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Short Stories “The Devil and Tom Walker” by Washington Irving English III Honors CHS C. Edge
About the Author <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Irving </li></ul>
Vocabulary <ul><li>Prevalent – adj. widespread </li></ul><ul><li>Discord – n. lack of agreement or harmony; conflict </li>...
Literary Terms <ul><li>Characters </li></ul><ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Plot </li></ul><ul><li>Folk tale </li></ul><...
Focus Activity, p. 202 <ul><li>Have you ever made a decision or commitment that you later regretted? </li></ul><ul><li>Wri...
Reading Questions <ul><li>How does Tom know that the man he meets in the forest is the devil? </li></ul><ul><li>What are t...
<ul><li>How does Tom try to cheat the devil? </li></ul><ul><li>What happens to all of Tom’s possessions after he is “taken...
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #1 <ul><li>What kind of people are Tom Walker and his wife? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe wh...
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #2 <ul><li>How does Tom react to the devil and his offer? </li></ul>
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #3 <ul><li>What happens to Tom’s wife? </li></ul>
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #4 <ul><li>What business does Tom go into? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes this possible, an...
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #5 <ul><li>What finally happens to Tom Walker? </li></ul>
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #6 <ul><li>How are Tom and his wife alike? </li></ul><ul><li>In your opinion, does Tom’s ...
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #7 <ul><li>What does Tom’s agreement with the devil tell you about Tom? </li></ul>
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #8 <ul><li>The narrator offers different versions of what might have happened to Tom’s wi...
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #9 <ul><li>What can you infer about the narrator’s attitude toward money and the people w...
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #10
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #11
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #12
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #13
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #14
Responding to Literature, p. 214 #15
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  1. 1. Short Stories “The Devil and Tom Walker” by Washington Irving English III Honors CHS C. Edge
  2. 2. About the Author <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Irving </li></ul>
  3. 3. Vocabulary <ul><li>Prevalent – adj. widespread </li></ul><ul><li>Discord – n. lack of agreement or harmony; conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Impregnable – adj. incapable of being taken by force; able to resist attack </li></ul><ul><li>Melancholy – adj. depressing; dismal; gloomy </li></ul><ul><li>Surmise – v. to infer from little or no evidence; guess </li></ul><ul><li>Obliterate – v. to remove all traces of; to erase </li></ul><ul><li>Speculate – v. to engage in risky business ventures, hoping to make quick profits </li></ul><ul><li>Parsimony – n. excessive frugality; stinginess </li></ul>
  4. 4. Literary Terms <ul><li>Characters </li></ul><ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><li>Plot </li></ul><ul><li>Folk tale </li></ul><ul><li>Satire </li></ul>
  5. 5. Focus Activity, p. 202 <ul><li>Have you ever made a decision or commitment that you later regretted? </li></ul><ul><li>Write for a few minutes in your journal about the results of your decision and how you might have acted differently. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Reading Questions <ul><li>How does Tom know that the man he meets in the forest is the devil? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the conditions of the “deal” made between Tom and the devil? </li></ul><ul><li>How is slave-trading described? What does this say about Tom? About the author? </li></ul><ul><li>What driving force motivates Tom and his wife? </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>How does Tom try to cheat the devil? </li></ul><ul><li>What happens to all of Tom’s possessions after he is “taken”? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the most realistic aspect of this tall tale ? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #1 <ul><li>What kind of people are Tom Walker and his wife? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe what you know about them. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #2 <ul><li>How does Tom react to the devil and his offer? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #3 <ul><li>What happens to Tom’s wife? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #4 <ul><li>What business does Tom go into? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes this possible, and what makes this a good time to go into such a business? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #5 <ul><li>What finally happens to Tom Walker? </li></ul>
  13. 13. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #6 <ul><li>How are Tom and his wife alike? </li></ul><ul><li>In your opinion, does Tom’s wife contribute to Tom’s cooperation with the devil? Explain? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #7 <ul><li>What does Tom’s agreement with the devil tell you about Tom? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #8 <ul><li>The narrator offers different versions of what might have happened to Tom’s wife. What might the narrator want us to believe? Explain. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #9 <ul><li>What can you infer about the narrator’s attitude toward money and the people who care about it? </li></ul><ul><li>What evidence supports your inference? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #10
  18. 18. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #11
  19. 19. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #12
  20. 20. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #13
  21. 21. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #14
  22. 22. Responding to Literature, p. 214 #15
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