In this way, Gerwig’s “Little Women” is the tale of the birth of an artist—a female artist at a time that’s hostile to women and the telling of stories of women’s lives from women’s point of view. In short, a time very much like today in Hollywood. newyorker.com
More than a century before women saw themselves in Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte, and Miranda, they identified with another popular foursome: the March sisters of Little Women. Chances are, if you grew up reading Louisa May Alcott’s coming-of-age novel, you’ve probably asked yourself: Are you romantic like Meg, outspoken and defiant like Jo, gentle and quiet like Beth, or boisterous and a bit vain like Amy?
Which Little Woman (or Man) Are You?
Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s ‘Little Women’ is full of characters to identify with. But deciding which one best exemplifies oneself can be complicated, so here’s a helpful guide.
I think it’s a universal experience that every girl who reads Little Women, or who encounters the 1994 movie version, unconsciously sorts themselves into one of the four Little Women character types. https://www.theringer.com/movies/2019/12/30/21035582/little-women-greta-gerwig-which-character-guide