"You know my niece Countess Olenska?" Mrs. Welland enquired as she shook hands with her future son–in–law. Archer bowed without extending his hand, as was the custom on being introduced to a lady; and Ellen Olenska bent her head slightly, keeping her own pale–gloved hands clasped on her huge fan of eagle feathers. Having greeted Mrs. Lovell Mingott, a large blonde lady in creaking satin, he sat down beside his betrothed, and said in a low tone: "I hope you've told Madame Olenska that we're engaged? I want everybody to know—I want you to let me announce it this evening at the ball."
Author of (Stanford UP, 1998) and (Princeton UP, 2008), and she has recently written on the work of J. M. Coetzee and on Melville’s “Bartleby.”
Femininity as Weakness in “The Legend of Sleepy …
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow literature essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving.