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What is the setting in chapter 3 of The Last of the Mohicans?

The setting of chapter 3 of The Last of the Mohicans is the bank of a small river surrounded by vast forest in upstate New York. It is the afternoon of a warm day in 1757 during the French and Indian War.

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James Fennimore Cooper's novel, The Last of the Mohicans is set in the forests of upstate New York during the French and Indian War in 1757. In chapter 3, the author shifts the setting slightly within these forests to an out of the way place on the bank of "a small but rapid stream," about an hour's journey from General Webb's camp, which was described...

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