Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe

fiction classics historical reflective slow-paced

438 pages | first published 1851

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The narrative drive of Stowe's classic novel is often overlooked in the heat of the controversies surrounding its anti-slavery sentiments. In fact, it is a compelling adventure story with richly drawn characters and has earned a place in both lite...
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Moods

emotional 65%
sad 63%
reflective 54%
dark 49%
challenging 46%
inspiring 26%
informative 23%
tense 23%
hopeful 19%
adventurous 12%
funny 2%
lighthearted 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

slow 52%
medium 37%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 40% | A mix: 35% | Plot: 21% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 23% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 47% | Yes: 45% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 92% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 46% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 22% | N/A: 3%

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3.55

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