Ichabod's Imagination In The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

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In the story, “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” imagination is key. Ichabod’s imagination prompts his ruin in two ways. The characters' imaginations describe their identity and enables the story to advance. Ichabod is thin, narrow, awkward, and is distinguished by his prominent imagination. The imagination of Brom Bones is also well known in the story. He riles up Ichabod with the Legend of the Headless Horseman, allowing him to turn into the legend and frighten Ichabod's imagination. Ichabod's imagination is powerful to the point that he alarms himself and is even reluctant to walk or ride home at nightfall. Additionally he's superstitious to a great degree and starts to believe in the legends he hears. Ichabod's is so dominant views himself
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