The Last of the Mohicans - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

The group with the girls encounters the Indian scout and hunter. They discover that they are off-track, walking away from Fort Henry. The Indian leading the group is declared to be a Huron, and therefore untrustworthy. It is argued that he was adopted by the Mohawk, and is not to be trusted.

Heyward is convinced of the guide's treachery. He plots with the hunter and companions to disable the guide. The Indians plan to sneak up on the guide while Heyward speaks to him, holding his attention. Heyward thinks he can take the guide himself and tries, only to have the guide run. A rifle shot is heard, and The reader assume the result.

It is getting dark, and the girls, Cora and Alice, are tired but unaware of the danger at hand.

Chapter 4 Analysis

The reader gets the first inkling of something amiss. Hawkeye and friends...

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