Re: Uncas/Cora, continued...

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Posted by Petra on July 14, 1998 at 15:41:42:

In Reply to: Re: Uncas/Cora, continued... posted by Ellen on July 14, 1998 at 10:59:06:

: : I thought I'd start a new thread with this part of the thread below on mixed relationships.

: : Myrrh wrote:
: : Thanks for the thought-provoking discussion. (Lest we forget...this ties in with LOTM because of the mixed-race relationship
: : originally depicted in the book, between Cora and Uncas, and you guys were discussing how that would have been constructed
: : for an audience today. so there! And by the by, I'm not averse to IMAGINING a Cora/Uncas relationship depicted on film --
: : even if it would never be made in Hollywood! Somehow I think Cora would have to be played by someone else, though. Either
: : that, or Eric would need to become extremely self-assured in his love scenes! But then, we've never actually SEEN him do a
: : love scene, so how would we know? --oh, this is a whole other topic, sorry. I can't seem to stay out of that realm!)

: : Myrrh

: : Mmmh, y-e-s, imagination works quite well for that, no problem. So, you think Madeleine as Cora is too strong or dominant to fit with Uncas? I don't know... I can imagine him being self-assured, seductive, sensual enough to make a good pair with her. Or, who else would you suggest?
: : Petra

: Okay call me totally stupid, but I have not read the book...Uncas and Cora were together in the book?

I haven't read it either, but yes, everyone says they were.

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