Washington Irving Essays

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Peter Lerangis' Sleepy Hollow is a magnificent example of romantic fiction. It contains and expounds upon all of the vital elements of romanticism. Lerangis includes an exemplary romantic hero and his quest to find truth in an abstract issue. An...

12th Grade

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving

Washington Irving, considered the father and creator of the American short story, writes symbolically of American society through his characters and themes. Heis credited withbringing short stories into the Dark Romantic...

12th Grade

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Washington Irving

Washington Irving, considered the father and creator of the American short story, writes symbolically of American society through his characters and themes. Heis credited withbringing short stories into the Dark Romantic...