Smithsonian.com thinks so. Writer Erin Blakemore presents her hopes that Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women will finally present a well-rounded and fair portrayal of the most maligned of the March sisters by borrowing from the rich life of May Alcott Nieriker.
The New ‘Little Women’ May Finally Do Justice to Its Most Controversial Character
Based on the trailer of the new adaptation of the beloved novel, Amy March seems poised to get the well-rounded portrait she deserves
For many Little Women fans, though, there’s a fly in the ointment, a single sister they love to hate. Amy March, the youngest of the bunch, polarizes fans with her selfishness and her suitor, the very man many readers think the book’s main character, Jo, should love. But if the trailer for Greta Gerwig’s new Little Women is any indicator, this December’s adaptation may finally do justice to one of Alcott’s least lovable characters—a sister who often leaves viewers feeling as sour as a pickled lime.
Read more: https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/new-little-women-may-finally-do-justice-its-most-controversial-character-180972901/#AcbFvqePAWPZ2ckK.99
You can find Erin Blakemore on Twitter at @heroinebook if you want to respond to her article.
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