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A theme that always has been popular specially among young people is terror or the horror stories there are many books movies TV shows comics and so on but the most expressive and imaginative is literature Literature since a long time ago has produced many kinds of horror stories novels tales short stories plays even poems all of them with very different themes such as vampires ghosts leprecons evil and estrange creatures A characteristics of this themes is the fight between evil and good the evil forces managed by the Devil against Gods forces but in some stories the Devil has no opponents so he makes all he wants One story of that kind is the Devil and Tom Walker wrote down by Irving Washington in a time when religion and moral values were very important for people Is about those values that the story talks about a greedy man that can sell his soul for a gold coin and only thinks in himself theres no fight between Evil and Good is a story about greed and how it destroys our humanity Humanity in this case means all moral cultural and spiritual values of human race that means the things that make us different from animalsbut we always destroy our humanity sometimes we behave worse than animals fighting for a simple piece of paper This behaviour is called greed considered as a capital sin greed has its origins since human kind some people say the Devil created the conception of property and money Greed is older than man we can say we created it and now is out of control mainly because of human nature a very independent being that makes what he wants These elements converge in the story we mentioned The Devil and Tom Walker in it the author shows the power of the Devil and greed The story takes place in a small town in
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