Hannah Horvath = Jo March?
February 10, 2014 1:10 PM Subscribe
"How Girls is Like Little Women"
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: Chiara Atik argues that the characters in the HBO show Girls
are essentially modern-day versions of the March sisters in Louisa May Alcott's classic American novel Little Women
. "The characters of the show are analagous in a way that suggests these four girls — the writer, the responsible one, the sweet one, and the wild-child — are time-honored archetypes for American women, rather than products of their creator’s imagination. Or maybe American society and American girlhood just haven’t changed that much in the past 150 years."
Atik's play based on this idea, Women
, is currently running in NYC's Under St. Mark's Theatre. Tagline: SOMETIMES BEING A GIRL IN 1860 IS REALLY. HARD.