Foreshadowing- Tom goes with the forest and chooses theshortest route home. This foreshadows him choosing the shortest wayto money, by bartering v the devil.
Satire is offered throughout, to make fun of American morals.
Allegory- Old scratch is evil. The quagmires space consequence.Tom is hypocrisy.
POV- third person
Symbolism: Tom"s marraige is sterility. The black man and thewife bartering is betrayal. The name on the trees are the corruptdestined because that hell. The Indian ft is hell. Tom cheating the devilis clearly betrayal. The holy bible under the morgage papers method tomvalues money end religion.
Theme: greed, evil, religion, hypocracy.
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