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Tome and his wife are unhappy beacuse
Fight about money
What convinces tom that what the devil has told him in the swamp is true
Absalom crowninshields death
Why does tom initially refuse the devils offer
He doesn't want to please his wife
Tom is successful at working for the devil Because
He is greedier than the devil
What does this mean "let us get hold of the property, said he, consolingly to himself, and we will endeavor to do without a woman"
He worries about his property more than his wife
What do the trees in the swamp represent
The men that the devil has made a deal with
Who is this about "tom was a hard minded fellow, not easily daunted, and he had lived so long with termagant wife that he did not even fear the devil"
Tom begins to pray and read the Bible to
Escape the devil
What are the negative consequences of making a deal with the devil
He eventually meets with the devil later in life and claims his soul
Why does tom become a violent churchgoer
He wants to be able to avoid the consequences of his pact with the devil
The speaker of "a psalm of life" would most likely describe life as a
The speaker highlights life difficulties when they say life is like a
Dust in a grave
The first stanza in "the tide rises" the poet develops the idea of
What does the speaker of "the tide rises" explain about human life
It ends, but the world continues
How does "the tide rises" use footprints to develop Longfellows view of life
Everything in nature takes no notice of the traveler. The waves erase the footprints of the traveler
Is Longfellow saying that all people should have the same purpose in life? If so what's the purpose
Everyone should love an active and purposeful life, but does not specify a specific purpose. He encourages each to pursue with their purpose with courage and patience
What changes in the chambered nautilus does the poem describe
The construction of a new chamber for nautilus as it grows. The poem also implies the creature as it ages and eventually dies
What is the speaker describing in "the chambered nautilus"
A broken shell
In "the chambered nautilus" you can infer the speaker thinks change is good because
The animal moves through the shining archway
One message is
Keep trying to become a better person
The chambered nautilus is compared to life. The is an example of
The shell is represented of
The creature represents
The chambers represent
The outgrown shell represents
Life's "unresting sea" represents
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