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The Great Storm Before the Great Depression

November 17, 2020

The Great Storm Before the Great Depression Selfishness, greed, and narcissism. These are the adjectives describing a late 1920s story about a nameless man living in the Florida Keys, who, after a huge storm at sea, takes his small boat … Continued

A Tale of Greed Used to Criticize Society in the 1820s

November 16, 2020

  Washington Irving’s short story, “The Devil and Tom Walker” takes place around 1727 a couple miles outside of Boston. The story follows a “miserly fellow,” Tom Walker, and his wife, who live on a poor farm. The Devil meets … Continued