Sold to the Legree estate at the same time as Tom, Emmeline is an attractive teenager “kept” by Legree in his own home for his personal amusement. This position is similar to the one Cassy used to occupy on the Legree plantation. Emmeline and Cassy eventually trick Legree into believing they have escaped. They then hide in the attic, where he is afraid to search, and leave the plantation some time later.
The timeline below shows where the character Emmeline appears in Uncle Tom's Cabin. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 30: The Slave Warehouse
...the women’s side we are introduced to Susan, a “respectably-dressed mulatto woman,” and her daughter Emmeline, a pretty, fair-skinned slave of fifteen. Both have been taught to read and have been... (full context)
Chapter 31: The Middle Passage
...slave-owners are the ones who perpetuate the system under a veneer of civility, he continues. Emmeline hears the sad story of another slave who has been separated from her husband, and... (full context)
Chapter 32: Dark Places
...something else, and they begin a nonsense tune. Legree, who has been drinking, notices that Emmeline, seated beside him in the wagon, doesn’t wear earrings, and he promises to get her... (full context)
Chapter 35: The Tokens
Chapter 36: Emmeline and Cassy
Chapter 38: The Victory
...cannot fight wickedness with wickedness. Instead, they must “love their enemies.” Tom says that if Emmeline and Cassy can escape without harming Legree, they ought to try, but Tom will not... (full context)
Chapter 39: The Stratagem
Chapter 40: The Martyr
Chapter 42: An Authentic Ghost Story
Chapter 43: Results