Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe

374 pages first pub 1851 (editions)

fiction classics historical emotional reflective sad slow-paced

Description

Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly, is an anti-slavery novel by American author Harriet Beecher Stowe. Published in 1852, the novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the U.S. and is said to have "h...

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Moods

emotional 63%
sad 61%
reflective 54%
dark 52%
challenging 49%
inspiring 27%
informative 24%
tense 24%
hopeful 20%
adventurous 13%
funny 3%

Pace

slow 52%
medium 37%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 40% | Character: 37% | Plot: 19% | N/A: 2%

Strong character development?

Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 22% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 43% | No: 4% | N/A: 2%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 90% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 1% | No: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 44% | It's complicated: 28% | Yes: 24% | N/A: 2%

Average rating

3.57

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