Polly Milton's cheerful temperament and courage enable her to make friends quickly during her first stay in the city
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: An Old-Fashioned Girl is a novel by Louisa May Alcott. It was first serialised in the Merryâs Museum magazine between July and August in 1869 and consisted of only six chapters. For the finished product, however, Alcott continued the story from the chapter âSix Years Afterwardsâ and so it ended up with nineteen chapters in all. The book revolves around Polly Milton, the old-fashioned girl who titles the story. Polly visits her wealthy friend Fanny Shaw in the city and is overwhelmed by the fashionable and urban life they liveââbut also left out because of her âcountrifiedâ manners and outdated clothes.