Master Mr Shelby Character

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By reading this novel, we can know that the author through the characterization of 6 different characters to present the incompatibility slavery with the Christian ethic of love and tolerance. As non Christians, they are the master Mr. Shelby, slave trader Haley. The Christian faith is the Lord 's wife Mrs. Shelby, black Tom, and maid Eliza. Master Mr. Shelby, is an ordinary person, he is kind, generous and kind. In his estate, the slaves lived a comfortable life, and the goods they needed were never short. But he put his own property at random for speculation, and indulge in which can not extricate themselves. His wife ---Mrs. Shelby, regardless of wisdom or morality, can be called a man. She is not only a Kentucky woman that large-minded…show more content…
She taught them the duties and obligations of family members, the duties and obligations of parents and children, husbands and wives. She talked to Allie about her child, and as a Christian, she had to look after her children, pray for him, and make him grow up. She once told Eliza that one 's soul is worth more than all the money in the world. Selling the child may mean ruining the child 's soul and body. She thought slavery was the worst, the most damned monster. It is also a curse to the master and slave! It is a sin to uphold slavery in law. After entering the church, she is more convinced of it. So even after the maid ran away with her own child, Mrs. Shelby was willing to help them to delay time so that the maid had enough time to escape without being captured by the slave trader…show more content…
When the maid Eliza overheard that her child would be sold to slave traders, she chose to run away, and she would not want to be separated from her children. She thinks her child has a soul, and if he doesn 't take him away, no one knows what he 's going through. But her choice was Tom, a slave who would also be sold to slave traders. He thought that Liz had the right to take the children to escape, he would not object to her escape, let her stay is not human. But in the same way, his master had only two choices, either to sell him or to sell the whole estate. If so, he would rather sell himself. He was resigned to his fate. He never fails to live up to his expectations. He never breaks his promise and never will. In the Christian view, slavery is immoral, it is a crime to separate the mother from the child. In the same way, they have their own choices, such as sacrifice, do not betray their masters, do not break
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