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Uncle Tom's Cabin

Uncle Tom's Cabin

by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Uncle Tom's Cabin: Symbols True or False

1. What does Stowe use as a contrast to patriarchal system of slavery?Motherly affection
2. What does Topsy bring to Eva on her deathbed?Flowers
3. What comes to represent the failure of the Shelbys to correctly estimate the importance of abolition?Mothers
4. What does Eva insist Miss Olivia take from her deathbed?Hair
5. What is the most important symbol?Hairclips

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