Rip Van Winkle - (a They all tell their revolutionary war...

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1) Rip Van Winkle a) Dietrich Von Knickerbocker i) Rip Van Winkle (1) Manuscript Narrative (2) Attempt to establish literary abilities b) Story i) Rip Drinks a potion and falls asleep for 20 years, comes back to his home (1) Happened to sleep through the revolutionary war (2) Upon returning, no one believes him
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Unformatted text preview: (a) They all tell their revolutionary war stories, no one remembers him being there (b) He plays the Supernatural card out of desperation (i) Clever, because he sets the excuse bar so low that any other excuse seems reasonable/legitimate (ii)...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course LIT na taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas.

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