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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who has assembled to watch Ichabod and Katrina dance?
2. What is Wiley's swamp?
3. What do the people of Sleepy Hollow search for after the Van Tassel's party?
4. Whom does the schoolhouse and its furniture belong?
5. What happens to Ichabod's heart as he eats at the Van Tassel's party?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
Determine the antagonist in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and defend your opinion with details from the text.
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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