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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What prize did Brom say he and the Headless Horseman race for?
2. What kind of life do many townspeople believe Ichabod had?
3. What animal does the narrator compare to Ichabod's appetite?
4. Old Baltus Van Tassel is what kind of farmer?
5. What success does the old farmer from New York state about Ichabod?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does the author set the story up so that the reader believes anything can happen? How does he toy with the reader? What phrases and word choices does he use to convey the mystic of the story?
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 importance of Ichabod's clothing blowing around him? Why is this an important detail about his character? Find descriptions from the text to support your answer and to provide evidence of your opinion.
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