The Last of the Mohicans


James Fenimore Cooper

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“A man without a cross”

Hawkeye, also known as Natty Bumppo, often refers to himself as a “man without a cross” throughout The Last of the Mohicans. Hawkeye was born to white English parents, but has lived much… (read full symbol analysis)


Numerous characters in the novel, though in not so obvious a manner, also find themselves existing between divided worlds, with one foot in each. Cora, for her part, is descended partly from West Indian parentage… (read full symbol analysis)