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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.

Which of the following statements best captures how the characters react when leaving the cave in lines 37 to 51?

A

They feel grateful because they can see there is nothing to fear when they view their surroundings.

B

They carefully search their surroundings but are confused by the thunder that rumbles nearby.

C

They stand in the bright moonlight as targets for the enemy who follows them.

D

They feel anxious as they search their surroundings, but they can see nothing in spite of the moonlight.

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