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