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Little Women

Louisa May Alcott

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1. What does Jo want to buy herself for Christmas?

2. Who presides over the Pickwick Club?

3. What does Beth bring over to Laurie when he is not feeling well?

4. What does Amy consider her greatest weakness?

5. What does Mr. Laurence give to Beth?

6. Who proposes to Amy?

7. What is Jo’s job in New York?

8. What does Jo do with the prize money she wins for her first published story?

9. How does Jo obtain the twenty-five dollars she gives to Marmee before Marmee goes to Washington, D.C.?

10. What do the Marches traditionally do before bedtime?

11. What is Mr. Brooke’s occupation?

12. Where is Jo and Mr. Bhaer’s school located?

13. How many people come to the party that Amy planned for her art class?

14. When Beth seems moody, what does Jo think is causing the moodiness?

15. What does Amy do for which Jo swears she will never forgive her?

16. Who does Sallie Gardiner marry?

17. What does Meg do for money before she is married?

18. Why does Marmee take Amy out of school?

19. What is Jo’s “one beauty,” according to the novel?

20. What does Professor Bhaer always have in his pockets?

21. What type of music does Laurie try to write in Austria?

22. From where is Professor Bhaer originally?

23. Who are the witnesses to Amy’s will?

24. With whom does Amy go to Europe?

25. Where in the March house does Jo do her writing?

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