The Deerslayer - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

As they continue walking through the words, Deerslayer expresses his admiration for some of his Native American companions. These include Uncas, the chief of the Mohicans, and Uncas's son, Chingachgook.

The two men find a canoe that Harry had hidden on a previous trip to the area. This canoe is necessary to visit the home of the Hutter family, who live in a house, nicknamed Muskrat Castle, which is located in the middle of the lake. This building is built secure against all attackers. However, when Deerslayer and Harry pull up the house is empty. The bedroom of the two daughters is particularly interesting because of the personal belongings displayed on the walls.

Deerslayer and Harry discuss the origins of the place, which Harry helped to build several years ago. Harry explains that the lake has no official colonial name, but is called...

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