Then the story extends to a schoolmaster from the state of Connecticut that comes to Sleepy Hollow to teach the kids there. Crane’s schoolhouse is designed so that if any crook o...
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...competing for her love. Bones was known as the antagonist of the story and was a very charming man.
The narrator uses irony when giving Ichabod his ability to sing. With that irony the book depicts him of looking like a crane or some sort of bird. Including his last name being Crane does not help him none. Sleepy Hollow had a unique quality for an early nineteenth century American village. Generations upon generations have lived there with not many moving away. Which helps the legends and stories to be built upon the village, which would otherwise be impossible if a lot of them moved around and new came to the town. The stories are critical to “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. they add excitement to Ichabod’s otherwise fairly mundane life and the similarly mundane lives of the townspeople.” His experience became another story that will be told for generations to come.
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