The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

"When they turn out at night to walk their rounds they have no acquaintance left to call upon "

Comment on Irving's idea of the following lack of ghosts in America villages. (From what he said in the quote at the question )

Asked by
Last updated by Aslan
Answers 1
Add Yours

There is a lack of myth that people hold as science and rationality become more entrenched. Even in these little villages. If there were ghosts, the people think they have long since moved on.