Amy March Was Always a Great Character

Florence Pugh as Amy March in Little Women (2019) — Picture: Sony Pictures

“When did you become so wise?” says Jo to Amy, near the end of Greta Gerwig’s new adaptation of Little Women. “I always have been,” replies Amy. “You were just too busy noticing my faults.”

Though Amy is speaking to her sister, I also feel as though Gerwig is speaking to the audience, for Amy March is most commonly the March sister people love to hate. I believe that this is in large part due to…