Washington Irving

Washington Irving Quotes


Rip Van Winkle


Character List

  • Rip Van Winkle
  • Dame Van Winkle
  • Wolf
  • Rip Van Winkle Jr.
  • Judith Gardenier
  • Man carrying keg
  • Ninepin bowlers
  • Henry Hudson
  • Mr. Gardenier
  • Rip Van Winkle III

If this is the first “American Dream” in literature, what are the implications?

What do you make of the confused state of mind?




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