Jo Meets Apollyon
by Louisa May Alcott from Little Women
Chapter Eight passage: "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott was published in two parts in 1868 and 1869. It is the story of four sisters: Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy March. In this passage, Jo is angry with her little sister Amy. Amy burned the book Jo was writing because Jo wouldn’t allow Amy to go with her to the theater. Now Jo has gone skating with Laurie, the boy who lives next door. Amy has followed without permission.