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Written by the author of the Young Man's Guide, Young Husband, Young Wife, House I live in, and more, The Young Woman's Guide to Excellence is a book written to encourage holiness in unmarried women from twelve to twenty years old. In this first section, Alcott defines "excellence" as synonymous with holiness and explains why the term "woman" is preferable to "lady." Alcott also discusses the responsibilities of young women as compared to those of young men, the importance of self-education, ad the virtue of a young woman's love of progress.
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Alcott, William A., "The Young Woman's Guide to Excellence (Part One)" (1845). Mother Home & Heaven. 48.