Study Guide

Last of the Mohicans Characters

By James Fenimore Cooper

Hawkeye

We first meet Hawkeye as he lounges by the banks of a stream with his Indian friend Chingachgook,...

Magua

Known as "Le Renard Stubil" to his French comrades, or "The Sly Fox" in English, Magua is a...

Uncas

Known as "the bounding elk," Uncas, son of Chingachgook, is an accomplished forester and warrior....

Chingachgook

The #1 reason we wish James Fenimore Cooper was alive today is so we could call him up and ask...

Duncan Heyward

If Hawkeye gets to be called "The Long Rifle" and Magua gets to be called "The Sly Fox," we'll go...

Cora Munro

Cora is the more sensible of the two Munro sisters. Dark-haired, strong-willed, and calm in the...

Alice Munro

She's a Nobel Prize-winning author of short stories, and our own personal hero.Oh, wait. Wrong...