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The 7 Best Times Men Were Terrified of Women in Classic Literature

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Jo March wants to write short stories

In Little Women, Jo can’t go off to war with the men. Instead she contents herself with publishing short stories to earn a little extra money, which almost kills her elderly aunt because WRITING SHORT STORIES? What’s next? Wearing pants? Owning property? Marrying for some reason other than social mobility? Please.

Topics: Books
Tags: the scarlet letter, pride and prejudice, jane eyre, les miserables, little women, far from the madding crowd, the wife of bath, #nastywoman

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