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 66%
sad 64%
challenging 50%
dark 50%
reflective 45%
inspiring 25%
tense 21%
hopeful 19%
informative 19%
adventurous 13%

Pace

slow 53%
medium 34%
fast 11%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 46% | A mix: 28% | Plot: 23% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 30% | No: 30%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 45% | N/A: 2% | No: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 2% | No: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 57% | It's complicated: 21% | Yes: 15% | N/A: 5%

Average rating

3.53