Washington Irving was an American writer. He was born on April 30 of 1783, in New York. He studied law and worked in many law companies. Irving first publishes his things to the newspapers and later he wrote a book. In 1804-1806 he travels to Europe and lived a long time there. While he lived in Madrid, he was working for the government. Then he goes back to the U.S and lived in Tarry Town until he dies.
Ichabod Crane is a schoolmaster from Connecticut living in Sleepy Hollow and he is the only teacher there. He is the one in town who can read and write. He loves the food so he likes to go to the children's house to eat all the food that their mom makes.
A terrible race.
Brom Bones is a really handsome guy that is in love with Katrina. He has a pretty good reputation in the town. He is really used to all the women be in love with him. Brom Bones try to make Ichabod look bad so Katrina what to fall in love with him and not with Ichabod.
What happened to Ichabod?
Katrina makes a huge party at her house. Ichabod and Brom Bones went to the party. Katrina dances with Ichabod and Brom Bones was jealous of him. At the party, Brom Bones starts telling scary stories and Ichabod was scared. Ichabod leaves the party scared.
We the party was over Ichabod needed to go back to his house, but he was too scared because of the story Brom Bones just told in the party. He was so scared that every little sound that he heard think that was the heathless horseman. After a long time of he imagine sounds the headless man appeared and he freaks out. Ichabod starts to go so fast but the horseman began chasing him. The headless horse man tries a lot of time to cut his head but he couldn't do it. When the headless horseman was about to cut his head he passes the bridge and was safe.
When Ichabod passes the bridge he went missing so some guy went looking for him they didn't find him the only thing that they found was a pumpkin and the hat of Ichabod. He burns his own poems and he didn't want to send his kids to school. When the people start finding out that he went missing they started to remember some stories. The people start to forget about Ichabod and they were afraid of the bridge.