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In  The Deerslayer,  Cooper has succeeded admirably in achieving a unity of plot and setting; and this  achievement, indicated previously as one of the superiorities of the romance, has contributed greatly  to the lasting importance of this last tale about Natty Bumppo's exploits. Stylistically, Cooper is at his  strongest as a writer in two ways: the descriptions and the physical background, especially of  Glimmerglass; and the scenes of action. The many, extensive passages about nature and the  geography of the story are poetic and beautiful examples of Cooper's artistic strength. His  descriptions, however, are not inserted only for artistic beauty; they are also the means by which he  expresses his romantic love of nature, his philosophy about the natural settings, and his belief that  man's fate is entwined intimately with all facets of the environment. While the story is admittedly 
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