The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow Literary Analysis

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Literary components are typical structures used by writers and producers in their work to further explain or display their message in the most simple way possible. When literary components are used properly it helps the reader better understand and appreciate the writers or producers literary work. After reading and watching three short stories it is easy to tell how both the writers and producers used literary components in their work. After analyzing The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Rappaccini’s Daughter and The Jilting of Granny Weatherall, setting, characterization and plot were the biggest and most used literary components in those stories and movies and it was easy to tell how the author used them to help portray the message he was trying to get across. Setting is the type of place or surrounding where something is positioned or an event takes place. Setting is just one literary…show more content…
Most of the time writers and producers of the same title keep the setting almost the same if not very close. If the setting is different between the book and the film it is usually very small details like the name of a place or small details how how a certain place looks. In the movie The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by James Conway the town that Mr. Crane is sent to stay in is called Sleepy Hollow but in the story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving the town that Mr. Crane is sent to is Greensburg or Tarrytown, Sleepy Hollow is just a nearby town. By keeping the name of the town Sleepy Hollow in the movie it keeps the story more connected with the title and also adds a little fear to the story. This is just one example where the Producer has slightly changed the setting of the movie from the original story. More times than not the producer will try and keep the setting as close to the original story as possible,

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