Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Discussion Questions for Sleepy Hollow--Let's discuss them here and at our meeting NEXT THURSDAY, the 20th!
1. Describe Ichabod Crane's character based on what you have read in the story. What type of person is he, exactly? Why do you think this?
2. How does Ichabod differ from Katrina's other suitors?
3. Who are the Hessian soldiers of the American Revolution? Do some research for this one!
4. Contrast Ichabod Crane and Brom Bones. How are they different in physical
appearance? How are their actions different? What would have made Katrina
attracted to each of them?
5. What evidence is there that Ichabod Crane had an active imagination?
6. Who do the villagers believe the headless horseman is? How did he lose his head?
What do the villagers think he is doing out at night? Why is he said to be in such a
7. Here's a big one-- what questions do you have about the story?