Assigned: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Due: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
- Proper grammar, spelling, capitalization and punctuation will be expected and benchmarked. Check your work (proofread) before submitting.
- Choose wisely. If you do not have access to the internet, then do the essay instead.
1) In the story “The Devil and Tom Walker,“ Washington Irving engaged readers both in America and in Europe for many reasons – sometimes conflicting ones. Look at the story again through the eyes of each of the following people. What reasons would you give for recommending the story to others? Give specific reasons for each of the following: a revolutionary (radical), a puritan (conservative), an American politician, and a banker.