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    Sleepy Hollow

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    The allure of a scary movie comes from the thrilling and oddly addictive terror of the unknown. Watch your deepest fears on screen, and let your imagination run wild with these Netflix scary movies. “Sleepy Hollow” (1999) Scare scale: 6/10 This is a movie that’s based on Irving’s’ tale of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman, in which Ichabod, played by Johnny Depp, is a NY detective who is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate multiple murders of people who are found headless in the woods. The local myth is that a ghost of a Hessian trooper who got his head removed by a cannon ball rides through the woods on horseback and decapitates those who don’t believe. Ichabod refuses to believe in this legend and sets out to solve the murders.…

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    Sleepy Hollow Myths

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    The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow The Legend of Sleepy Hollow has Imagination, Individuality, and Interest in things outside the realm of the “normal” like ghosts/spirits. The legend of Sleepy Hollow is about a headless horseman that comes out at midnight to find his head and to seek revenge. They say that the reason he doesn’t have a head anymore is because he was in the war and they cut his head off. The legend of sleepy hollow story came up when they wanted to scare people into thinking they…

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    Sleepy Hollow Comparison

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    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Compare and Contrast Essay Have you ever read a short story and then went to a performance on it as well? Almost every time, there are things that are different and the same. In the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, there are numerous times when the Setting, Theme, Characters, Plot, and Conflict are different and the same. Most of the performance and story is the same. But, there are still things that are different. For Example, the setting in the short story of the Legend…

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    Warfare and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow There comes a time when everyone is faced with a battle, whether it is a battle that requires brain, brawn, or simply charm to attain victory. “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” a short story written by Washington Irving in the aftermath of the Revolutionary War, examines not only the literal battlefield of warfare, but also the perceived battlefield of everyday life or the universal theme of battle. In “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Irving uses vivid war-like…

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    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow story is very similar to the performance of it. The play and short story are indeed almost exactly the same, but there are still some differences. Both they performance and actual story itself are great representations of the author's purpose, but the play is not as descriptive as the story. Although, the play gives a great visual of the story. Whether you're looking to see which version of the story is better, they are both very similar, but still have great…

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    “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” was about a village named Sleepy Hollow and it was to be a haunted town and a man named Ichabod Crane came to that place and met Katrina. This fellow was to be in love with Katrina, but he only wanted her family's money. In the story there was another guy named Brom Bones and he was also in love with Katrina and always scared off any man who would talk to her. Ichabod later disappeared, people believed he was taken by the headless horseman, and that left Brom to be…

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    In The legend of Sleepy Hollow the story takes place in Sleepy Hollow in New York. Sleepy Hollow is a very small and quiet town. It is said that the town is under some kind of enchantment. Its residents all seem to move a little slower, daydream a little more, and be more prone to believe in the supernatural. The characters start with Diedrich Knickerbocker, the narrator of this short story. Next is Ichabod Crane. Ichabod is the itinerant school teacher of Sleepy Hollow. He was described to be…

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    During the 19th century, he undertook the persona of Geoffrey Crayon and published a collection of 34 pieces of writing titled The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon. One of the most popular short stories amongst this collection, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, is noted for its action, adventure, romance, horror, and even comedy. Ichabod Crane, the protagonist of the story, is an awkward schoolteacher living in the eerie town of Sleepy Hollow, which is known for its daunting atmosphere that spooks its…

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    The American short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” was written while Washington Irving was living in England. Washington Irving wanted the film audience to capture a gothic tone that mirrors a slightly surreal place. Throughout the text, Irving describes Sleepy Hollow as, “Certain it is, the place still continues under the sway of some witching power, that holds a spell over the minds of the good people, causing them to walk in a continual reverie. They are given to all kinds of marvelous…

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    In the eighteen and nineteen hundreds, American gothic themes were very common throughout stories and poems. These gothic elements, whether in the form of settings, actions, or characters, influenced American literature and are still present in many stories today. Some of these gothic elements include those of terror, the supernatural, and the dark outdoors. Both the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving and Somnambulism by Charles Brockden Brown contain gothic elements in the form of…

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