Unformatted text preview: A new element around the theme of love has been introduced by the revelation that Hetty loves Hurry Harry. He, of course, has no knowledge of this devotion but continues to pursue Judith — his price for accompanying Floating Tom. Hurry is, however, aware that Judith is now interested in Deerslayer. Judith, although she wins Deerslayer's friendship and allegiance, is saddened by his knowledge of what Hurry has said about her. Glimmerglass is never absent as an integral part of Cooper's romance, and these two Chapters offer an interesting and different use of the lake. In Chapter 5, Cooper contrasts the beautiful, placid features of Glimmerglass with the strife and lack of harmony in the affairs of men, exemplified in Floating Tom and Hurry Harry. In Chapter 6, the lake ceases to be a motive for the author's moralizing and philosophical reflections and becomes instead the center of the action. This chapter moralizing and philosophical reflections and becomes instead the center of the action....
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- Fall '11