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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. What does Ichabod lose while riding Gunpowder?
3. What knocks Ichabod from his horse and into the ground?
4. What do the villagers believe happened to Ichabod?
5. Who founded Sleepy Hollow?
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
A metaphor is used to compare to unlike things. In what ways is the metaphor played throughout the story? How and where is the metaphor prevalent in the story? Do you think the use of metaphors is effective to the overall storyline? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
What is the symbolism of Ichabod's eyes being green? Explain how the author uses Ichabod's eye color to reveal aspects of his character. Find descriptions from the text to support your answer and to provide evidence of your opinion.
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