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    9/27/12 King School 8th The Sleepy Hollow The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow it tells the story of Ichabod Crane‚ superstitious schoolmaster from Connecticut‚ who competes with Abraham "Brom Bones" Van Brunt‚ the town rowdy‚ for the hand of 18-year-old Katrina Van Tassel‚ the daughter and the student

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    Kathryn Schultz Miller’s story of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to Saginaw Valley State University’s Malcolm Field Theater the first week of April. When compared to the extreme weather for Saginaw Valley’s production of Terra Nova‚ the pleasant weather‚ during the first week of April‚ brought in enough people to practically fill the seats of the lower portion of Malcolm Field Theater. Going into the theater with very minimal knowledge of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow left quote a bit of room for the actors

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    In “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving‚ the town of Sleepy Hollow is described as a quiet and tranquil town where its residents do not look for change and are not affected by all of the advancements being made in the World around them. Imagine a town that does not keep up with others around them and becomes a town standing still in time. Irving uses characters and setting to portray a serene and unpretentious American society subject to greed and misfortune in the hands of Ichabod

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    strong feelings on it. When you believe in something you are‚ in my opinion‚ more likely to see it or think you’ve seen it. In Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow‚” Irving tells a story of just this type of situation. Article Analysis In Greg Smith’s “Supernatural Ambiguity and Possibility in Irving’s ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’‚”‚ Smith makes many claims on the occurrences in the story. One of the claims that stuck out to me the most was how he talks about how rather or not the

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    “The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow” is a short story that was written by Washington Irving in 1820 and then was later on turned into a movie in 1999 by Tim Burton. The short story “Legend Of Sleepy Hollow” is based on a well-known legend of the headless horseman in the small town of sleepy hollow. This short story tells the tale of the alleged disappearance of the main character‚ Ichabod Crane. This story‚ leaves you guessing as to what is the truth about Ichabod Crane’s disappearance? While in the movie

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    The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Washington Irving‚ also known as one of the first "inventors" of modern short stories‚ wrote The Legend of Sleepy Hollow while in England. The story consists of a headless horseman who rides through the night in search of his head he lost in battle by a cannon ball during the American Revolution. However‚ the main character is a school teacher named Ichabod Crane tried to stay on good terms with his students for their pretty sisters and mothers‚ as well as their

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    “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow‚” readers follow Ichabod Crane from his fascination in mysteries to him becoming one. Being a schoolmaster‚ Crane travels around town and interacts with all types of civilians. The story is intensified with detailed descriptions of the diverse settings in town. These descriptions reflect Ichabod Crane’s way of life‚ his greediness‚ and his competition with Brom Bones. The portrayal of the schoolhouse in the story reflects Ichabod and how he is a citizen of Sleepy Hollow

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    to be publically recognized for his short stories‚ among which‚ is “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. This story is one of his most famous‚ created with an air of mystery and mystique while also maintaining the pride of America. With the use of different characteristics and themes‚ Washington Irving creates short stories that speak to the reader and emphasizes the different aspects of that day and age. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” exhibits characteristics and themes that portray American Romanticism:

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    Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow which was published in company with his other best-known short story Rip Van Winkle in the Sketch Book in 1820‚ is considered one of the earliest examples of American fiction. Having been interpreted from many different points of view‚ this outstanding work is especially famous for its use of folklores and allusions. As most critics focus on the accompanying characters of Ichabod Crane and Brom Bones‚ it is commonly agreed that Irving alludes to the

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    Washington Irving is known as being one of the most famous American authors in history for his fresh take on romanticism. He has created innovative and exciting stories such as “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow‚” “The Devil and Tom Walker‚” and “Rip Van Winkle” that continue to captivate those who read them even today. In these three stories‚ Irving takes a stance on what the early Americas were like as he creates settings full of both mystery and wonder. His settings are symbols of the American landscape’s

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