An acclaimed, semi-autobiographical 1886 novel by American writer Louisa May Alcott, which recounts the coming of age of four sisters in Massachusetts. Little Women is famed in part for being one of the first prominent novels directed to women, which is also why Arjie’s family disagrees with his affinity for it. However, Daryl Uncle shares his interest in the novel and buys him its three sequels, which Arjie is unable to find in Sri Lanka.
Little Women Term Timeline in Funny Boy
The timeline below shows where the term Little Women appears in Funny Boy. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
3. See No Evil, Hear No Evil
...his family if his parents separate and dreams about his family being the characters from Little Women . The next morning, Daryl leaves early, and Arjie and Amma head back to Colombo,... (full context)
...killer would never be brought to justice.” He reads one of his favorite chapters from Little Women but loses faith in its message and its neat universe “where good was rewarded and... (full context)