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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of man is Ichabod Crane?
2. What does a visiting farmer bring news of years later, after Ichabod's disappearance from Sleepy Hollow?
3. When Ichabod reaches the road to Sleepy Hollow, what does Gunpowder do?
4. After much discussion, what do many of the townspeople believe?
5. What type of melody does Ichabod produce?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Although Ichabod is set up as the protagonist, some modern readers may believe him to be an anti-hero. Do you think he is a protagonist or an anti-hero? Support your response with specific references to the text.
Essay Topic 2
Determine the antagonist in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and defend your opinion with details from the text.
Essay Topic 3
What is the significance of a birch tree growing near the school house cabin and why is it ironic? The narrator refers to Ichabod's use of discipline and his type of discipline often allowed the weak to escape but the strong were severely punished.
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