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    We stood there, complete eye contact and not a word uttered. I had just received some of the best news ever, yet he looked at me like he wanted to gouge my eyes out. I felt like he should be happy for me, I mean we were friends after all. At least I thought we were. I could tell he was mad, I knew why, unsure of what to say I let time pass for what seemed like forever. Then, he turned and walked away. That morning was when cast lists were posted. They were taped to the cold meatal wall of the playhouse, which is one of the theaters at camp. Cast list went up at 6:45am and about 400 groggy teenagers showed up to get a look. One of the shows camp was doing was Little Shop of Horrors. For those of you who do not know, Little Shop of Horrors is…

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    Do you think that wishing on a talisman could change or take away lives? in the “Monkey’s Paw” by W.W Jacobs there is a family torn apart by an evil talisman. Sgt. Major Morris is the most responsible for the white family son Herbert’s death, which will be seen through several examples throughout the text. This brief evidence will show that Sgt. Major Morris is responsible for Herbert’s death. As shown on page 34 where Sgt Major Morris said “well it’s just a bit of what you might call magic”…

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    The Monkey's Paw (ending) There was a knocking on the door. “Its Herbert It’s Herbert!”she cried. Mr. White immediately grabbed Mrs. White. Mrs White screaming “let me go, let me go, It's our son Herbert! You're scared of your own son?” Mrs White trying her best to get away from Mr White and she finally did. The knocking was getting louder and louder. Mr White ran to the living room looking for the monkey's paw but couldn't find it. Mrs White screaming “Herbert, Herbert! I'm coming!” Mr White…

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    I wish this paper was over. The Monkey’s Paw is a short horror story written by W.W. Jacobs. The story follows the White family who are given a wish granting monkey paw from Mr. White’s old army buddy. What seems to be a treasure is quickly deduced to actually be a curse. The wishes all become true, but only do so with a terrible twist of fate. Ultimately this leads to the White’s misery, and the death of their son Herbert. This classic tale has been reimagined through multiple mediums including…

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    “The Monkey’s Paw” is a short horror story with death, magic, and fate. When Mr. White receives an enchanted monkey’s paw, he is told that it will grant three wishes. He does not, however, know the twisted consequences his greed will bring. The author of this mysterious story, W.W Jacobs, develops the theme “man should not interfere with fate” by using characters actions, dialogue, and events in the story. Mr. White’s character is very curious, But he can also be considerably Reckless when it…

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    Monkey's Paw Analysis

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    paw from destroying. I feel Mr. White believes it to be precious with enormous power, which there should be no harm than blessing to keep. Taking it one step further, the act of Mr. White saving the paw prospects him to make the wish that takes away Herbert’s life. In fact, I believe without Mr. White’s intention of keeping the paw, the paw will be destroyed and therefore Herbert will not die. Apart from that, I advocate the attitude of blaming Mr. White for Herbert’s death is the fact that Mr.…

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    of the story that has the reader’s hair standing up straight. The weather in the story is “dark, cold, and wet” (1). This tells the reader that something bad might happen this day. Also the place where the story takes place in is very creepy. It says that the family lives in an isolated house next to the new cemetery. Also Mr. White says “Of all the beastly, slushy, out-of-the-way places to live in, this is the worst” (1). The action in the story also heightens the suspense.…

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    Reading There will come soft rain, and The monkey’s paw, i can say that the tone that the author is trying to put out from the stories is an eerie/creepy one. In There will come soft rain, The author is trying to put a weird tone into. They're both trying to make the reader wonder what’s going on. In There will come soft rain it is very confusing till the very end. The Story all together is very eerie feeling. The story is about a house that is running by itself. The entire story is based in…

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    Monkey's Paw

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    Have you ever received something in your life that seemed to be great, but in the end it changes your life forever? In the story “The Monkey’s Paw” by WWW.Jacobs, a family was given a paw that granted them three wishes. They made the wishes, but one particular wish resulted in their son, Herbert’s, death. Sergeant Major Morris is the most responsible for Herbert’s death which will be seen through several examples from the text. The evidence will show that Sergeant Major Morris is responsible…

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    wishes Sisley. Both of these stories end up with consequences. In the monkey's paw there are 3 more characters and there names are Herbert white as the son and Mrs.white as the wife and Sergeant-major Morris as the visitor. In the third wish there are two other characters and there names are the king of the forest, and Leila as the wife, and the swan. Some of them are almost the Sami as the main characters in the story. There are different elements in the story called monkey's paw. Mr.white gets…

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