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.
Big Serpent - Another name for Chingachgook.
Bounding Elk - Another name for Uncas.
Nathaniel Bumppo - The hero of THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS
Natty - Nickname for Nathaniel Bumppo
Le Cerf Agile - The French name for Uncas.
Chingachgook - A middle-aged Mohican Indian.
David Gamut - A religious singing teacher or psalmist.
Le Gros Serpent - The French name for Chingachgook.
Hawkeye - A popular sobriquet for the Leatherstocking hero of the novel.
Duncan Heyward - An English soldier who is initially the protector of the Munro sisters.
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