Posted by Victoria on January 15, 1999 at 08:24:42:
In Reply to: Re: The Grey Hair posted by Elaine on January 14, 1999 at 17:50:56:
: Dear Victoria,
: Another possibility; Given Cooper's propensity toward heavy usage of symbolism, Col. Munro may have represented a personification of either the King, or more interestingly, England herself. Could the "Grey Hair" be the elder parent nation with her institutions, rules, and power being shown as weakened ... or dying? The "father" of wrongs committed against Magua's people whose "seed" must be wiped out? If so, could the daughters of Munro symbolize the American colonies and the shifting loyalties of England's colonial 'children'?
>>There you go! (We must be gonna get an A in American Lit).
: Going back to Johnson, the scene you describe at Fort Edward...
>>If they were to ever do a film on Johnson, and since they do men's butts on even TV these days, would we get to view the full Mohawk? ;>}
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