The Last of the Mohicans Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What gifts has Magua brought?

2. How do Uncas and Chingachgook behave after the threat is gone?

3. Who shows up at the Delaware camp with open arms?

4. Who does Magua choose when Hawkeye offers his life for Cora?

5. How do they know their passage across the lake is discovered?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Write a critique of THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS. Discuss writing style, language, plot strengths and weaknesses, and use of descriptive words and sentences. Conclude your critique with your recommendation whether the novel should be read or not.

Essay Topic 2

Do some research and write an essay about the practice of scalping. Comparing your research to Cooper's story line, express your opinions about how this practice is mentioned in the text and whether you think it is genuine.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay about weaknesses in Cooper's tale. For example, begin with the idea that a father would send for his daughters to join him in a fort that is under siege. Include other things you find in the story that cause suspension of belief, e.g., Hawkeye dressed as a bear and no one suspecting he is really a man.

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