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The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper, 1826
Chapter 7
This novel takes place during the French and Indian Wars of early America. Major Duncan Heywood is escorting Cora and Alice Munro to see their father, Colonel Munro, when they are aided in their travels by Hawkeye, a brave scout in the wilderness, and his two Native American friends who are of the Mohican tribe.

Cooper, James Fenimore. The Last of the Mohicans. Project Gutenberg. 5 Feb. 2006. Web. 14 Dec. 2016.

The passage as a whole can primarily be characterized as

A

a description of the major characters including Hawkeye, Major Heywood, Cora, and Alice.

B

an illustration of the courage demonstrated by people during the French and Indian War as Major Heywood encounters difficulties on the trail.

C

an explanation of what happens when Hawkeye hears unusual sounds while accompanying Major Heywood and two women to Colonel Munro.

D

examples of imagery in telling the story of early America.

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