Google doodle is honouring Louisa May Alcott by illustration of depicting her well-known work, Little Women. She was one of the best known female authors in the 19th century. In what seems to be taken care by the God actress Shilpa Shetty is quoted in the daily saying that the Little Women written by alcott should be included in the text books.
Artist Sophie Diao, today’s doodle portrays the girls of the March family, Beth, Jo, Amy and Meg and Laurie who is their neighbour and Jo’s best friend. Its a depiction from Alcott’s semi autobiographical book Little Women. The family was based on Alcott’s own and author’s vision was to make herself like coltish Jo, spreading the manuscripts pages in her wake, going ahead with courage of her convictions, and having cherish moments with the family above all.
Louisa May Alcott was born in Pennsylvania in 1832, she was not only a iconic author but she was also suffragist, abolitionist and feminist. The people who she was inspired by Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau, who encouraged her in having a strong sense of civic duty.
She volunteered as a nurse during the American Civil War and her family’s home was the station on the underground railroad. As a lifelong advocate for feminism and women’s suffrage, she also was the first women to register for vote in Concord, Massachusetts.
Little women was written in two parts and was very successful and more tales were demanded tales of the characters lives. Alcott wrote follow-ups in Little Men and Jo’s Boys over the next 20 years. Her other works included An Old-Fashioned Girl, Eight Cousins and Under the Lilacs and many more.