Tonight, we’ll read the eighth chapter of “Little Women” by American author Louisa May Alcott, published in 1868, titled “Jo Meets Apollyon”. Following the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy—the novel details their passage from childhood to womanhood and is loosely based on the author and her sisters.If you would like to start at the beginning, find the first episode that aired on December 18th, 2019.
If you would like a refresher from the last chapter, it aired on June 3rd, 2020. In the previous chapter, Amy’s Valley of Humiliation, Amy borrows money in order to obtain trendy pickled limes, and gets in trouble for it with the teacher. Her harsh punishment leads to her mother, Marmee, allowing her to take a break from going to school, although Marmee also warns Amy about her conceited nature.