Asked in Short Stories
What inspired Washington Irving to write stories like 'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow'?
Asked in Literature Classics, Short Stories
Which of Washington irving short stories where there man riding headless horeses?
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Asked in Literature Classics
Who wrote Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?
Washington Irving . Washington Irving wrote the Legend of Sleepy Hollow.
What is Sleepy Hollow?
Sleepy Hollow is a fictional town in upstate New York, in the story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, written by Washington Irving. The Headless Horseman was one of the forerunners of modern horror stories ever published. ...
Asked in Literature & Language
Who is the primary narrator of the legend of sleepy hollow?
Washington Irving I think
Is Washington Irving a Transcendentalism Romanticism or Individualism?
He is a poet who wrote the stories, including "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle". Even though he is a poet he is a Transcendentalism. ...
Who wrote the short story of the legend of the sleeping hollow?
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was originally written by Washington Irving.
Who was Washington Irving?
An author, essayist, bibliographer, historian, and diplomat in the 1800's. He also wrote Knickerbocker's History of New York. Washington Irving was an author of The Legend of the Sleepy Hollow which named The Sleepy Hollow Cemetery ...
What topics did Washington Irving write about?
He wrote stories about what life was like for the Dutch Settlers of the Catskill Mountains of New York. He wrote several stories based there including Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. ...
Who wrote the short story the legend of sleepy hollow?
Washington Irving wrote The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. It was first published in 1820. ...
Asked in Horror
Why did Washington Irving write The Legend of Sleepy Hollow?
Washington Irving grew up admiring horror books. Also, he admired to write stories. So, he put 2 and 2 together, and wrote the legend of Sleepy Hollow. Another theory and the one that i personally believe is that he wrote stories like the legend of sleepy hollow and Rip Van Winkle to give America a sense of folklore and legend. Europe had the brothers Grimm and America's only source of legend was from Native Americans. Irving wrote to create the sense of...
Asked in Fantasy Books, Short Stories
Why does the legend of sleepy hollow qualify as a legend?
It was named that by Washington Irving, who wrote the novel "The legend of Sleepy Hollow". It was a legend for the characters in the book, not for us. ...