The Question and Answer section for The Devil and Tom Walker is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Tom is greedy
Tom is selfish
Tom is uncaring
The details about the swamp and the trees add to the gloomy mood. The swamp itself is characterizes as treacherou
Imagery enhances the characterization by providing the reader with "pictures"...... it enhances our imaginations.
Why does the narrator describe the outdoor setting (the swamp and the fort) in such detail