The Devil and Sarah Jane
told by Beth Heggeness
Story Source Material: Story adaptation
from various sources.
Taletype Classification of the Story: Traditional tale that
has been adapted from tales with the Aarne-Thompson motif AT
756B "Devil's contract," "Faustian bargain" or "deal with the
Story Rating: General Audience
Sarah Jane, a spunky little Southern girl
with a penchant for singing and dancing, avoids being scolded
and spanked by making a deal with a devil. Later, when her
agreed-upon time is up, and it's the day for Sarah Jane to
give her soul to the devil, she once again proves that she
knows how to make a deal.