Analysis Of Uncle Tom's Cabin, By Harriet Beecher Stowe

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I never thought that I would read a book over the summer, but over the course of these past two months, that changed. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” forever changed how I view slavery. I loved reading it. Throughout the whole novel, Stowe uses her experience and knowledge to portray the terrible hardships and struggles that slaves endured everyday. Not only does this book express the thoughts of the slaves and their faith in God, but also of the people around them. “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” wanted so badly for America to give freedom and equality for all people, and that is what I enjoyed most while reading. First of all, the way that African Americans got treated completely shocked me. The way that people can treat others so differently because of their skin color is so wrong. I’ve known about slavery most of my life but I never fully understood how horrifying it was until I read “Uncle Tom’s Cabin”. Also, how most slaves can’t even believe in God and eternal life because of all the awful things they have been through. For example, in the novel, Uncle Tom meets a slave from down the street named Prue. Prue comes to St. Clare’s household to bear bread and Uncle Tom offers to help. Prue tells Uncle…show more content…
Stowe, and the mother to seven children. Stowe lived in Cincinnati, and while living there she witnessed through her own eyes people that were being enslaved. She also met people who were enslaved. Stowe witnessed slavery when she visited places like Kentucky, because of it being a large slave city. She witnessed a lot of slavery growing up and as she was older. Stowe was opened up to slavery first-hand because of that fact that her own grandmother kept enslaved African Americans. Being exposed to all of it that all her life is what inspired her to write “Uncle Tom’s cabin”, and it was a significant role in speeding up the abolishment of slavery in the United States. Stowe passed away on July 1,

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