Uncle tom's cabin

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Harriet Beecher Stowe utilizes emotional appeal to gain compassion of mothers from the North and the South, black and white, on the issue of slavery in Uncle Tom?s Cabin. Stowe gives strong roles to her female characters and uses this as a symbol of maternity and strength. By giving motherhood strength, Stowe is saying that mothers will be the ones to end the evil of slavery, and the family will be saved through the power of motherly love. Stowe reveals the maternal instincts of Mrs. Shelby to care for Eliza and to teach her Christian values. Mrs. Shelby ?taught [Eliza] the duties of the family, of parent an

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