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Le•gree

(lɪˈgri)

n.
Simon, Simon Legree.
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I read it as it came out week after week in the old National Era, and I broke my heart over Uncle Tom's Cabin, as every one else did.
I saw the water streaming over the road towards the ditch, and it reminded me of Uncle Tom's Cabin at Milltown, when Eliza took her baby and ran across the Mississippi on the ice blocks, pursued by the bloodhounds.
He loved Indian and foreign movies, he said, some of his favourite ones included Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927).
Since she's also a historical figure, Hattie's trajectory is already more or less known, but Kilpack so skilfully weaves the path between Hattie's introduction as an inward-looking young woman to the publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin that knowing the eventual outcome takes nothing whatsoever away from the journey.
1852: Uncle Tom's Cabin, an antislavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, was published.
1852: Uncle Tom's Cabin, an anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe, was published.
2) Curiously, while many scholars mention in passing the translations of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin into Yiddish, very few have elaborated further on the consumption of this iconographic national text among Yiddish readers.
The novel Uncle Tom's Cabin or, Life among the Lowly, published as a serial in the National Era (in Washington, D.
Although other scholars have analyzed the role of religion in Uncle Tom's Cabin and have documented Stowe's move away from her famous father's version of Calvinism, Koester's detailed narrative offers a more comprehensive and theologically sophisticated picture of Stowe's developing religious views.
He covers films from Uncle Tom's Cabin and The Birth of a Nation to Precious and 12 Years a Slave, and character types like the tom, mammy, jester, servant, and defiantly proud black man, in addition to specific stars, such as Paul Robeson, Hazel Scott, Lena Horne, Sidney Poitier, Richard Pryor, Whoopi Goldberg, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Whitney Houston, Eddie Murphy, Denzel Washington, Halle Berry, Will Smith, and Forest Whitaker.
It may have a definite effect on future events, like Uncle Tom's Cabin.
Stowe's anti-slavery novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, took the world by storm and helped bring on the Civil War.