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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. When is the story published?
2. Whose tales does Ichabod tell to the group of men at the party?
3. What does Katrina say to Ichabod after the party?
4. Who is Gunpowder's owner?
5. Who is missing the day after the Van Tassel's party?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
Explain how Ichabod's classroom becomes a "battleground." The types of battles the two combatants employ are very different. Compare and contrast the methods both men use to engage in battle for Katrina. Be sure to use examples from the text to support your answer.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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