Little Women—Louisa May Alcott
Read In: 2020
“I can see that the grammar gets tucked into the tales and poetry, as one gives pills in jelly.”
“… don’t make a saint of him. I’m afraid I couldn’t like him without a spice of human naughtiness.”
“What can there be in a simple little story like that to make people praise it so?” she asked, bewildered.
“There is truth in it, Jo—that’s the secret. Humor and pathos make it alive, and you have found your style at last,” said her father. “You put your heart into it, my daughter. Do your best and grow as happy as we are in your success.”