Roots and Uncle Tom’s Cabin


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Roots and Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Roots and Uncle Tom’s Cabin. The 1974 novel, roots, by Alex Haley have much similarity with the 1852 abolitionist novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Uncle Tom’s is an 1852 abolitionist novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Although Uncle Tom’s is much of a political novel while the ‘Roots’ is history of genealogy, both of the novels are an attempt to show the reader the tragedy of slavery.

They both bring the reader to a point of sympathizing with the harsh conditions that slaves went through.

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They both show the cruelty and the inhuman conditions that slaves had to contend with. While both Uncle Tom and Kunta Kinte loathe slavery, the Tom prefers a spiritual approach while Kinte is more combative. Kunta prefers that slave should unite and demand their rights while Uncle Tom encourages slaves to belief in God who is the final arbiter.

Bibliography

Haley, Alex. (2007) Roots: the saga of an American family New York: Vanguard books.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher. (2009) Uncle Tom’s Cabin. New York: Ignatius press.

Woodward, Alan. (2008)  A Review of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  New York: BiblioBazaar.


[1] Harriet Beecher Stowe. (2009) Uncle Tom’s Cabin. (New York: Ignatius press) 24

[2] Alan Woodward.(2008)  A Review of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  (New York: BiblioBazaar) 66

[3] Harriet Beecher Stowe. (2009) Uncle Tom’s Cabin. (New York: Ignatius press) 41

[4] Alan Woodward.(2008)  A Review of Uncle Tom’s Cabin.  (New York: BiblioBazaar) 22

[5] Alex Haley. (2007) Roots: the saga of an American family (New York: Vanguard books) 85