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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What evidence do they keep finding that tells them they are on the right trail?
2. How do the men leave the fort the next morning?
3. What are they careful about as they go to the canoes to cross the lake?
4. What is Heywood left alone with in the cave?
5. Where is Alice Munro?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay about the use of the English language in THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS. Discuss the formality of the language, giving examples from the novel. How does the language affect the reading of the novel?
Essay Topic 2
Write a paper about how the skill of reading tracks plays out in THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS. Find references to several places where the Mohicans and Hawkeye demonstrate this skill. Express your opinion about the necessity of such a skill in frontier lands.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay about ironic twists in literature. In your essay discuss how Uncas is introduced in the beginning as the last of the Mohicans when, in fact, it does not turn out that way in the end. Express your opinion about how irony enhances interest in a well told tale.
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