The Last of the Mohicans is one of the famous tales told by James Cooper, and it revolves around the events that have happened during the Indian and French War and how different cultures and colonists collided. Basically, the entire story is focused on the last people belonging to Mohicans, and their adopted white son. Hawkeye is his name and his brother Uncas try to avoid joining the increasingly rough and brutal Indian and French War.
Unfortunately, they are all forced into actions when Indian allies to French troops decide to attack 2 innocent daughter, Alice and Cora Munro, and their party traveling to their father, who is a well-known British colonel staying at Fort William Henry. When they finally arrive, British troops are desperate because they urgently need some reinforcement. Hawkeye and his friends did their best, but reinforcement never came, thus forcing British soldiers to surrender in this battle to the French army that decides to let them go back to England while having their lives spared.
However, when going back home, Magua and his army attack because he feels hatred towards the man who killed his family, so he promised to wipe the seed of Colonal Munro off the planet by killing his both daughters. Cora and Alice manage to escape along with Hawkeye and his companions. They don’t go far before Magua catches and captures them to take them to a wise man of his tribe to sacrifice for the victory. Hawkeye decides to plead with this wise man for the lives of both women, but he decides that Alice should become the wife of Magua and Cora will be sacrificed, while Duncan will be set free.
Duncan decides to save the life of Cora and asks Indians to take his life instead of Cora. This story involves many other tragic events, and it still remains quite popular these days. It shows readers the horrible situations, multiple deaths, and other negative effects of the war on every party involved in it. At that time, this place was full of anger, hatred, and bloody conflicts for power, land, and its natural resources. In the end, the last of the Mohican dies trying to save his love, Alice, who also decides to commit a suicide to join her love. There is another love story in this book, and it involves Cora and Hawkeye. Will they manage to be together in the end? To find an answer, people should read this book written by Cooper many years ago.
The Last of the Mohicans is one of the famous tales told by James Cooper, and it revolves around the events that have happened during the Indian and French War and how different cultures and colonists collided. Basically, the entire story is focused on the last people belonging to Mohicans, and their adopted white son.