Deerslayer 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 Hurons. 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 1840s and took place in the 1740s. 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 didnt even blink, or when they were throwing knifes and shooting rifles at him he still didnt 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 didnt blink.
That is why this story is a good example of Romanticism.