Examine the significance of Mammy in Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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"Mammy" in Stowe's work is actually Aunt Chloe, who is Tom's wife.  She is his wife as well as the mother of his children.  Like Tom, she is a slave, a part of a culture that renders her without power.  She and Tom work on the Shelby plantation.  For Stowe, her use of Mammy is significant.  It helps to show how slaves were a part of families and lives in which love and the...

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"mammy" is Aunt Chloe

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