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1. Clearly stated topic sentence. 2. Clearly stated characteristics in
individual sentences 3. Clearly stated support of the characteristics 4. Correct
spelling The excerpt from The Deerslayer by James Fenimore Cooper is a good
example of Romanticism. The first characteristic of Romanticism that fits this
excerpt is focuses on a individual. It focuses on Natty Bumppo. He was the main
character in the story. It told all about when he got captured by the Huronís.
Also how the tortured him. The second characteristic of Romanticism that fits
this story is Interest in the past, because this book was written in that
1840ís and took place in the 1740ís. The third characteristic of Romanticism
that fit this excerpt is love of country, because he wrote about an old New York
colony. The fourth Characteristics of Romanticism that fits this excerpt is
emphasis on emotions. Bravery was shown by Natty Bumppo when the hurons were
throwing Tomahawks at him, and he didnít even blink, or when they were
throwing knifes and shooting rifles at him he still didnít blink. This story
also showed love by Chingachgook when he went back to rescue Natty Bumppo.
Respect was also show in this story by the hurons toward the Deerslayer when
they were throwing weapons and shooting rifles at him, and he didnít blink.
That is why this story is a good example of Romanticism.
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James Fenimore Cooper, The Deerslayer, Natty Bumppo, Chingachgook, Natty, Deerslayer, Romanticism, Leatherstocking Tales
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