Little Women
Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott
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Character Role Analysis

Professor Bhaer

Louisa May Alcott created Mr. Bhaer because she thought the romance between him and Jo would be "funny." It may be funny, but it also makes a lot of sense. Jo admires Professor Bhaer's intellect, but she's also drawn to his moral principles, which are very similar to her father's.

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