a great deal to one another, but each took one of the younger sisters into her keeping and watched over her in her own way, ’playing mother’ they called it, and put their sisters in the places of discarded dolls with the maternal instinct of little women.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Annie Moffat’s foolish lessons in coquetry came into her mind, and the love of power, which sleeps in the bosoms of the best of little women, woke up all of a sudden and took possession of her.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • I loved "Little Women" because it gave me a sense of kinship with girls and boys who could see and hear.
    Helen Keller  --  Story of My Life
  • One of the brightest little women I’ve met these many moons.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • CHAPTER VIII I THE great events of Babbitt’s spring were the secret buying of real-estate options in Linton for certain street-traction officials, before the public announcement that the Linton Avenue Car Line would be extended, and a dinner which was, as he rejoiced to his wife, not only "a regular society spread but a real sure-enough highbrow affair, with some of the keenest intellects and the brightest bunch of little women in town."
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Little Women [7] , Jane Eyre [4] , Heart of Darkness [5] , Moby-Dick [5] , Pride and Prejudice [5] , Robinson Crusoe [6] , The Catcher in the Rye [6] , The Count of Monte Cristo [6] , The Three Musketeers [6] , Anna Karenina [7] , Doctor Zhivago [7] , Great Expectations [7] , Gulliver’s Travels [7] , Lolita (the novel) [7] , Middlemarch [7] , Paradise Lost [7] , The Grapes of Wrath [7] , The Joy Luck Club [7] , A Tale of Two Cities [8] , Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [8] , Crime and Punishment [8] , Les Misérables [8] , Lord of the Flies [8] , Madame Bovary [8] , Mrs. Dalloway [8] , Of Mice and Men [8] , Pygmalion [8] , Rip Van Winkle [8] , Sense and Sensibility [8] , Slaughterhouse-Five [8] , The Brothers Karamazov [8] , The Color Purple [8] , The Great Gatsby [8] , The Hunchback of Notre Dame [8] , The Last of the Mohicans [8] , The Metamorphosis [8] , The Old Man and the Sea [8] , The Scarlet Letter [8] , Uncle Tom’s Cabin [8] , Wuthering Heights [8] , Animal Farm [9] , Bleak House [9] , Canterbury Tales [9] , One Hundred Years of Solitude [9] , The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [9] , The Call of the Wild [9] , The Sound and the Fury [9] , The Sun Also Rises [9] , The War of the Worlds [9]
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