Rip Van Winkle

200-300 words on “Rip Van Winkle”  Author:  Irving, Washington

Our reading from our lessons discusses a number of different elements of writing, including character, setting, point of view, tone, symbolism, style, and theme. For this forum,

  1. Choose one of these elements of writing that you feel is important to the story;
  2. Explain one way in which this short story uses this element and why you see that element as an important part of the story.

Please, divide your posts into paragraphs for easier reading, and make sure to reference, paraphrase, or quote specific passages from the text to support and illustrate what you say.