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Whilst Steven may not have 'lost' his limp, there is definitely a suggestion that he is deliberately exaggerating his physical handicap... The entire film is a portrait of ethnic stereotypes, with each character seemingly tackling and subverting hackneyed clichés; In Stephen's case, 'The Uncle Tom'... The phrase "Uncle Tom" has also become an epithet ...


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Him hating all the white people is a bit of a stretch, after all that white Dr. Shultz did for him. However, hating all the Candies is not a wee bit of a stretch. Covering his track is also a good motive: random slaves are not very likely reveal (or even be asked) who killed their hated masters when some sheriff or a marshal come to investigate, but Calvin ...


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She might not have ordered anything particularly severe that we saw but she was complicit with the brutal treatment of the slaves at the house, including Broomhilda. Her brother adored her and she could easily have used that influence to ease the plight of the people there but she chose not to and merely enjoyed the luxury of her life off their backs. She ...



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