Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe Your essay should be no shorter than 5 full pages (double-spaced). In your essay, you should include a thesis statement. A thesis statement is the controlling idea of a piece of writing that appears at the beginning of the essay. To be clear about your purpose, develop a specific thesis, which you then explore, support, and illustrate using specific examples and “quotations.” The paper should be well-organized with a strong introduction and a powerful conclusion. Use transitions between paragraphs. Check for spelling, punctuation, run-on sentences, variety of sentence structure, and intellectual vocabulary. Make sure to use evidence and “quotations” from the text to support your claims. Follow standard MLA format. Note: This is not a “research” paper; the only source to which you should refer is the Norton Anthology. You provide the analysis. -Need quotes from Uncle Tom’s Cabin story. -MLA Format Question: How do the chapters we read from Uncle Tom’s Cabin make a case against slavery? In what specific ways does Stowe depict the main characters and events and for what particular purposes?