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Romantic period

  1. 1. Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. 2. Harriet Elizabeth Beecher June 14, 1811Born Litchfield, Connecticut, United States July 1, 1896(1896-07-01) (aged 85)Died Hartford, Connecticut, United StatesPen Christopher Crowfieldname
  3. 3. Harriet Elizabeth BeecherSpouse(s) Calvin Ellis Stowe Eliza Taylor, Harriet Beecher,Children Henry Ellis, Frederick William, Georgiana May, Samuel Charles, and Charles Edward.
  4. 4. Harriet Elizabeth BeecherHe was an American abolitionist (a movementto end slavery) and author. Writer, Social Reformer. The author of "Uncle Toms Cabin," an antislavery novel of such power that it is cited among the causes of the American Civil War, Harriet Beecher Stowe was also an advocate of womens rights, religious tolerance, and educational reform.
  5. 5. Harriet Elizabeth BeecherPersonal tragedy also stalkedher family, claiming the livesof 3 of her adult children,among them her sonFrederick, an alcoholic warveteran, who disappearedwithout a trace in 1870.
  6. 6. PLOT is divided in the next chapters:• Eliza escapes with her son - Tom sold "down the river“.• Elizas family hunted - Toms life with St. Clare.• Tom sold to Simon Legree• Final section http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncle_Toms_Cabin
  7. 7. Literary Elements…. Setting Characters Plot Climax Theme Resolution http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncle_Toms_Cabin

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