The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper

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“The Last of the Mohicans,” and identify how Cooper's epic is not really “classic,” and why

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Since it's publication in 1826, James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans, one of five books in the Leatherstocking Tales , has enjoyed great popularity both in American and abroad. Arguing that it is not a classic is, of course, a subjective exercise and one that needs a strong thesis and plenty of evidence to support. It also is dependent on how one defines a "classic." You may want to look at several different definitions and examples. On one hand, a classic, whether it be a...

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