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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Ichabod Crane, A Schoolteacher, Came To Tarry Town In The Glen Of Sleepy Hollow To Ply His Trade In Educating Young Minds He Was A Gullible And Excitable Fellow, Often So Terrified By Locals Stories Of Ghosts That He Would Hurry Through The Woods On His Way Home, Singing To Keep From Hysterics Until Late One Night, He Finds That Maybe They Re Not Just Stories What Is That Dark, Menacing Figure Riding Behind Him On A Horse And What Does It Have In Its Hands And Why Wasn T Schoolteacher Crane Ever Seen In Sleepy Hollow Again

About the Author: Washington Irving

Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century He began his literary career at the age of nineteen by writing newspaper articles under the pseudonym Jonathan Oldstyle In 1809, he published The History of New York under his most popular public persona, Diedrich Knickerbocker Irving is best known for his short stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., which he published in 1819 Irving s historical works include a five volume biography of George Washington after whom he was named as well as biographies of Oliver Goldsmith, Muhammad, and several histories of 15th century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors, and the Alhambra Irving felt a strong connection to Spain and was appointed by President John Tyler to serve as the first Spanish speaking U.S minister to Spain from 1842 to 1846.

10 thoughts on “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

  1. says:

    Such heavy description, but still a good Halloween classic

  2. says:

    I recollect that, when a stripling, my first exploit in squirrel shooting was in a grove of tall walnut trees that shades one side of the valley I had wandered into it at noon time, when all nature is peculiarly quiet, and was startled by the roar of my own gun, as it broke the Sabbath stillness around, and was prolonged and reverberated by the angry echoes If ever I should wish for a retreat, whither I might steal from the world and its distractions, a

  3. says:

    What All this time I was feeling sorry for him and it turns out Ichabod Crane was a douchebag Ok, this is my first time hearing the actual short story So, I ve been going off of movies and cartoons as my reference to what The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow was all about And if you haven t read it, you may have some of the same preconceived notions that I did Stop me if this doesn t sound familiarPoor awkward Ichabod falls in love with the town beauty and she because

  4. says:

    I thought this story and I were Meant To Be A few days before reading this, I read and reviewed Washington Irving s other famous story, Rip Van Winkle, and really enjoyed it And then I read The Fold, which has this exchange between a high school student and his teacher in the first few pages Ichabod Crane isn t really the hero of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Explain He s, like, the British You told us that when you said we couldn t just watch the TV show to learn the

  5. says:

    This little treasure was simply delightful Quite honestly, I didn t expect to enjoy it quite so much I ve seen the various movie adaptations over the years and figured there wasn t really anythingto be gained by reading this short story I was wrong the eloquence of the written word brought the legend up to a whole other level for me Everyone is probably familiar with the tale of the Headless Horseman and the little valley of Sleepy Hollow, situated near the small town of Ta

  6. says:

    I spent a few weeks every summer in the Catskill Mountains at a resort with my godparents, parents and grandparents I used to walk around the forest, searching for the headless horsemen The cottages we always stayed in were either Rip Van Winkle or Legend of Sleepy Hollow Such good memories on the place and this book Even before the movie, it launched my thirst for mystery and the hunt And when they used this to make a few movies and then the TV show, I loved the whole concept A m

  7. says:

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is the old school classic read in catching up on classics for October 2016 I read an illustrated version of the Washington Irving s tale, which I finished in under an hour, and for which I rate three stars I was familiar with the story of the Headless Horseman, especially as it has been used in Harry Potter in the form of the ghost Nearly Headless Nick Consequently, I was looking for an action packed story featuring the aforementioned headless horse Even thoug

  8. says:

    Fun read and a great way to kick off my month of Halloween reads I know the story, watched countless movie versions of the story, but never actually read the book Still didn t.I listed to this one via audio A fun read, but I wantedgothic, creepy ness I wantedHeadless Horseman The audio narration was wonderful The narrator s voice had an edge of spookiness to it a very good thing Glad I read this one but yeah, I prefer the movie version Sleepy Hollow , which I watch ever Fun read and a great way

  9. says:

    Equal parts hilarious, creepy, classical and of course legendary A part of the story was included in our fourth grade course book, I never understood what it meant Now had an amazing time reading it.Specially the funny use of Headless Horseman Loved the ending

  10. says:

    A reread for me, quite a humdinger of a little story with the silly, scarecrow of a school teacher and his stupendous imagination getting the best of him and leaving the girl as a prize for his clever rival.

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