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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow


by Washington Irving

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. What do you need a lot of in order to be seen as wealthy in Sleepy Hollow? -> Food
2. Who still haunts Sleepy Hollow after being killed in the Revolutionary War? -> Brom
3. What deadly sin leads to Ichabod's downfall? -> Greed
4. Who decides what the truth is in Sleepy Hollow? -> Old Dutch Wives
5. What do the country bumpkins put in their hair at the party? -> Mousse