A Moveable Feast: 11th American Literature/Composition

11th American Literature/Composition Winter 2008

Thursday, August 28, 2008: Responding to Washington Irving August 28, 2008

Please compose a paragraph of 4-6 sentences for EACH question.   Take your time, reflect thoughtfully, and use the text to support your responses!

  • How do Tom Walker’s possessions show what sort of a person he is?
  • What shows that Tom isn’t really sincere in the changes he makes near the end of his life?
  • What is the lesson that the story teaches?
  • Do you believe that money is the most important thing in life?  If so, why?  If not, what is more important?
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Responding to Washington Irving and “The Devil and Tom Walker” March 4, 2008

Filed under: Unit 3: Romanticism — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 8:43 pm
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Please compose a paragraph of 4-6 sentences for EACH question.   Take your time, reflect thoughtfully, and use the text to support your responses!

  • How do Tom Walker’s possessions show what sort of a person he is?
  • What shows that Tom isn’t really sincere in the changes he makes near the end of his life?
  • What is the lesson that the story teaches?
  • Do you believe that money is the most important thing in life?  If so, why?  If not, what is more important?