Posted by Ayesha on July 06, 1998 at 23:13:45:
In Reply to: Re: What if ....... Alice and Uncas the sequal posted by myte on July 06, 1998 at 22:03:32:
: : I think they should have gone for it - and to hell
: with the consequences!!
: : Wolfie.
: : : A happy 4th of July to all you in the USA from a
: wannabe republican!!
: : : I know all you guys are out there celebrating but
: down in in NZ I'm just cold!! So I've been
: : : What if Alice and Uncas had not shuffled off this
: mortal coil and they had indeed burst their
: respective bodices and declared their feelings that
: were nearly so obvious! Would such a relationship, in
: those times, have been allowed to continue and
: flourish? Would Cora and Chingachcook(Is that the
: right spelling?) have allowed it do you think? I
: vaguely remember a mini series or drama a while ago
: that dealt with this issue where a widowed settler
: had begun a relationship with a NA man and they were
: both dealt with fairly severely.
: : : So what do you think?
: : : Shivering at my computer
: : : Erin!
: :Interesting question you raise about Cora & Chingachook on whether they would've approved. I would think Cora would considering she fell in love with Hawkeye ( he is not Indian but was raised in and adopted their ways). I don't know about Chingachook. Perhaps he would've preferred an Indian bride for his son. But wasn't Uncas friendly with the neighbor's wife (the blonde)...sorry their names escape me at the moment.
I agree with you. It was very subtle, but yes I think the woman
at the cabin that they vistited in the beginning was definitely
interested in uncas.
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