The story The Last Of The Mohicans takes place in eastern Canada and in the
area of modern New York State. This area is also called the St.Lawernce Low
Lands. The book takes place in the year 1757 during the third year of the
colonial wars between England and France.
The books main character is about a man named Hawkeye who is a white man
but his parents were killed and he was raised by a mohican man named
Chingachgook. In the book Hawkeye helps a English soldier named Duncan who is
escorting the two daughters of a English General Named Munro to Fort William
Henry. Hawkeye Takes them to the Fort will it is under attack. Then the fort is
captured by the French and everyone in the fort must leave. While they are
leaving they are attacked by a band of Indians led by A Indian chief named
Magua. During the battle Hawkeye escapees With Cora and Alice. The Cora and
Alice are captured by Magua. Then Hawkeye and Uncas go after them and Cora and
Uncas are killed. Chingachgook and Uncas are the only Mohicans left and when
Uncas dies Chingachgook is the last one giving the book its title.
The main character of the book is Hawkeye. Hawkeye is described as having a
big head and narrow shoulders. His arms are long and skinny and he has small
hands. He also has thin legs which are very long. Hawkeye is much like a Metis
Because he is white and educated but raised an Indian.
Hawkeye at first does not want to get involved in the war he only wants to
go and trap and make some money. He only wants to take them to the fort but then
he falls in love and he stays.
In the book Hawkeye faces a big challenge. Munro's daughters are taken
hostage by a ruthless Indian chief named Magua. Hawkeye tries saving them but
Cora is killed. During the battle his adopted brother Uncas is killed. Then
Chingachgook says the Mohican seed is will not be carried on to another
generation but Hawkeye tells him that it will because he is Mohican at heart.... [continues]
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