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    Doyle). In the short story “The Monkey’s Paw” by William Wymark Jacobs, our imagination certainly plays a part in our emotions while reading. The short story was about a man who uses a monkey’s paw to change his fate, sort of like a genie in a bottle. The man soon finds out that changing fate comes at a price. While “The Monkey’s Paw” is a typical horror story, it fits so well with the horror genre because of the suspense the story creates, the setting choices, and the source of horror. One way that "The Monkey’s Paw” exemplifies the horror genre was through creating suspense. When Mr. White had insisted on wishing upon the monkey’s paw even after Sergeant-Major Morris pitches…

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    Imagine a magical charm given to you that grants 3 wishes. Before wishing, think about the consequences you will have to face. In a mystery and suspenseful way, it sounds like supernatural events waiting to happen . That’s exactly what “The Monkey’s Paw” is all about; magical charm, supernatural events, and suspense. These are characteristics stated in the horror genre. According to the characteristics of the horror genre and the style of Jacob’s writing, “The Monkey’s Paw” is scarier than the…

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    The Monkey’s Paw was a short story written by W. W. Jacobs. The story took place in England, inside Laburnam Villa during the 1900’s. The setting of the story not critical to the storyline. The story could have taken place anywhere and have the same outcome. The Monkey’s Paw is a dark scary story about death and changing the fate of a loved one through magic. The story is full of suspense. The protagonist in the story could be the mother, father and son. They seem to be a loving family…

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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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    The Monkey’s Paw is all about a family and what happens with their lives after running across a Monkey’s paw with three wishes for three people who get a hold of it. The Monkey’s Paw has twists throughout the story and shows that the characters have some fate, family love, and shows that they care for there son. The family in the story has many ups and downs with the monkey’s paw and can get anything they want but will have bad actions coming at them soon. The Whites have trust in each other…

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    Mystery of the monkey’s paw By:Elsie Wassmer “Be careful what you set your heart upon, for it will surely be yours” (Baldwin 3). Does this quote have anything to do with The Monkey’s Paw, or was the story all one coincidence. Well you can decide that for yourself but in the story there are a few important details that might uncover what the author is trying to say. The Monkey’s Paw is about a man named Mr.White. He one day comes across an old dried up monkey paw, a man named Sergeant…

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    Monkey's Paw Fate

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    W.W Jacobs, author of countless tales, is well known for his comedic and horror genre stories. “The Monkey’s Paw” is his most popular horror story with various critical essays analyzing each detail Jacobs presents. A majority of these essays present the theme of fate and its dire consequences when meddled with. This story perfectly embodies the saying, “Be careful what you wish for,” because fate does not abide by one’s rules. Fate is seen as a supernatural phenomenon unable to be controlled…

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    The Monkey's Paw Summary

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    An Analyzes of “The Monkey’s Paw” “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs it’s a science fiction a magical monkey paw that it an change a life from one day to another. It takes place in a cold winter night its dark outside and mystery. Theirs three separate men could each have three wishes from the monkeys paw. The three wishes takes place in three different times and different places it’s a mystery. The three wishes can get granted and change their life’s. The setting of the monkeys paw it’s so…

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    Monkey's Paw Analysis

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    The Monkey’s Paw: Who’s to Blame The Monkey’s Paw is a fairytale about a monkey’s paw that can grant three wishes to three people. It is tragedy that a young man, Herbert has lost his life after his dad, Mr. White grants a wish for 200 pounds. Moreover, I believe Mr. White, who insists keeping the monkey’s paw, ignores the warnings from the Sergeant and behave in a greedy manner are the three reasons to explain why he is to be blamed. First of all, I blame Mr White for the death of Herbert…

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    W.W. Jacob’s short story “The Monkey’s Paw”, showed the devastation and suffering when one tries to control their own fate. The White family suffered severe misery throughout this short story. But who is to blame? Many people are to blame for the sorrow and misery the Monkey’s Paw allocated, but the person who started all of this pain for the White family is Sergeant-Major Morris, because he as the one who brought the paw to the family, he made the paw seem interesting, and because he was als…

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