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... “Little Women Jo’s Relationship with Laurie. Louisa May Alcott’s story, “Little Women,” deals with the four sisters ofthe March family. It is a coming-of-age tale, as Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy struggle to overcome their weaknesses and find their places in life. As is only to be expected in a narrative dealing with four “Little Women,” the theme of love and marriage figures prominently in the story. The author comments on the different kinds of love and the criteria for a successful marriage. Meg is courted by John Brooke and marries him early in the story. Beth tragically passes away. Amy is finally paired with Laurie and Jo goes on to marry Professor Bhaer. However, it the relationship between Jo and...