Question: English & Literature

In the story "The Devil and Tom Walker," what did the author use to add humorism

In English & Literature | Asked by ooshadowxx
Asked from the The Devil and Tom Walker study pack

When Tom was happy to find out that his wife was killed by the black woodman. He considered it a good dead, and was more worried about finding his household goods rather than his wife. 

(guest) | 2191 days ago

He painted a grim and somewhat dour picture of how Tom and his wife got along. From the way the story reads, Tom was abused and oppressed by his shrew of a wife and he is completely thankful to the devil for killing her. 

MHood2 | 1610 days ago