Essays Tagged: "Sleepy Hollow"

Washington Irving, comparing "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and !The Devil and Tom Walker"

ll of these well known works, Irving never won any awards. Irving's short stories are The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and The Devil and Tom Walker.The first semblance in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Th ... The Devil and Tom Walker is that nature proves to be a problem to the characters. In The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the hollow is the setting for fear in Icabod's tall tales. Irving reflected on the da ...

(3 pages) 91 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and Ichabod Crane.

The Legend of Sleepy HollowWashington IrvingThe town of Sleepy Hollow is described as having a dreamy quality to i ... ound merely consists of being able to read and write.While the title of the story is "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," I feel as though that aspect of it, the legend, is hardly addressed. The tale consis ... s hardly addressed. The tale consists mostly of a description of Ichabod Crane and the community of Sleepy Hollow. The legend that the title refers to appears to be the Headless Horseman who, as legen ...

(5 pages) 121 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Washinton Irving Compare and Contrast.

Comparison and Contrast of Washington Irving's "The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow" and "The Devil and Tom Walker". On character, setting, and conflicts. compare evils o ... through the actions of the Devil and Horseman.Washington Irving's purpose for writing The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and The Devil and Tom Walker was not merely tell tales of communities and their proble ... g uses to tell of the town's corruption. The "sequestered glen that has long been known by the name Sleepy Hollow" is the location for Irving's "Legend", and is a "place [that] still continues under t ...

(11 pages) 67 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Well written and descriptive essay/bio on Washington Irving, from a B to an A- paper

n the Hudson Valley and abroad contributed to his writing of The Devil and Tom Walker, The Legend ofSleepy Hollow, and Rip Van Winkle.Irving was born in New York City on April 3, 1783, the youngest of ... d Puritan hypocrisy(Ferguson 391).The Sketch Book, also contains the classic tale of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." This is thestory of Ichabod Crane, which is from Hebrew meaning "inglorious," or lit ...

(4 pages) 92 1 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", "Rip Van Winkle", "The Devil and Tom Walker", and "The Specter Bridegroom" by Washington Irving.

b-theme in these stories is romanticism. The four stories that will be discussed are "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", "Rip Van Winkle", "The Devil and Tom Walker", and "The Spectre Bridegroom." There ar ... the village,and a chronicle of the old times "before the war."(Irving 783).The story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" contains similar aspects as in "RipVan Winkle." "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is abou ...

(8 pages) 110 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Movie Review

Sleepy Hollow, is one of Paramount Pictures best movies. It is directed by the sophisticated man who ... s Tim Burton. He has a creative and talented mind. The story takes place in 1799, in the village of Sleepy Hollow, in New York. I think Burton's main character was Johnny Depp who played the role of I ... was Christopher Walken who plays the role of the headless horseman. I rate Sleepy Hollow five stars, because I enjoyed the scary and bloody scenes. My favorite part was when t ...

(1 pages) 46 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

MEDIA COURSEWORK

mple of this could be a terrifying storyline set in the future with spaceships. In the film "Sleepy Hollow" the director clearly establishes the film is a horror from the moment the action star ... ic start to a Tim Burton film because it includes a chase/pursuit and a pumpkin head in it. "Sleepy Hollow" fulfils the expectations of a Horror film in the use of non-diegetic sound, for examp ...

(6 pages) 39 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Literary anaysis of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

itain. He wrote the "Sketch Book" which included stories such as "Rip Van Winkle" and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow". It was the first book by an American writer to become popular outside of the United ... States and helped establish American writing as a respectable form of literature. In "The legend of Sleepy Hollow" Irving's clever use of imagery and descriptive writing disguise his intent, leaving t ...

(2 pages) 100 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Contrasting the Legend of Sleepy Hollow film and novel

The 1988 film version of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and the short story that we read in class are similar, but different; this is somewhat ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Romanticism in rip van winkle

e reader wondering if it really happened. As Irving's other stories "The Devil and Tom Walker" and "Sleepy Hollow", "Rip Van Winkle" has an curious plotline and in depth description of nature. It is e ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving- Icabod Crane

they are under a spell. They hear voices and see strange sights. The most famous ghost that haunts Sleepy Hollow is the Headless Horseman. He may have been a Hessian soldier whose head was shot off b ... he head and knocking him off the horse. They never found his body.A farmer later told the people of Sleepy Hollow that Ichabod left Sleepy Hollow because he was afraid of this Headless Horseman and he ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Washington Irving

immigrants coming to the United States. Irving's short stories "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", from The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, show his animosity towards immigrants throu ... s in the United States.Another culturally strong community is disrupted in the short "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow". But, unlike Rip's town, Sleepy Hollow is still culturally distinct, and they are dis ...

(8 pages) 2217 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow is not just a Horror Movie. In this Film we see various love situations that emerge fr ... is followed wrong then it goes under corrupt love, any other kind of love goes under corrupt love. Sleepy Hollow is a movie that is always followed with a message after each love situation, maybe the ... g the couple and the child but these made the story plot have parental love in it. At first, sleepy hollow seemed just as a horror movie, but by analyzing the story well, it finally made sense ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison of Gothic pieces: Jasper Morello and The Legend of The Sleepy Hollow

ire. “The Mysterious Geographical Explorations of Jasper Morello” and “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” are Gothic works that is similar in this respect; both containing motifs and the ... that it takes a more serious, dark and realistic outlook of human nature whilst “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” again differs from “Jasper Morello” by focusing more on the supernatur ...

(4 pages) 10 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Headless Horseman

t generally have a lot of similarities and differences. In Washington Irving's work, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", the Headless Horseman is not portrayed as a violent character, but more of a spirit ... to rest in peace. However, this is complete contrast to the character of the same name in the film Sleepy Hollow, directed by Tim Burton. Burton transforms the character into a supernatural serial ki ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow's setting is in a small village on the Hudson River known as Greensburgh, or Tarry Tow ... . After the dance Ichabod was talking about the old times in the war with others. Also, people from Sleepy Hollow were at the party, sharing many legends that they had heard in Sleepy Hollow. One of t ... of the stories was about old Brouwer, and how he met the Headless Horseman when he was coming from Sleepy Hollow. When they came to the bridge that was when the Horseman turned into a skeleton. Then ...

(1 pages) 522 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Poe's influence on evolution of horror story

k was greatly influential and helped to change the face of horror to what it is today.The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Washington Irving was born in New York City in 1783 as the youngest of 11 children. Th ... rote a number of short stories and novels, his two most famous are Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Magill 262). He is one of the first adventure/horror authors and is regarded by some ...

(11 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of The Romantic Elements In Sleepy Hollow

In the novel Sleepy Hollow, by Peter Lerangis, several elements of the Romantic period of literature are evident. ... ounces the views of her father, and those shared by many. It is true that most of the population of Sleepy Hollow feel that "town and country folk do not mix"(Lerangis 110). It is evident that Ichabod ... that "town and country folk do not mix"(Lerangis 110). It is evident that Ichabod is not wanted in Sleepy Hollow. By the end of the novel, most of the town is protesting his presence, and blames his ...

(8 pages) 23 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Accomplished Life of Washington Irving

o visit many different places, and he would include many of these places in his stories. The famous Sleepy Hollow was actually a small town near New York City in the Hudson River Valley (Ross 1). Irvi ... his advantage in order to make a more interesting story (Bonner 1). An example is in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, when the main character is chased by the "headless horseman". Another main aspect of ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and the American Identity

alley is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River. It is the home to the story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, by Washington Irving (Haynes).The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is one of the many stories ... pe of a head. The townspeople issued a search, and found not a trace of Ichabod Crane.The Legend of Sleepy Hollow portrays Washington Irving's illustration of his outlook on social observations and th ...

(3 pages) 27 1 4.5 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American