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The Devil and Tom Walker Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Further Study

Discuss the relationship between Tom Walker and his wife. Do you feel that they deserve each other? Do you feel that they both get what they deserve?

It has been said that Tom Walker is a New England version of Faust legend. Research the different versions of Faust and see whether or not the character of Tom Walker resembles Faust.

Explore Puritanism in New England in the 1700s and 1800s. How does Irving incorporate its tenets into his fiction?

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