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    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin

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    In six pages this paper contrasts and compares these two literary works. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

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    series of somewhat smaller tales that all relate to several characters who are experiencing slavery from one perspective or another. In each tale or characters journey, we see different aspects  of slaver, ranging from a powerful focus on religion to the political turmoil caused by the institution of slavery. In the following paper we examine Stowes story and then  discuss how it compares with that of Frederick Douglass, a man who experienced slavery first hand, who wrote "The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass." Uncle Toms  Cabin While this story is about Uncle Tom, it is also about many other people as well. Through the stories of each one we gain a different perspective, a better  overall understanding of what slavery was like for many. "Stowes novel is designed to illustrate for the world the evils of slavery. The separation of slave families, the physical and  sexual abuse inflicted on slaves, and question of racial equality are three major themes that run throughout the novel" (Anonymous Lesson 4: Theme Analysis 2225852.asp). It comes as no surprise  to note that many people in society believed as one of Stowes characters, Marie St. Clare did, for they believed that slaves were incapable of having the same feelings, the  same needs, the same emotional attachments to loved ones that white people maintained. "Stowe shows her reader this is not the case with numerous examples of heart wrenching separation" (Anonymous  Lesson 4: Theme Analysis 2225852.asp). With the character of Tom we note many different types of slavery environments. In the beginning he is owned by a man who is  actually rather kind, if condescending. He trusts Tom and treats him with as much respect as one normally could treat a slave. However, Toms master is in need of money, 

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