Please provide a description of Tom's house (Washington Irving's "The Devil and Tom Walker"). 

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The home which Tom and his wife live in (in Washington Irving's "The Devil and Tom Walker") matches the characters who live within it.The house is forlorn (sad). It stands by itself, nothing else around. The imagery provided states that the house "had an air of starvation," offering readers a very specific image of what the house looks like. The landscape is as sparse as the home. The house is always cold ("no smoke curled from its chimney"), and both the house and its "inmates" have a "bad name." The house is a prison. The description of Tom's house adds to the dissatisfaction he finds in life. Nothing around him, not even his home, brings him joy. 

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