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Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Bailey Merry

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By: Harriet Beecher Stowe Uncle Tom's Cabin About Stowe Uncle Tom
Very Strong physically, mentally, and religiously
Dies as a Christian martyr Theme
Evil of Slavery
Wanted to show how different everyone was and how bad slavery was
Moral Power of Women
Wives controlled just about everything Work Cited Born June 14, 1811, Litchfield, Connecticut
One out of 13 kids
Her dad had a strong abolitionist view, rubbed off on her
Married Calvin Ellis Stowe in Jan. 6, 1836
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" started the Civil War
Wrote much more on political and social issues throughout her life
Died July 1, 1896, Hartford, Connecticut Emily Shelby
Arthur Shelby's wife
Strong Christian
Loving woman to everyone, even the slaves
Strongly dislikes slavery
Arthur Shelby
Kentucky slave owner
Good man, but is hypocritical when it comes to slavery
In debt Mr. Haley
Selfish slave trader
Typical slave owner
Tom Locker
Slave hunter
Changes his ways after he was shot by George Harris George Harris
Tall and handsome mulatto
Mini Tom
Worked at a factory
Strong faith in God until he is broken down by his owner
Eliza Harris
Mulatto, beautiful, smart, kind, faithful, and brave
Mrs. Shelby's maid
George Harris' wife
Harry's mother Harry Harris
Funny, talented, "remarkably beautiful and engaging" (13 Stowe)
George and Eliza's son
Between the ages of 4-5 Augustine St. Clare
No faith
Heavy drinker
Same views on slavery as Mr. Shelby
Loves his daughter Eva
Very wealthy
Marie St. Clare
Evil, hypochondriac
Wife of Augustine
Never acknowledges her daughter, until Eva is dieing Eva St. Clare
Sweet, angel, deep understanding about God and His importance in peoples' lives, and does not see the difference between whites and slaves
Reason for her father buying Tom from Haley
Dies young from the "cough" Simon Legree
Grew up with a kind loving mother and a hateful father
Evil sums him up
Plantation owner in Louisiana
Killed Tom George Shelby
Son of Arthur and Emily
Smart, young, faithful, honest
Best friends with Tom Characters SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Uncle Tom’s Cabin.” SparkNotes.com. SparkNotes LLC. 2002. Web. 9 Jan. 2013. <http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/uncletom/ > Bio, . "Harriet Beecher Stowe Biography" Biography.com. Bio. Web. 9 Jan. 2013. <http://www.biography.com/people/harriet-beecher-stowe-9496479>

<http://www.biography.com/people/harriet-beecher-stowe-9496479?page=2> What's going on? The story starts out on The Shelby's Kentucky farm. Mr. Shelby resolves his large debt by selling Tom and Harry to Mr. Haley Falling Action
Tom and Emmeline are sold to an evil plantation owner, Legree
Tom's faith falters twice because of how evil Legree is but he has a vision of Eva and Jesus Christ
Cassy and Emmeline runaway into a haunted cabin on the plantation
Legree tries to get Tom to tell him where they are, but Tom refuses so he is beaten all night by Legree and his two henchmen Symbol
Uncle Tom's Cabin symbolizes Tom's never ending sacrifice to lead a pious Christian life. Even when he was broken down and killed for it. Climax
St. Clare dies accidentally in a fight not too long after Eva's death
Marie gets ownership of all slaves and sells all of them Where are we? Kentucky Ohio Louisiana Mississippi River Canada France Liberia Presented By: BaileyAnn Merry Exposition Rising Action
Eliza runs away with Harry. Her plan is to end up in Canada to meet up with her runaway husband.
Mr. Haley hires Tom Locker to catch Eliza and Harry
George becomes free and wants Eliza and Harry to go to Canada with him and they end up meeting at a Quaker settlement
Locker almost catches them, George shoots him in the side, and they run onward to Canada
After he is wounded Locker changes and becomes a Quaker Rising Action (cont.)
Tom and many other slaves bought by Mr. Haley, and other slave traders, are headed to New Orleans for a slave auction.
Here Tom meets and saves young Eva from drowning. They become good friends and her father buys Tom.
He lives with the St. Clares for three good years
Before Eva dies, she gives a lock of hair to each slave, and she makes her dad promise that before he dies, he needs to make sure the slaves will be accommodated and Tom will be set free Catharsis
Right after George Shelby comes to buy Tom back, it is too late and he dies
George leaves determined to end slavery
On the boat ride back home, George sees Cassy and Emmeline and agrees to protect them
They also run into a recently widowed woman who turns out to be George Harris' sister Catharsis (cont.)
The Harris family, Cassy, George's Sister, and Emmeline reunite. They live in Canada, France, U.S., and Liberia
George gets back home and tries to set all the slaves free, they refuse, so he pays them and will have them set free when he dies Stowe, Harriet Beecher. . New York, 1966. Print. Conflict
Man vs Self
Almost everyone had their own personal battle with what is right and wrong in society and common sense. Uncle Tom's Cabin
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