The Devil and Tom Walker Essays

12th Grade

The Devil and Tom Walker

Washington Irving

Washington Irving, considered the father and creator of the American short story, writes symbolically of American society through his characters and themes. Heis credited withbringing short stories into the Dark Romantic...

11th Grade

The Devil and Tom Walker

“The Devil and Tom Walker” by Washington Irving and “Young Goodman Brown” by Nathaniel Hawthorne are both short stories that illustrate Puritan ideas about the place of evil in human nature. Both short stories revolve around a central character...