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Use of Language

Look over your chapter of Uncle Tom's Cabin and answer the questions below.

1. Try to find a description of an enslaved person's thoughts or attitude. What words does Stowe use to describe these? Does the author choose words that are sympathetic to the enslaved person's position?
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2. Try to find a description of a slaveowner's thoughts or attitude. What words does Stowe use to describe these? Does the author choose words that are sympathetic to the slaveowner's position?
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3. Find an event or exchange between characters that shows or discusses the affect of slavery on African-Americans. List the specific descriptive phrases used by the author.
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