Comparing Endings And Resolutions In Washington Irving's The Devil And Daniel Webster

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In the "Devil and Tom Walker", written by Washington Irving, and " The Devil and Daniel Webster", written by Steven Vincent Benet, the endings or resolutions of the stories are comparable. In " The Devil and Tom Walker", Tom sold his soul to the devil. He then was kind of nervous about it, bu to spite his wife he did it anyway. When he didn't complete what the devil asked of him, his wife went into the forest and sold her soul. Tom regrets what he has done and tries to become a more religious man, he thinks that doing this will turn his life around for the better and wipe away his terrible past decision. In the end on Tom's deathbed, a man comes begging Tom too, "grant a few months indulgence". Tom grew irritated and he told the poor

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