Student’s Name Instructor Course Code Date Due Illusion versus logic in the Legend of Sleepy Hollow The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a story of speculative fiction written by Washington Irving. In the story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories. Minneapolis: Race Point Publishing 2017. Print. Irving Washington and Krista Madsen. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Stories. Minneapolis: Race Point Publishing 2017. Print. [...]
150 words per question 1) James Fenimore Cooper is known for his protagonist Natty Bumpoo (aka Hawkeye). How is this character depicted? How does the myth of the noble savage reveal a change in American thinking about the Native American population? What has not changed in Americans’ attitudes? How does his portrayal of the two native characters, Chingachgook and Uncas (the last Mohicans), compare to Cooper’s rendering of Hawkeye? 2) Discuss Washington Irving’s use of illusion versus logic in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.