In Sleepy Hallow by Washington Iruing a young tall skinny school teacher named Ichabod loves a beautiful rich lady named Katrina.
While teaching Ichabod day dreams about Katrina and is so excited that she invited him to her party.
Ichabod arrives at the party very excited and tries to impress Katrina with dancing with her. He is trying very hard because Brom Bone a very stong and buff man is tyhere who also wants to win Katrina over.
Brom bone tells a really spooky story about the headless horseman. Ichabod gets scared by the scary story brom bone tells at the party.
After the spooky that Brom bone had told Ichabod was trembling on the way home. Then while Ichabod was riding home he was frightened by the appearance of the Headless Horseman. Ichabod was chased and chased by the headless horseman all over the forest until finally he caught him and Ichabod was never to be seen again.
The theme of the story is to always to be kind to others or bad things will happen to you.