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    How do Stowe and Jacobs depict what critics have called "the angel of the household"? What do they mean by "angel of the household?" How could this conservative and conventional role for women be sometimes "subversive"? The two books are Uncle Tom's Cabin and Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

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    The angel of the household refers to how women as mistresses of their households are the bedrock of the family. No matter what happens to the father, the basic human necessities like food and warmth were always provided by the mother. They ...

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    This job examines the historical reference, "angel of the household."

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