The Question and Answer section for The Devil and Tom Walker is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The Devil is a symbol of evil.
Tom lends out money for huge amounts of interest.
Tom's wife wasn't a huge fan of her husband. She was tall, strong, and quicked tempered. She also cheated him, in addition to her inflictions of both verbal and physical abuse upon the poor man. The husband and wife were not well suited.