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Uncle Tom's Cabin: Religion or Slavery?

Summary: Discusses the Harriet Beecher Stowe work, "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Asks if the true intention of Harriet Beecher Stowe was to speak out against slavery through her work. Also considers if Stowe's main focus for her nove was the importance of religion.
At first glace, Uncle Tom's Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe, would appear to be a novel written to speak out against slavery. After all, it shows the hardships that slaves like Tom and Eliza underwent and the struggles they endured to gain freedom. It shows the cruelty in slave markets and the merciless wrath many slave traders, like Simon Legree, used on their slaves. Although this is shown, the message brought across to the reader was how life could be changed for the better when a religion is possessed. Stowe used character foils in important characters like Tom and Augustine St. Clare which showed the importance of faith. Within the plot, she chose the climax of the story an important decision regarding religion. Through these elements, we can see the true intention of Stowe was to preach to the reader about the importance of...

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