Uncle Tom 's Cabin, By Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Personal Stories are Essential You’re always told to appeal to all audiences when writing. Sometimes that means limiting your opinion, in other words your personal views. As writers you want to draw as much attention possible to your novels. Personal stories are simply pathways authors use to relate towards readers, or to change their minds on a specified subject. Sometimes, these personal stories reach out to their own kind of people. Or it criticizes everyone for holding a blind eye towards an issue. Personal stories / views are in fact an essential way for authors to relate/ influence readers. Through class readings this semester, we’ve learned how empowering personal stories can be. In this writers philosophy I plan to analyze these authors’ writings and examine how “valid” or essential their personal views and stories have influence/ relate their readers. In her most prominent novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe publishes the truth about slavery. Through her personal views on slavery, and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, Stowe was set on displaying the wrongs of slavery, and Americans in the south. Uncle Tom’s Cabin is a tragic story that displays the life of Uncle Tom, a man of Christian values, honest integrity, and unfailing kindness, taken away from his “cabin” / family, dying as a result of a slave owner’s menacing behavior. Stowe’s novel is a master of influence. Her novel changed the American public view of slavery. Her impactful statements showed the
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