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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Sleepy Hollow located?
2. What does the narrator likens Brom's attempts at courting to?
3. A new path leads Ichabod, Gunpowder, and his mysterious rider to what location?
4. Whom does the schoolhouse and its furniture belong?
5. What is the real name of Tarry Town?
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
Ichabod and Brom are both competing for Katrina Van Tassels's affection. Compare and contrast how each one tries to win her hand at marriage.
Part 1) Compare how Brom and Ichabod react at the Van Tassel's party to Katrina's flirting.
Part 2) Contrast how Brom and Ichabod behave at the men's meeting after the party.
Essay Topic 3
Explain how the introduction of the story, the papers being found in those left by a dead man, gives credibility to the story. Does having an actual source support the author's suggested tone that what is revealed is fact. Why or why not? Does it help the author's purpose because the man is dead and no longer around to dispute the claims laid out in the rest of the story?
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