Compare And Contrast Sleepy Hollow And The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

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The blood-curdling story of the bone-chilling Headless Horseman who harasses the poor headmaster of a small school is a classic story. This story has been rewritten dozens of times, and each retelling is unique to the audience the author is trying to convey to. Two specific examples are the original telling “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving, and the graphic novel by Hoena and Smith. They tell the same tale, but the delivery of the story is completely different in terms of style.

The original legend by Washington Irving is truly terrifying. It uses figurative language and word choice to enhance its creepy content. The story is both written and set in an older time period, so the words are more outdated compared to the

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