Dark Romantics: “The Devil & Tom Walker”

Students will read “The Devil & Tom Walker” in their textbooks (152-161).

Students should pay particular attention to the ways in which nature becomes supernatural.  Think back to Emerson’s quote that “nature never wears a mean appearance.” The Dark Romantics believe otherwise.

Collect 5 quotes from the story to add to your split-quotes.  Find quotes that represent the ideals of the Dark Romantics.

Students will take a quiz over “The Devil & Tom Walker” and the Dark Romantics on Tuesday, 11/04.