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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is another term for courting as defined by the Dutch?
2. A new path leads Ichabod, Gunpowder, and his mysterious rider to what location?
3. What kind of area is Sleepy Hollow?
4. According to Old Brouwer, what happens to the Headless Horseman?
5. What does a visiting farmer bring news of years later, after Ichabod's disappearance from Sleepy Hollow?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
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?
Essay Topic 3
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.
This section contains 316 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)