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What are the two main things that Katrina Van Tassel is known for? What different...

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aari | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 16, 2008 at 11:07 AM via web

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What are the two main things that Katrina Van Tassel is known for? What different things does she wear that demonstrate each of these?

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burke-eng | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted November 26, 2008 at 3:24 AM (Answer #1)

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She was known for her beauty and "vast expectations." She wears a "provokingly short petticoat" to show off her pretty feet and ankles and a mixture of "ancient and modern fashions" to show off her beauty. She also wears gold jewelry to demonstrate her wealth and expectations.

Quotes from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow 

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