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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and The Scarlet Letter Compared

Crane was followed by a mysterious headless horseman, he does not return to marry Katrina. She in turn marries someone else. The s...

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...

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...

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 ...

American Author Washington Irving

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

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 ...

Supernatural and the Romantic in Works by Washington Irving and Edgar Allan Poe

before that night had I felt the extent of my own powers, of my sagacity. I could scarcely contain my feelings of triumph" (Poe). ...

Ichabod Crane vs. Brom van Brunt

also beautiful, fruitful, and peaceful, and that more than the ghost is what we think of when we read about the lush farms, the ri...

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Scarlet Letter A in Nathaniel Hawthorne's Novel

of the letter "A" We are using the word "symbol" to indicate one thing that stands for another. Xs and Os for example at the end...

Chapter Synopsis of The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

In seven pages this paper presents a chapter by chapter synopsis of Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel The Scarlet Letter....

Differences Between the Novel and Film Versions of The Scarlet Letter

to it that such a crime was punishable by death. After all, behavior so unbecoming of a religious devotee deserved no less....

Original Sin in the Characterization of Pearl in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

In five pages this paper examines how original sin is represented by Nathaniel Hawthorne in the characterization of Pearl in The S...

Why Did Hester Go Back?

Then Hester returns to Boston. Because she is strong, and because she loves Pearl and Dimmesdale, it seems unlikely that she is d...

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...

'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...

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 ...

Why So Many Dominican Republic Immigrants Settled In Tarrytown And Sleepy Hollow, New York

was most assuredly looked upon as a positive move forward for the country overall; additionally, it also cultivated the capitalist...

1999 Film Sleepy Hollow by Director Tim Burton

In seven pages this report analyzes Tim Burton's film Sleepy Hollow in terms of Johnny Depp's performance and cinematic influences...

Consideration of the Quote 'No Man is an Island'

In five pages this quote is considered within the context of injustice in a discussion of such works as Chief Joseph's I Will Figh...

Letter A Symbolism in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

that only through the righteous acts of our lives could redemption be obtained. This belief also encompassed the fact that appear...

Reverend Dimmesdale's Letter to Hester Prynne in The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

In four pages this creative writing sample features a letter in which Reverend Arthur Dimmesdale explains to Hester why he cannot ...

Literary Social Criticism

punishes her by labeling her with the letter "A" and through social ostracism. Thoreaus argument with the state in "Civil Disobe...

Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri and Portrayal of Women

woman who is generous and selfless: "So much more dear and pleasing is to God/ My little widow, whom so much I loved,/ As in good ...

Comparing The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain and The Sketch Book The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories by Washington Irving

The temporary absence of worldly scenes and employments produces a state of mind peculiarly fitted to receive new and vivid impres...

Comparing the 1995 Film and Novel Versions of 'The Scarlet Letter'

would have no doubt preferred. She stays and makes a life for herself and Pearl as a seamstress and though her scarlet letter def...