IAH207 September 19th - Innovative double narrative The...

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IAH207 September 19 th Harriet Beecher Stowe(1811-1896) Daughter of Lyman beech Presbyterian minister At age 41 started writing her objections as a narrative Stowe wrote approx. 10 novels for adults as well as chuldrens books and non-fiction The American woman’s home was her most important novel she writes on how it is to live in an economical home Fugitive slave law (1850) Anyone suspected of being a runaway slave could be arrested with no trial Any person aiding a runaway slave by providing food or shelter could be fined 1000 $ and put in prison for 6 months Abolitioonism 19 th century slavery stretched from pure anti slavry to “free soilers” Types of anti slavery advocates White men who argued constitutional princicples White women who made moral arguments in the context of Christianity African American men and women who wrote “slave narratives” Genre What is the genre of Uncle Toms Cabin?
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The author of the novel says it is a documentary and takes the aspirations as such
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Unformatted text preview: Innovative double narrative The entire story originates in Kentucky From there our main characters move in two geographical directions: north and south, George and eliza head up through the Midwest into Canada, and finally across the ocean to Liberia. Tom heads south down the missisispi to new Orleans, and finally to rural lousinia. The Sentiminetal Novel Sentimental novels gave rise to subgenre of domesticic fiction in the early eighteenth century commonly called conduct novels. One version of antislavery: Sentimentalism “Sympthoy” Sympothy must be considered as a sort of subsitituion. Sentimental Conversion The movement from a non sentimental to a sentimental state of mind. Georges sentimental conversion experience Ch.13 10pp. St Clare on Sentimentilism (Ch.28,6pp.)”Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good” “Race” Ch.4 13pp. Ch.10 1p. Ch.10 4pp. Romantic Anthropology Ch.38,9pp. George on the Law Ch.11, 11pp...
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