James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans: Themes, Summary & Analysis


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What collection of novels includes the The Last of the Mohicans?

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1. What is the setting for the The Last of the Mohicans?

2. In addition to the loss of a son, why is the death of Uncas so tragic for Chingachgook in The Last of the Mohicans?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and corresponding quiz will gauge your knowledge of the events that take place in The Last of the Mohicans in addition to the themes present in the book. To pass the quiz, you must be familiar with subjects such as the setting and the theme of interracial relationships.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these assessment resources to assess yourself on these topics:

  • The collection of novels that includes The Last of the Mohicans
  • Setting of the novel
  • Character identified as the last of the Mohicans
  • James Fenimore Cooper's view on interracial relationships as seen in the book

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills when you complete the quiz and worksheet set:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related American literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the character identified by the author as the last of the Mohicans
  • Knowledge application - use what you've learned to identify the setting of the novel

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson titled James Fenimore Cooper's novel The Last of the Mohicans: Themes, Summary & Analysis. This lesson details the following objectives:

  • Explore the role of interracial friendship in The Last of the Mohicans
  • Identify the consequences of interracial romance in the novel
  • Discover how the main character of Natty Bumppo, also known as Hawkeye, connected to the Mohicans
  • Recognize the role of the French and Indian War in the novel