Similarities in Twelve Years a Slave, and Uncle Tom's Cabin

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Is there a possibility that two books on slavery, one fiction and the other non-fiction have similar concepts to it? The answer is yes it is possible, in the books Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Twelve Years A Slave by Solomon Northup, have many similarities in them. Some of those similar things are religion, violence, and unexpected turns in their life. In the essay it will explain how those topics are similar in the books. The thing that you hear the most throughout both books is religion. That subject is a very important to both men. It was one Tom's dominant characteristics, even though he wasn't the best reader in the world he reads the Bible and leads prayer meeting. He did this so that everyone around him will…show more content…
One real noticeable things is the location the slaves was sent. Both Uncle Tom and Solomon Northup had there story set in the state of Louisiana some time in the story. So to really answer the question, "Is there a possibility that two books on slavery, one fiction and the other non-fiction have similar concepts to it?" yes it is very much possible for it to

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