Similarities And Differences Between The Movie The Last Of The Mohicans

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Have you ever noticed the minor details of differences and similarities of a written novel and a produced film? Some of these differences and similarities can be shown in the book, The Last of the Mohicans written by James Fenimore Cooper, and the movie adaptation of the book produced and filmed in 1992. Astonishingly, the book and movie portray the similarities of characters, weapons, and history. Where as the differences show scenery, clothing, and appearance. In the end, the movie and book are similar and different in a unique way.

The very first example of how the movie and the novel are similar to each other are the characters that were introduced in the plot. The character Chingachgook is similar in both settings because he is described as a Native American Indian in both. As for the character Hawkeye, he was recognized as a Caucasian man but was raised as an American Indian as well. We know this because both stories suggest that Hawkeye was raised by Chingachgook so we assume that their relationship with each other is a father and son type. As I conclude, both of these characters supply and carry weapons to keep themselves secure and safe from any harm or danger. …show more content…

The weapon of the tomahawk, which is an ax used by Native Americans, was used in both because Chingachgook used it as a weapon. While the knife on the other hand, was carried by two different people but was used in the film and the book. These two people were Hawkeye and Chingachgook, using it as another weapon they carried around with them. In the end, both weapons and tools are still here today and has been throughout

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