Essay about Uncle Tom 's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe

1013 Words Nov 23rd, 2015 5 Pages
There have been many books and papers written over slavery in the course of time making many readers shocked over how the United States was during the time of slavery. In Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author’s intent was to communicate the evils of slavery by showing the feelings of slaves, how families felt being broken apart, and the different masters of Uncle Tom. Stowe was able to communicate the evils of slavery by showing feelings of the slaves throughout the book. One example of this was shown through the care they gave towards their masters and even the children. Uncle Tom had grown attached to a little girl that went by the name of Evangeline St. Clare (Eva) because she would bring all of Mr. Haley’s slaves nuts, goodies, and even engaging in conversation with them (pg. 169-170). Uncle Tom’s attachment was shown when he jumped over the boat to save little Eva from drowning (pg.171), which allowed him to get new set of masters and started working for the St. Clare’s (pg. 175). This attachment between Eva and Uncle Tom allowed readers to see the emotions that Uncle Tom felt especially when Eva was writing a letter for Tom, so he could send it to Aunt Chloe and his family (pg. ) to ask when the Shelbys and Aunt Chloe would send the reconception money.
Another example of slaves showing emotion towards the evils of slavery was shown when Eliza ran away with Harry so he would not be sold and separated from her (pg. 45). Eliza ran all night and even…

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