The top 5 most shocking deaths in literature: Beth March

littlewomen-180.jpgBeth March from Louisa May Alcott's Little Women

It's one of the most well known spoilers in literature but that doesn't make it any less shocking and heartbreaking. When the March sisters lose their youngest Beth to scarlet fever they lose a part of themselves. She's the heart of the family and they've already lost so much. Why couldn't it have been Amy??

Watch a popular reaction to finding out that Beth is seriously ill depicted in this Friends scene.

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