The Devil and Tom Walker

The Devil and Tom Walker

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  • myserious, ominous, sober tone
  • Tone:
  • these words represent the tone because Tom Walker has a mysterious experience with the devil and that creates suspense and sadness
  • misery, woeful, gloom, red, swarthy
  • Word Choice
  • The word choice of the author portrays both the evil and sadness in the story
  • This imagery describes the misery of the lives of Tom Walker
  • Imagery
  • When the house is described: "They lived in a forlorn-looking house that stood alone and had an air of starvation. A few straggling savin-trees, emblems of sterility, grew near it; no smoke ever curled from its chimney; no traveller stopped at its door."
  • Style:
  • When Tom Walker is getting money from people the style and word choice of the writing show how greed leads to sadness and evil
  • Theme:
  • Because Tom Walker found the devil in his search for riches you can infer that the theme of this story is that greed is can lead to evil.
  • The theme of this story connects to the Puritan Literature because like puritan literature it informs you of how if you are greedy and do not conform to rules you will be taken by the devil.
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