What is the change in atmosphere in the description of Sleepy Hollow an example of?

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rebekahjlewis | Elementary School Teacher | eNotes Newbie

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The change in atmosphere in Sleepy Hollow represents foreshadowing by the author. The ominous combination of stormy weather, the thunder, fog, etc. indicate something dark and terrible coming soon in the story.

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