The Deerslayer Setting & Symbolism

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Muskrat Castle

Thomas Hutter builds a house in the middle of the lake in order to be secure in an isolated area. The castle is strongly built and often left empty for long periods of time as Hutter and his daughters go to seek animal skins and other goods. The castle is used by the Iroquois to ambush Harry and Hutter, and Hutter is scalped inside his own home.

Glimmerglass

Glimmerglass is the local name for the lake, based on its mirror-like surface. The lake has no official English name and is often marked incorrectly on maps. The lake is the center of most of the action in the novel, and is usually a place of safety and refuge. Controlling access to the lake is important to all the strategic decisions.

The Ark

This boat with a covered shelter on it provides transportation and defense for the Hutter...

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