The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the country people hear haunting through the village?

2. What is the name of Katrina's mother?

3. Who is the architect of Ichabod's schoolhouse?

4. In Brom's tale of the Hessian, what town has he returned from?

5. At the beginning of the story, the papers are found amongst whose belongings?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Although Ichabod is set up as the protagonist, some modern readers may believe him to be an anti-hero. Do you think he is a protagonist or an anti-hero? Support your response with specific references to the text.

Essay Topic 2

Interpret the meaning of The Headless Horseman's race with Ichabod Crane after the Van Tassel's party. What does this event in the story mean? What purpose does the author hope to serve by presenting the Headless Horseman character in this manner?

Essay Topic 3

How was the metaphor of a knight used within this story? Who was involved and what was the outcome?

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