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The Devil and Tom Walker | Study Guide

Washington Irving

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Overview

Author

Washington Irving

Year Published

1824

Type

Short Story

Genre

Allegory

Perspective and Narrator

"The Devil and Tom Walker" is narrated by a third-person omniscient narrator.

Tense

"The Devil and Tom Walker" is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title, "The Devil and Tom Walker," refers to the central subject of the short story, the relationship between the two main characters: the devil and a man named Tom Walker.

Summary

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