_____minimum of one carefully selected outside source on the film, an actor, the historical context (cited using footnotes). Make sure you integrate a summary of this article or book; do not simply insert a quote.
____ Cover sheet (name, date due, indicate Paper #1, 2, etc. and the film/s you are addressing. Remember that you will select two out of three papers. If you elect to submit Paper #2 and Paper #3, you will not have a paper titled “Paper #1.”
The film adaptation of The Last of the Mohicans (1992), is a rich work that discusses at length intercultural relationships through the use of events that were based on the environment of the historical period represented mixed with the overlapping exposure between different social and ethnic groups. The central relationship within the piece is developed between the character Hawkeye, played by Daniel Day-Lewis, and the character Cora Munro, played by Madeleine Stowe. In addition to that relationship, an unexplored attraction develops between Cora’s sister, Alice, and Hawkeye’s brother from within the Mohican family who raised him. However, one of the most interesting relationships within the film is within the comparison of the Mohican father who raised Hawkeye, the villain of the story from another Native American tribe, and Cora and Alice’s father, Colonel Edmund Munro. These three men are all fathers of families dealing with losses and eventual losses that change the fabric of the future of their families.
The film is set in 1757 as the French and the British are at war in the American colonies. The French have made alliances with the Native Americans, giving them an advantage from the knowledge that they are bringing to the war efforts1. The central relationship within the film is developed between Hawkeye and Cora. Hawkeye is the adopted white son of a Mohican father, Chingachgook and has adopted the Native American culture as his own. Cora is