In chapter 14 of the book Uncle Tom's Cabin what evidence is there that Mr. St. Clare, despite his good intentions, cannot view Tom as an individual?
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Despite his good intentions Mr. St. Claire still views Tom as a lesser person, using stereotypes to define Tom before he knows him:
"Well, I think I shall put you in coachy, on condition that you won't be drunk more than once a week, unless in cases of emergency, Tom."
Tom looked surprised, and rather hurt, and said, "I never drink, Mas'r."
"I've heard that story before, Tom; but then we'll see. (chapter 14)