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    The play "The Devil and Daniel Webster" was written by Stephen Vincent Benét in 1938. Stephen Vincent Benét was born in 1898 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. His education came from Yale University and the Sorbonne in Paris, France. "The Devil and Daniel Webster" has a wide array of characters, each with a distinguished personality, yet an overall temperment that would be fitting of a New England community. The main character is Jabez Stone, a wealthy New England statesman whose possition was the state

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    The Devil and Daniel Webster Movie In the movie and the short story, "The Devil and Daniel Webster", written by Stephen Vincent Benet, there is illustrated the battle between the forces of good and evil. Although the story allows the reader to mentally picture the scenes and the movie does the depicting for the viewer, there are several similarities in each script. Some of these similarities are the way the characters are depicted and the final scene. There are several incongruous scenes

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    Introduction The story I had read was the Devil and Daniel Webster it was written by Stephen Vincent Ben’et. This story is a lot alike most of his other stories discussing what it means to be an American. Also this story is one of his most famous stories it combines folk-lore and history also it has been made into a play and so to be coming out a movie. Story Summary In this story it begins speaking about a character named Daniel Webster, which was from Marshfield, but, later the

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    Intent and Motive in The Devil and Tom Walker and The Devil and Daniel Webster Washington Irving, in writing "The Devil and Tom Walker", and Stephen Vincent Benet, in writing "The Devil and Daniel Webster" illustrate to the reader the consequences of man's desire for material wealth and how a person's motivation for a relationship with the devil affects the outcome of the "deal". In these two different, yet surprisingly similar narratives, the authors present their beliefs about human intent

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    A Faustian legend is a story in which a character trades something of great personal value to the devil in order to receive personal gain. Since this type of literature originated in the Fourth Century it has spread throughout the world. Two relatively recent versions of this legend are “The Devil and Tom Walker” by Washington Irving and “The Devil and Daniel Webster” by Vincent Benét. These stories show many similarities as well as a few differences. While both Benét and Irving present similar

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    time period. For example, the first acted version of Dr. Faustus was written in 1592, by Christopher Marlowe, but Marlowe stole the plot from the original version “Historia and Legend of Dr. Johannes Faustus. The most updated version is “the Devil and Daniel Webster,” which was written in 1937. Here, the difference in obvious. The titles were changed, so the play is more appealing to the people in the era. Furthermore, these changes have occurred in two different versions, which were written in different

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    Tom Walker and Jabez Stone “The Devil and Tom Walker” by Washington Irving and “The Devil and Daniel Webster” by Stephen Vincent Benet are short stories that both have their own unique events about how the characters made deals with the devil. They also have different actions for the turning point in the story. The Character of Tom Walker and Jabes Stone both have unique lives and personalities which I think would brings a great topic to compare and contrast about. Tom and Jabez

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    men made bad decisions and sold their soul to the devil. Tom Walker, the main character of the short story The Devil And Tom Walker, Tom was a very greedy and selfish man who didn’t share his money, and just like Tom, his wife was greedy and selfish. Tom and his wife would argue and fight constantly and even physically and it seemed as if they didn’t care for another. The other character was Jabez Stone, in the movie The Devil and Daniel Webster, Jabez was a very kind and poor, humble man, who unfortunately

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    In Stephen Vincent Benet's fictional story " The Devil and Daniel Webster," Jabez Stone was an unlucky man sells his soul to the devil for the desperate need to provide for his family. However, in the fictional story "The Devil and Tom Walker," written by Washington Irving, Tom made a deal with the Devil out of greed. Yet, both "The Devil and Daniel Webster" and "The Devil and Tom Walker" were influenced by social values, which did not change drastically over the one hundred thirteen year time gap

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    essay are To Kill A MockingBird by Harper Lee, “The Devil and Daniel Webster” by Stephen Vincent Benet, and “An Indian’s Views of Indian Affairs” by Chief Joseph. To Kill A MockingBird is about a white man named Atticus who is courageous enough to be the lawyer of a black man named Tom Robinson who is being accused of raping a white woman. “The Devil and Daniel Webster” is about a man named Jabez Stone who just happens to sell his soul to the devil for two cents and afterwards when times start going

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