Uncle Toms cabin

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Harriet Beecher Stowe expressed a need to awaken sympathy and feeling for the African race in the novel Uncle Tomís Cabin. She was born June 14, 1811 in Litchfield, Connecticut. She was the daughter of a Calvinist minister and she and her family was all devout Christians, her father being a preacher and her siblings following. Her Christian attitude much reflected her attitude towards slavery. She was for abolishing it, because it was, to her, a …

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…able to do. The entire theme of the book is about the evils of slavery; it was written to try to motivate people to eliminate it. Stowe is defiant and certain that slavery must not be slowly eliminated, but must stop immediately. Bibliography Works Cited Stowe, Harriet. Uncle Tomís Cabin. http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/_generate/authors-S.htm http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/utc/sitemap.html http://www.chfweb.com/smith/harriet.html