The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Character Analysis

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving is about a man named Ichabod Crane who moves to the supernatural town of Sleepy Hollow. He moves to the town to become a teacher. He lives with the parents of the children he teaches. Ichabod also teaches singing lessons. He falls for one of his students he was giving singing lessons over. Her name was Katrina Van Tassel, the daughter of a rich farmer. Ichabod did not know who her father was until he visited her family estate. After that Ichabod imagined a life with her but, he was not the only one trying to win her hand. Ichabod’s intentions with Katrina were never true after that. The love that Ichabod has for Katrina was just over money, the rivalry of Ichabod and Brom Bones, and never over how much he liked her.
The love that Ichabod has for Katrina was just over money. Katrina was the daughter of a very wealthy man, once Ichabod found out, was all that mattered to Ichabod and many other suitors before him. He never had much money due to being a teacher. He was technically homeless while living in Sleepy Hollow. He never had his own home, he lived off the people. This is evident that Ichabod just wanted to use her to get what to get the land her father held and much more. This is often seen throughout history where women are used for land and money which, they needed to have as part of a from their fathers. If Ichabod would have won her over, that was exactly what she would have been used for. Her fathers land, his
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