The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Is the narrator in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving a reliable or unreliable narrator?

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Diedrich Knickerbocker, the narrator, would be considered an unreliable narrator because he is telling a story he's heard from someone else. In fact, Knickbocker actually adds a disclaimer at the end of the story but advises the reader to think of it as true.

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow