Flashcards in Mid Deck (56):
What seems to be Tom's prime motivation in agreeing to the Devil's terms?
Tom's wife is a stereotype of...
A nagging, shrewish wife.
The opening descriptions of the forest suggest that Tom will find there will be
Treacherous and malignant
What is the significance of Tom's finding most of the tall trees in the forest each marked with greats men's names
Carved into the trees is names of men who made a deal with the devil
What is the one condition that doesn't need to be mentioned in all the deals the devil makes?
Tom's giving his soul to the devil
Main lesson of devil and Tom walker
Greed and mean spiritedness lead to misery
What most clearly suggests that the figure is the devil
His eyes are red and he is covered with soot
TF: Thousands of acres of cotton could be cultivated because of sewing machine
Eli Whitney invented cotton gin
TF: Period is the golden age because our authors initiated the development of a uniquely American style or voice.
TF: Our territory expanded all the way to California
TF: During this time period, there was an increase in wealth in America due to the increase in shipping, trade, manufacturing, and architectural design.
TF: The Erie Canal was constructed to connect the Hudson River to Lake Erie.
TF: during 1800-1870 there was an increase in population in the United States.
TF: the first black newspaper was the underground journal.
TF: The fireside poets were Longfellow, Lowell, Whittier, and Cooper
TF: East connected to west by Cumberland road
TF: result of fast growth: problems such as slavery, poverty, lack of food, and exploitation
TF: Tall sinners in Tom walker story are doomed men who became wealthy through their work in the establishment of orphanages.
TF: Plot of devil and Tom walker is
A man sells his soul to the devil
TF: the description of tall trees calls to mind the words tall sinners
TF: in devil and Tom walker the setting is first described realistically and then supernatural elements are added.
TF: in devil and Tom walker the characters are all flat characters
TF: in devil and Tom walker the theme is you can't beat the devil at his own game
TF: Tom walker becomes a violent churchgoer because he has truly converted from his wicked ways.
The Heretics Daughter: whose prospective is the story told?
The Heretics Daughter: what medium is used for this work
A first hand account of the events
The Heretics Daughter: dominant feature of narrators father
He is tall
The Heretics Daughter: why was narrator sent to Billerica
Andover had small pox
The Heretics Daughter: with whom does the narrator stay?
With an aunt and uncle
The Heretics Daughter: the narrator and her cousin are called what by the uncle?
What does Sarah trade with cousin Margaret?
Where does Sarah live in Andover?
Who moves in with the Carriers?
What does Allen accuse the Carrier's of?
Taking his grandmother's land from him
She was kidnapped by a native tribe and orphaned
The Heretics Daughter: what happened when lightning struck the tree?
The field burned
What does Mercy say Richard did?
Made her pregnant
After Martha and Uncle fight, where is the next place Sarah sees uncle Rodger?
The inn drinking ale with women
Where does Martha take Sarah to vent her feelings?
A field out beyond the family plot where her mother took her
What dies mother gave Sarah to eat at the field?
What does Mercy do to Sarah in the graveyard
A bite on the ear
What does Sarah do in the meeting house that draws looks?
What was cousin Allen doing in the barn?
Setting a fire
What secret does Sarah keep about mother?
Her red book
What did mercy steal from Sarah?
It was said that the Carriers killed 13 people by doing what?
Bringing small pox
What happened to uncle Rodger
Committed suicide according to Dr. Ames
Who was Sarah's father rumored to have killed?
King Charles I
Martha told Sarah to..
Tell the court anything they wanted
What was the first time father held Sarah
After her brothers were jailed
What did Sarah's brother do to prove he wasn't useless
Diverted and shot a rabid dog
What does Sarah say to the doctor if he takes her brothers arm?
She will curse him
What did the man say as they put stones on him
The sheriffs wife would come to the cell to do what?
Barter clothing for food
The Heretics Daughter: When they released prisoners, who was the first to go.
Children of Andover