goes to live with Aunt March
bout of scarlet fever, it is revealed that Aunt March plans to give her a turquoise ring
as a reward for her “good behavior and charming manners.” It’s during her time at Aunt March’s house that Amy becomes a more religious and pious person. This ring can be seen as symbolizing the reward of Heaven after a life of earthly toil. It can also be seen as symbolizing the worldly riches that Amy will inherit as her life unfolds, given that she is able to cross class boundaries and enter the upper class.