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Rip Van Winkle

Summary: "Rip Van Winkle", a short story of Irving Washington in that he tells a story of a man who fell asleep and awaken twenty years later and find his world totally change.
In this story, there seems to be something mythical and something factual. The myth is the long night sleep of Rip and the fact is the changing events of the revolution.

In this story, the author gives us an overall view on a life of a village in the Kaatskill mountains area. Rip Van Winkle is the central character of this story. Irving Washington builds Rip with a quite strange characteristic that makes people hard to understand. He is nice and kind in the eyes of the villages. He is not a lazy fellow; he is unafraid of hard work, he is always ready to assist everyone in his village but his own. Actually, he is really irresponsible to his family and in his wife's eyes he is the lazy and useless man.

The story becomes more interesting as from his awakening after a mythically long sleep...

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