15896. "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Harriet Beecher Stowe (Book Review).
This paper provides an overview and analysis of Stowe’s novel which illustrates the cruelty and inhumanity of slavery. Some of the characters in the novel provide justifications for slavery and others express their reasons for opposing it. Stowe’s novel also demonstrates how slaves were kept disunited and powerless, and how some slaves acted to resist authority. Stowe’s personal views on the issue are also revealed in the novel, as well as the role of lawmakers and the church in allowing slavery to persist. 13 pages; 24 footnotes; 1 bibliographic sources.
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