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