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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the musician at the Van Tassel's party?
2. Where is Sleepy Hollow located?
3. What insect does the narrator compare Ichabod's elbows while mounted on Gunpowder?
4. After much discussion, what do many of the townspeople believe?
5. Where does the women in white haunt?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How does the author's methods at the beginning of the story set the tone?
Part 1) How does the usage of the quatrain poem further promote the tone?
Part 2) How does the poem's word choice also promote the tone?
Part 3) The papers are said to be found amongst those of a dead man. How does this promote the tone?
Essay Topic 2
How was the metaphor of a knight used within this story? Who was involved and what was the outcome?
Essay Topic 3
How does the reader utilize historic life and integrate it into the story? The reader learns about varied aspects of a Hudson River community during the turn of the nineteenth century. What information does the author convey to the reader about this time period?
Part 1) What are the aspects of a school and teachers?
Part 2) How are marriages arranged and conducted?
Part 3) How does church impact the community?
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