Characters: Little Women

The characters from Little Women

Margaret "Meg" March

Josephine "Jo" March

Elizabeth "Beth" March

Amy Curtis March

Theodore "Laurie" Laurence

Margaret "Marmee" March

Robert "Father" March

  • Good Parents
  • Good Shepherd: He was too old to fight in the war, but still enrolled as chaplain.
  • Happily Married
  • Retired Badass
    • Badass Preacher: He may have not fought, but the mere fact that he decided to help other soldiers via giving them spiritual counseling in the campaings lands him here.
  • Riches to Rags: Had a reasonably good fortune, but lost it to help some friends. The family's economic situation never really got better.
  • Sick Episode: Played VERY seriously, as he falls sick while still at war and that threw a big wrench in the family dynamics since Marmee had to go there and leave the girls alone.
  • Team Dad

Aunt Josephine March

  • Control Freak: Poor Jo!
  • Hair-Trigger Temper
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: If she does like you, she might help a little. She genuinely liked Amy despite giving her a hard time and worried over Beth's illness, and when she died, she left her Plumfield house to Jo.
    • She complains about and criticizes her nephew's family to the point where Marmee can barely stand her, but due to the family's poverty, she offered to adopt one of the girls, supplies the money for Marmee to visit Father, surreptitiously provides Meg with an enormously overstocked linen closet as a wedding present despite swearing not to, and Amy notices that, for all of her riches and treasures, the most precious to her is her wedding ring. Aunt March is a cross, sour old lady, but she definitely has the heart of gold down, too.
  • Neat Freak: Poor Amy!
  • Rich Bitch

Mr. James Laurence

John Brooke

Professor Friedrich "Fritz" Bhaer

John Laurence "Demi" Brooke

  • Incorruptible Pure Pureness: He's very well respected and admired among his classmates for this reason, is above reproach in any serious trouble (though he's still a little naughty sometimes), and the other boys wouldn't even consider attempting to convince him to do anything really morally wrong.
  • Intrepid Reporter: Just for fun, and much to his mother's distress.
  • Punny Name: He's named after his father, so the family would have been stuck calling him "Jack" to keep from having two Johns running around, but Laurie suggested naming him "Demijohn" ("Little John") and calling him "Demi" for short... which also happened to be alliterative with the nickname Aunt Amy gave to his twin sister.
  • The Smart Guy

Margaret "Daisy" Brooke

Franz Hoffmann

Emil Hoffmann