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  • James Fenimore Cooper

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    James Fenimore Cooper James Fenimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey on September 15, 1789 to William and Elizabeth Cooper. He was born the eleventh of twelve children. When James was one year old the family moved to the frontier of Lake Otsego, New York, and his father established the settlement of Cooperstown at the head of the Susquehanna River. Cooper attended a private prep school in Albany, New York, and was then admitted to Yale in 1803. He was expelled during his junior

  • James Fenimore Cooper

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    never get old. James Fenimore Cooper life of moving to Lake Otsego and his father being a writer add to the stories he wrote. James early life led him into writing, which then led him into writing some of the bet book for is era and for those reasons plenty of people have analyzed his work. James Fenimore Cooper lived a great life. James Fenimore was born in September 15, 1789, in Burlington, New Jersey, to a political view writer William and Elizabeth Cooper (Heller). In 1790 when James was thirteen

  • James Fenimore Cooper

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    James Fenimore Cooper was one of the pioneers in American novel writing. Cooper used the life and things he had experienced and turned them into best-selling novels that have held up throughout the years. He became famous with the publication of the wilderness adventures. Along with the success these books brought, so to came some criticism. To truly understand Coopers books you have to delve deeply into them and know from where he got the ideas for the stories. James Fenimore Cooper was born in

  • James Fenimore Cooper

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    James Fenimore Cooper Many great people have told history. Stories of how we progressed from the small colonies to the country we are today have been passed down to every generation. We were given the idea of our triumphs, struggles, tragedies and adventures of history through story telling, and no- one tells of the adventure of history like James Fenimore Cooper and Nathaniel Hawthorne. They wrote with such a passion of history entwined with adventure that it swept you away into their world. After

  • James Fenimore Cooper

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    James Fenimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey on September 15, 1789. He was the eleventh of twelve children born to William and Elizabeth Cooper. When James was one year old the family moved to the frontier, and his father established the settlement of Cooperstown at the head of Susquehanna River. 	Cooper attended a private preparatory school at Albany, New York, and was then admitted to Yale in 1803. He was expelled from there during his junior year because of a silly prank. His family

  • A Trace of James Fenimore Cooper

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    A Trace of James Fenimore Cooper In 1828 James Fenimore Cooper spent three months in England, chiefly to conduct business with his British publisher, Richard Bentley, and for most of that time he lived in London at 33 St. James Place. This is the way he described it in Gleanings in Europe: England: We finally took a small house in St. James's Place, a narrow inlet that communicates with the street of the same name, and which is quite near the palace and the parks. We had a tiny drawing-room

  • American Novelist James Fenimore Cooper

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    James Fenimore Cooper James Fenimore Cooper was born in Burlington, New Jersey on September 15, 1789. He was born the eleventh of twelve children to William and Elizabeth Cooper. His real name is James Kent Cooper, he tried to change it so he could inherit some of his mother’s wealth, but the court system would not allow it. He uses Fenimore as his penname (Hart 133). When he was about one year old, his family moved to the frontier of Lake Otsego, New York. His father established the settlement

  • A Noble Savage in The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

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    “Chingachgook told me, don't try to understand them; and don't try to make them understand you. For they are a breed apart and make no sense”, explains the first American hero in The Last of the Mohicans. James Fenimore Cooper's objective during this novel was to portray the first American hero to the English man. To do so he created a white man by the name of Hawkeye; adopted by the last of the Mohican Indian tribe, Hawkeye was very resourceful and intelligent. His sharp mind was eventually needed

  • Effects of the French and Indian War on Diversified Groups in "The Last of the Mohicans" by James Fenimore Cooper

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    by James Fenimore Cooper, describes the effects of the French and Indian War on a diversified group of people. Cooper describes the quest of three friends, Hawkeye, Chingachgook and Uncas, to deliver two young women, Cora and Alice, to their father. As they attempt to carry out this mission, the group encounters groups of Indians who interrupt and threaten their success. As the novel progresses, many characters’ virtues are put to the test, namely their loyalty. Throughout the novel, Cooper shows

  • The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

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    Mohican Research Paper I believe that “The Last of the Mohicans” by James Fenimore Cooper is the first “great” American novel because it created such a lasting effect in the United States. It shows many ideas and topics that we talk about now such as gender roles, racism, and heroes. It is the first novel in a freely American setting that actually “hits” these topics and involves them in the writing. This, although it was written such a long time ago, is significant in American cultural history

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