Essays Tagged: "Ichabod Crane"

Washington Irving

rican author to achieve international fame, who created the fictional characters Rip Van Winkle and Ichabod Crane. The strict acceptance and standing popularity of Irving's tales involving these chara ...

(3 pages) 93 1 5.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A movie vs. book comparison of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.

ifferences here.Many things in the movie were not changed from the text. For instance in the movie, Ichabod Crane looked a lot like the description given in the book. He had a long skinny neck, with a ... resting on it. It was much like a hammer. He had a long nose too. In both the book and movie, when Ichabod first walks through the woods, he hears strange noises from the trees which really scare him ...

(2 pages) 97 0 4.7 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and Ichabod Crane.

iefs; have trances and visions, and see strange sights, and hear music and voices in the air" (993).Ichabod Crane is the schoolmaster of the town. He is described as tall and lanky with "narrow should ... g nose. Crane is compared to a weather vane and a scarecrow. Due to his appearance the reader views Ichabod as a clownish looking man with questionable intelligence and a meager education. He is ridic ...

(5 pages) 121 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Washinton Irving Compare and Contrast.

dreadful forest and has added to the dead count of the town. As "the night grew darker and darker", Ichabod "had never felt so lonely and dismal", he rides alone on an ominous road toward his home, "i ... own as fearful and haunted, Irving implies that it is fearful to be there at this tome of night. As Ichabod travels on the abandoned road, he fears the night, he thinks he hears a groan on the wind, a ...

(11 pages) 67 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

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

ow" contains similar aspects as in "RipVan Winkle." "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is about two men, Ichabod Crane and a man named Abraham Van Brunt, or Brom Bones. More or less, the story is about the ... was strong and he was excellent at horseback riding, and was undeniably more of a 'manly man' than Ichabod, the lanky schoolteacher, and choir leader. In order to win over Katrina, Brom will do anyth ...

(8 pages) 110 0 3.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Movie Review

Sleepy Hollow, in New York. I think Burton's main character was Johnny Depp who played the role of Ichabod Crane. Unlike in the story where he is a schoolmaster, in the movie he plays an intelligent ... Ricci who plays the role of Katrina Van Tassel. In the movie Katrina Van Tassel falls in love with Ichabod unlike the story were she rejects him and marries Brom Bones played by Casper Van Dien. Brom ...

(1 pages) 46 2 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

ure up images of romance and fantasy which in turn describes how he sees the town of Sleepy Hollow. Ichabod describes Sleepy Hollow as a place to escape the "real world". When he says "If ever I shoul ... ow slow paced and laid back the town is. There is a kind of magic that resides in Sleepy Hollow and Ichabod describes it as "enchanted". Irving also uses gentle water imagery in his description of the ...

(2 pages) 100 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Contrasting the Legend of Sleepy Hollow film and novel

f new character development methods.One major portion of this captivating story is the character of Ichabod Crane. His physical traits remain constant in both tellings of this tale, yet there are many ... of all superstitious when he bashes down on those who do believe. This characteristic of the film's Ichabod deteriorates throughout the movie, as he slowly beginjs to believe.Another major characteris ...

(2 pages) 34 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

This story takes place in Tarry Town also known as Sleep Hollow, New York alongthe Hudson River. Ichabod Crane is a main character who is the teacher. He is very tall with long arms and legs and is ... fore the sun comes up. Whoever moves into this region eventually begins seeing these ghostly images.Ichabod Crane was a strict disciplinarian. He picked on the kids who pretended to be tough. He left ...

(3 pages) 33 1 4.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Washington Irving

tch community in which "population, manners and customs remain fixed" (Irving, 295). The foreigner, Ichabod Crane, is described by Irving as "tall, but exceedingly lank"¦.long arms and legs"&br ... ll, and flat at top, with huge ears, large green glassy eyes, and a long snipe nose" (Irving, 295). Ichabod Crane is an outsider in many aspects; his physical features are strange, highlighting Ichabo ...

(8 pages) 2441 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

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

far from the Victorian Gothic era) in Sleepy Hollow, described by the protagonist and story teller Ichabod Crane. Fitting is the name of Sleepy Hollow, as a ‘drowsy, dreamy influence…pervad ... acrificing himself, to die if necessary to save Amelia. In ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, Ichabod Crane is ‘an odd mixture of small shrewdness’ and due to his slight build, ‘m ...

(4 pages) 10 0 2.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sleepy Hollow

illage on the Hudson River known as Greensburgh, or Tarry Town. The main character in the story, is Ichabod Crane. He helped in came about for the purpose of instructing the children of the vicinity. ... purpose of instructing the children of the vicinity. The most important point of the story is when Ichabod receives an invitation to attend a party at the Van Tassel's mansion. Ichabod was very happy ...

(1 pages) 623 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Sleepy Hallow

When Ichabod woke from what seemed like an endless sleep, he realized that he was without a head and he w ... was very confused but later realized that he was now the dreaded headless horseman. It took Ichabod some time to get use to his new body without a head and his new horse that was much more ram ... bunctious then his old plow horse that he had barrowed from the farmer. One thing that was hard for Ichabod was not being able to eat, he had no real head, just a pumpkin. Ichabod still thought about ...

(3 pages) 4 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Poe's influence on evolution of horror story

a large role in developing suspense and terror throughout the story. The reader shares the fear of Ichabod Crane when the story of the Headless Horseman is told by Brom Bones to scare his rival suito ... and vanished in a flash of fire" (Irving 15).The reader anticipates that the Horseman will confront Ichabod Crane and when Ichabod is on his way home in the dark and he is confronted by Brom Bones, dr ...

(11 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analysis of The Romantic Elements In Sleepy Hollow

In conjunction with the particular, attentive presence of nature, is the condemnation of city life. Ichabod represents the hero in this story, and he is the one who makes the transition from city life ... ion of Sleepy Hollow feel 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 ...

(8 pages) 23 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and the American Identity

illage of Tarrytown, New York. The first and main character introduced is a homeless schoolteacher, Ichabod Crane. His only method in finding quarters at night is to coax the townspeople into allowing ... art Crane’s efforts, he finds himself appearing to be the fool (383). At the Van Tassel party, Ichabod asks Katrina to marry him, and is unexpectedly turned town, for it is revealed that Katrina ...

(3 pages) 27 1 4.5 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


s house. At this party were two men, one big strong man named Brom Bones. The other was a man named Ichabod Crane. He was a tall scrawny man who was very sweet. They both were obviously in love with m ... ne the feeling was mutual for. Each of them were taking stabs at my heart in their own special way. Ichabod was dancing with me and boy was he good at it. He was wooing me left and right but Brom's me ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Research Paper

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Rip Van WInkle Revision

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays