Greed In Irving's The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

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In Irving’s short story, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, he provides humor for the readers and the main theme that stands out the most is greed. I think that Irving made Ichabod’s main character trait as, greedy because throughout the story Ichabod wants to have everything. Towards the end of this story I can infer that Irving’s message was simple, having greed is not good at all. At the beginning of the story I noticed that Ichabod was greedy because Irving stated, “Ichabod Crane… found favor in his eyes… after he visited her in her paternal mansion,” this was when he first saw Katrina. From that quote I can infer that Ichabod wanted the girl because of her position, of course, her money and the place where she lived and later in the story he

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