Uncle Tom's Cabin


Harriet Beecher Stowe

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The Bible

The Bible is both a practical item in the novel—it is the only book Uncle Tom owns—and a symbol for the endurance of his, and other’s, Christian faith. Tom manages to keep his Bible from… read analysis of The Bible

Uncle Tom’s cabin

George Shelby specifically identifies Uncle Tom’s cabin as a symbol at the end of the novel. The cabin is a home to Uncle Tom’s family and a place of love and support. Aunt Chloe works… read analysis of Uncle Tom’s cabin