Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
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Paris. They marry at the American consul in Paris and have a honeymoon in Valrosa.
John and Margaret. The children were officially named Margaret and John (Demijohn then being a nickname), but were always called Daisy and Demi as to not confuse them with their parents.
19. She dies at the age of nineteen after two years of slow deterioration from scarlet fever.
Friedrich Bhaer. She marries Professor Friedrich Bhaer, a German twice her age.
New York. She goes to work at a boarding house as a governess to children of a friend of her mother.
John Brooke. Meg marries Laurie's teacher in the beginning of Part Two. At the end of Part One they got engaged and a few years later, after he had served in the army and made a living for both of them, they married.
"Good Wives". The book is now mostly published as just "Little Women", without giving Part Two the title "Good Wives".
Theodore. His official name is Theodore Laurence, but everyone calls him Laurie. Later, Jo starts calling him Teddy.
Meg-16; Jo-15; Beth-13; Amy-12. Meg is the oldest and works as a governess; Jo is a real tomboy and keeps her Aunt March company every day; Beth is very shy and stays at home studying and helping their mother; Amy is the youngest and wants very much to be rich and has a complex about the shape of her nose.
Drawing/Painting. Amy is a very good amateur artist, and she likes to sketch, paint and make things out of clay.
Great-Aunt March. Aunt March is a rich old widow. Jo waits on her every day in Aunt March's mansion.
A watchmen's rattle. Laurie says that all she has to do is shake it, and the entire neighbourhood will come running!
John Brooke. John Brooke is Laurie's tutor. Later on he becomes Mr Laurence's bookkeeper.
Jo. Jo turns Laurie down by saying she doesn't feel the same way about him.
Theodore. But everyone at school called him Dora, so he now calls himself Laurie.
Mr Laurence. Mr Laurence is the old man next door. He is very rich, lives in a mansion and has one grandson, called Laurie Laurence.
Hannah. Hannah has known the March girls since they were babies, and she does most of the housework.
Marmee. Marmee is a main character in "Little Women". She gets the girls get through their various difficult times, and shows them how work is just as important as play.