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American Author Washington Irving

his long literary journey in newspapers and journals, becoming a contributor to his brothers Morning Chronicle and publishing his ...

Washington Irving's 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and Ichabod Crane

A character analysis of Ichabod Crane as featured in 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' by Washington Irving is presented in a paper co...

Washington Irving's 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' and 'Rip Van Winkle' Analyzed

The narrator's reliability in each of these short stories is analyzed in a paper that consists of five pages. There are no other ...

Nathaniel Hawthorne's 'Young Goodman Brown' and Washington Irving's 'Rip Van Winkle'

This paper consists of six pages and analyzes the symbolism that appears throughout each short story. Two sources are cited in th...

Comparing Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'

the nephew of King Arthur, a brave young man who is eager to demonstrate his physical prowess. His antagonist is a mysterious str...

Elements and Themes of Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle

homestead and did not have a job, but he was a good and kindly man, and in that there are admirable qualities of a husband. But, t...

Washington Irving’s Worldview

(Irving [1]). The author indicates that if he were left alone he would have been very happy doing nothing for his entire life. Thi...

Comparing Themes in Medea and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

lament: "Of everything that is alive and has a mind, we women are the most wretched creatures. First of all, we have to buy a hus...

Worldview of Washington Irving in 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'

But Ichabod has a problem, in the form of "Brom Bones," the nickname the locals have given to Abraham ("Brom" Van Brunt, a strong ...

Critical Analysis of 'Rip Van Winkle' by Washington Irving

In seven pages this short story by Washington Irving is critically analyzed. Six sources are cited in the bibliography....

American Romanticism and the Writings of Washington Irving

This paper discusses how American Romanticism is represented in 'Rip Van Winkle,' a short story by Washington Irving in three page...

American Culture Literary Comparison of Washington Irving and Nathaniel Hawthorne

and... evokes that stage of Puritanism when a diminished conviction was beginning to be replaced by a somewhat hypocritical moral ...

Major Female Characters in Mohicans and Van Winkle

Women had few meaty roles in early American literature. This report deals with Cora and Alice Munro from The Last of the Mohicans...

'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' Analyzed

the intent of the writer. Might he have an agenda hidden under the ghost story? At the same time, this is a classic supernatural t...

Summary of John Irving's Cider House Rules

him when Wally brings his girl friend, Candy, to the orphanage to get an abortion. Wally, Homer, and Candy all become very close f...

American Experience and Change in Irving, Calisher, and Hawthorne

In four pages the acceptance of change among individuals are compared in the characterizations of Calisher's Greenwitch, Hawthorne...

Poe, Hawthorne, Irving and Romanticism Considering Romanticism in Literature By Examining Stories By Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving and Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Romantic literary tradition is exemplified by Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne. This paper examines ...

Dismissing Women to Achieve Male Happiness in the Works of Hawthorne, Poe, and Irving

This, however, always provoked a fresh volley from his wife; so that he was fain to draw off his forces, and take to the outside o...

Education and Women in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

and, indeed, inferior in learning only to the parson" (Irving). Interestingly enough, this also brings into play women, for the na...

Fischer/Washington’s Crossing

action, with red gunports open, batteries run out, and huge white battle ensigns streaming in the breeze" (Fischer 31). He then r...

Wiencek/On George Washington

than "anywhere else" (Henriques 414). However, the "bad news" is that amidst Wienceks narrative there are numerous errors, as well...

Booker T. Washington's Autobiography Up from Slavery

Booker T. Washington's autobiography is analyzed in five pages. There are no other sources listed....

Profiling Booker T. Washington

Washington and Realistic Hope For many individuals it is one thing to have ideals and to struggle for those ideals their entire l...

George Washington's Experiences in the American Revolution

and in March of 1776 he used a cannon from Henry Knox ("American Revolution - George Washington," 2005). He would make a mistake ...

Du Bois & Washington on Education

times, Washington endeavored to alleviate the fears of the white majority by emphasizing that black people were not a threat to th...

Booker T. Washington's Up from Slavery Critically Reviewed

1963). A few decades later he would write his book, Up from Slavery. The book, itself, is autobiographical in nature, chroniclin...

American Identity Development

In three pages the ways in which literature reflects the development of an American identity are examined in the works of such aut...

Historical Literary Periods and Transporting Readers to Another Time

In eight pages the importance of setting historical setting in order to take readers back to an earlier period is considered in an...

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving and Humor

In five pages the ways Washington Irving employed humor in his famous story are examined. Six sources are cited in the bibliograp...

A Comparison of Film and Print for The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

a strong and masculine man, though perhaps not too intelligent, or so Ichabod thinks. One night at a party people are telling s...