This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Nathaniel Bumppo - Central character of The Deerslayer also known as Hawkeye.
Hurry Harry March - A handsome man who is certain of his racial superiority.
Chingachgook - The last of the Mohicans who has joined the Delaware tribe and becomes a close friend of Natty Bumppo.
Thomas Hutter (Hovey) - A former pirate whose ethics are questionable and who builds his Muskrat Castle on an island to protect his privacy.
Judith Hutter - The very beautiful stepdaughter of Thomas Hutter who spends many years socializing with the soldiers from the local...
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