Presentation on theme: "CLASS 1 Uncle Toms Cabin. Souvenir Handkerchief Rialton uses the souvenir handkerchief from 1952 to emphasize which of his arguments about Uncle Toms."— Presentation transcript:
CLASS 1 Uncle Toms Cabin
Souvenir Handkerchief Rialton uses the souvenir handkerchief from 1952 to emphasize which of his arguments about Uncle Toms Cabin. A. To highlight how Stowes construction of blackness is dependent upon the the novels covert gender politics. B. To underscore how Stowe excludes women from the way she defines the problem of slavery. C. To echo how the text itself fails to connect the cost of the domestic elegance described in the novel with the economics of slavery. D. To illustrate Stowes view that the social sin of slavery lies in realms that are identified as male: institutional religion, politics, business, law, etc.
Gender Rules Masculine and feminine sphere Denounce male social institutions / Sacralize domestic space and womens role Not feminist Economic naivete?
Representing the Other Racism or Racialism The Other Exotic to Domestic Domesticated or Emasculated
Identify the Speaker My master! And who made him my master? Thats what I think ofwhat right has he to me? I am a man as much as he is. Im a better man than he is. I know more about business than he does; I am a better manager than he is; I can read better than he can; I can write a better hand, and Ive learned it all myself, and no thanks to him, Ive learned it in site of him… A. Uncle Tom B. George Harris C. Black Sam D. George Shelby
George and Tom White and black slaves Light Skin / Dark Skin Declaration / Bible Minstrel (Harry) / Frederick Douglass
Identify the Speaker This is Gods curse on slavery! – a bitter, bitter, most accursed thing! –a curse to the master and a curse to the slave! I was a fool to think I could make anything good out of such a deadly evil… A. Eliza Harris B. Aunt Chloe C. Emily Shelby D. Arthur Shelby
Signifyin Black Sam Andy ???
Survey Do you believe that Arthur Shelby has no choice but to sell Tom and Harry? A. Yes B. No