by Louisa May Alcott
Chapter XXI passage: Louisa May Alcott's classic novel Little Women follows the adventures and misadventures of the March sisters growing up during the American Civil War. In this passage, Laurie has played a mean prank on Meg. The Marches have forgiven him, but trouble comes when his grandfather tries to find out what happened. After reading the passage, students will answer questions on the figurative language used and the details of the story.