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Unformatted text preview: to them mentally. This aspect is added so that anyone who reads the book can see more clearly what the slaves had to endure during their time as slaves. Answer: The main character, like many actual slaves, hates it so much that she risks her life for freedom. She does not know where she is going until a little before she has to leave her home for a new one. She had already been separated from her husband, so to her death is thought to be better. Although the slave owners did let them see each other, it was not on a consistent Alley 2 basis. Since most people can understand a man and woman having to split up, at least to some degree, it does not get emotional until the baby is going to be separated from the mother...
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- Spring '08
- Uncle Tom's Cabin, Slavery in the United States, Uncle Tom, Nicholas Alley Professor Martin ENGL, Nicholas Alley Professor