How long was rip van winkle asleep VideoWashington Irving's Rip Van Winkle: Summary and Analysis how long was rip van winkle asleep
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Syllabus of Classes I-XII
Washington Irving was born in He was enriched the American literature through different types of writings and he was a true man of letter. He was a great writer of short stories. Rip Van Winkle is his masterpiece. It is well known story all over the world. Through the story Irving has depicted the political condition of the colonial people before the liberation war and after the liberation war. Before the liberation war we see that the colonial people were very much ignorant, rustic and link. Laziness, idealness, inactiveness are the commons characteristics of the colonial people.
Hudson, the river of America is well known to all. Many years ago some people of Olondaz nation came here to live.
They settled here. They made village here. Rip Van Winkle was born in village. Rip was a man of peculiar character. But he was simple and gentle. He was really a cordial man and loved his wife very much.
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He accepted the commands of his wife. But his wife Dame Van Winkle was very cruel and quarrelsome. Always she scolded here husband. She always misbehaved with her husband.
Rip always gave the people good advice. He was a great story teller. He knew many interesting stories. All the children in the village were his friends. He presented different types of ghost story before the child. In spite of being honest man, he had a weak point.]