Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin

Harriet Beecher Stowe

310 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 "helped lay the groundwork for the Civil War", according to Will Kaufman. Stowe, a Connecticut-born teache...

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Moods

emotional 64%
sad 61%
reflective 55%
dark 53%
challenging 48%
inspiring 28%
informative 24%
tense 24%
hopeful 20%
adventurous 14%
funny 3%

Pace

slow 52%
medium 38%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

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

Strong character development?

Yes: 39% | It's complicated: 35% | No: 23% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 49% | 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: 45% | It's complicated: 27% | Yes: 24% | N/A: 2%

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