Essays Tagged: "Catskill Mountains"

Compare and Contrast Walter Mitty with Rip Van Winkle

stic problems with his wife to a place of serenity where he can sleep in the peace and quiet of the Catskill Mountains. These two stories possess many striking similarities yet there are many differen ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Describe one event in your life that had a major impact on you. (College Preparation) Title: "Bad Skiing Experience"

e my two friends that lived across the street from me for the last four years was driving us to the Catskill Mountains. As we approached Hunter Mountain the driving conditions deteriorated. The snow b ...

(2 pages) 35 0 2.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Rip van winkle:compare& contrast

and the retold were both fascinating and well thought out. In both stories the settings were in the Catskill Mountains. In both stories Rip slept for twenty years and before that he met strange men th ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Romanticism in rip van winkle

romantic quality of "Rip Van Winkle is the detailed descriptions of nature in the story such as the Catskill mountains and the Hudson river. "Panting and fatigued, he threw himself, late in the aftern ...

(2 pages) 36 0 0.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Themes of Nature: John Smith's "A Description of New England", Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle" and William Cullent Bryant's "Thantopsis"

ive a good life.Then in "Rip Van Winkle," Washington Irving gives an illustrious description of the Catskills Mountains in New York. He says, "Whoever has made a voyage up the Hudson must remember the ... ting sun, will glow and light up like a crown of glory" (Irving 718). In this story Irving uses the Catskill Mountains as the first feature to be introduced to the setting of the story. He explains th ...

(3 pages) 22 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Gorge In The Mountains by Sanford Robinson Gifford

sIn 1862, Sanford Robinson Gifford, a member of the Hudson River School, depicted the beauty of the Catskill Mountains in Kauterskill Falls, also known as Kauterskill Clove and A Gorge in the Mountain ...

(1 pages) 10 0 1.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and the American Identity

niques in his work, he frequently wrote in relation to New York, with stories taking place from the Catskill Mountains down to the Hudson River.The Hudson River, named after the explorer Henry Hudson ...

(3 pages) 27 1 4.5 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Rip Van Winkle and the American Dream With Judith Fetterley

ed his own home and chores, causing his wife to nag him constantly. One day Rip went hunting in the Catskill Mountains and met a strange-looking little man carrying a keg of liquor. Rip drank some of ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers