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Women of Color in America have grown up within a symphony of anger, at being silenced, at being unchosen, at knowing that when we survive, it is in spite of a world that takes for granted our lack of humanness, and which hates our very existence outside of its service.

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Excerpt from Losing a Head and Other Problems: Narrative Violence in “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

The headless horseman dominates Washington Irving’s “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” The otherworldly figure captured the imagination of readers, and numerous film and television adaptations focused on the horseman’s terrifying and violent nightly pursuits. 1,240 more words