Devil and Tom Walker

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  • Tone
  • My wife went missing with my silver....  But on the bright side she probably died!
  • Word Choice
  • Did you hear? Absalom Crowninshield passed away!
  • Let the freebooter roast, who cares!
  • Imagery
  • Irving's tone of the story varies between anxious mixed with flashes of humor, like when it mentions the wife being killed by the Devil.
  • Style
  • "I will tell you where Captain Kidd's pirate treasure is if..."
  • "Old Scratch"   "Let the freebooter roast, who cares!"    "I'll drive them to the d---l!"    "The devil take me if I have made a farthing!"
  • Theme
  • "The devil take me if I have made a farthing!"
  • "Tom seized the checked apron, but, woeful sight! found nothing but a heart and liver tied up in it!"
  • The End!
  • Why didn't the devil attack Taylor Swift?
  • Parable - This story is being told as a story in third-person point of view, but it also teaches a moral lesson about greed.
  • This story focuses on the negative effects of greed and making sure you value the right things. Tom valued money rather than his relationships with other people/his wife.
  • Now to end with a joke. . .
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