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The Evils of Slavery in "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
An analysis of Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and its significance.
# 133101 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (American) , African-American Studies (Slavery)


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The paper asserts that Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is one of the most important literary works to come out of the USA. The paper discusses how the central theme of the novel is the evils of slavery and asserts that the book had a major effect on the readers of the time as it exposed the evils of slavery, so many believe that it was a prelude to the American civil war. The paper outlines how the book focuses on the horrors of slavery, including the whippings, beatings, and forced sexual encounters, but also the evils of slavery in general, no matter how 'good' in some cases the masters were to their slaves. The paper points out that Stowe portrays slavery a something simply unChristian.

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"Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is one of the most important literary works to come out of the USA. The central theme of the novel is the evils of slavery. The book had a major effect on the readers of the time as it exposed the evils of slavery and many believe that it was a prelude to the American civil war. The book focuses on the horrors of slavery, including the whippings, beatings, and forced sexual encounters, but also the evils of slavery in general, no matter how `good' in some cases the masters were to their slaves. Stowe portrays slavery a something simply unchristian. However, the book has also been criticized in recent..."

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