Themes Of Uncle Toms Cabin

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“The Lord himself wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin and l was an instrument in his hand.” said Stowe. This quote illustrates that the main ideas of Uncle Tom’s Cabin was both from religious and political aspects of the author. There is a way in which one of the things Stowe is dramatizing for us is a kind of cultural belief that men and women have different roles to play in society. That is the "the separation of spheres". Here is a quote of Stowe at the looking back on the novel. “[I had ] no more thought of style or literary excellence than the mother who rushes into the street and cries for help to save her children from a burning house, thinks of the teachings of the rhetorician or the elocutionist”(Stowe ). This quote illustrates that women if they're a writer not suppose to be doing what the men do. The women do it in the different way. Stowe is…show more content…
What we expect to be the higher category turns out to be in some sense the lower category. It is better for the senator to be a man. In other words, to be a human being, to not be a senator who's bound by kind of legalistic distinctions but somebody who is a person, a man, someone who feels. And that's the point of this chapter. Because not only does it dramatize what I show you this situation of the separation of spheres and the role that women and mothers can play in making sure that the country doesn't go radically off course. It is also in some sense about the literally problem that Stowe faces in creating this. Take a look in some of the ways in which she understands herself to have a kind of complicated audience. In page one hundred and fifty five, senator Bird has thought about the Fugitive Slave Law that's been passed by Ohio to help Kentucky out in legalistic terms. Think about what a fugitive slave would look like, senator Bird thought about it as a caricature perhaps from the newspapers which were like somebody already wear a kind
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