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  • Comparing The Monkey's Paw And The Third Wish

    Have you ever wondered what you would wish for if you got three wishes and what the wishes outcome would be? Well in the stories “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W Jacobs on page 85 and “The Third Wish” by Joan Aiken on page 101 found out what it would be like and the outcome was not what they were inspecting. The purpose of this essay is to show the differences and similarities between “The Monkey’s Paw” and “The Third Wish” on what the characters wished for and why, what was their third wish and its consequences then the mood of the stories. The first difference between the stories are what the characters are wishing for and why but there is also a similarity in their second. The Whites first wish is for a thousand dollars or two hundred pounds so they can pay off the house on page 91. The consequence of this wish is that Herbert their son at work gets killed by machinery than a stranger comes while the Whites are waiting for Herbert to come home for breakfast. The stranger tells them the bad news on page 93. But because his work is sorry for their loss they give them a thousand dollars or two hundred pounds. So their wish was granted but as a consequence they lost their son. But because they are alone and are sad that he died their second wish is for him alive again because they are…

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  • The Monkey's Paw And The Third Wish

    Dare to Wish Do wishes come true? Are wishes really? The short stories The Monkey’s Paw and The Third Wish the wishes come true and are real. The Monkey’s Paw and The Third Wish are different in many ways, but are similar in some ways. For example the object used for wishes are were different, the person gave the object. There is one similarity is the wish granted. The items they used for wishes are different. For instance in The Monkey’s Paw the Whites giving a monkey paw to wish on. In…

    Words: 272 - Pages: 2
  • Theme Of What Of This Goldfish Would You Wish

    desires of wanting is different from needing a wish that is beneficial. The theme of wishing for what is needed and wanted goes to the stories “The Monkey’s Paw” “What of this Goldfish, Would You Wish?” and “The Three Brothers.” These texts show different outcomes towards the theme and how all the choices affected the characters. Authors show the progression of the theme of focusing on what is needed rather than wanting through thinking, doing what is right, and knowing the consequences. In…

    Words: 1109 - Pages: 5
  • What Is Make A Wish Foundation's Wish?

    cancer and heart diseases. There are so many conditions and diseases that could kill a kid. Those kids inspired Make a Wish foundation. Chris Greicius was a seven year old boy who had a dream of becoming a police officer so he could “catch the bad guys”. But, at the age six he learned that he was not going to live long enough to pursue his dream. But, that did not stop Chris from becoming a little police officer. Chris was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of seven. Leukemia is a cancer of…

    Words: 951 - Pages: 4
  • I Wish For Lots Of Money In The Monkey's Paw

    I wish for lots of money Wouldn’t it be amazing if your wish could come true? I believe that most people would have their wishes. In the story “The Monkey’s Paw”, Mr. White can make three wishes after he gets the monkey’s paw. Unfortunately, his son is died after he makes the first wish. At the ended of story, he can’t get everything he want because he doesn’t think the consequence before he makes wish. Since the strange events might happen, I still want to make a wish. My grandmother tells me…

    Words: 788 - Pages: 4
  • W. W Jacobs The Monkey's Paw

    get three wishes. Mr.white uses his wishes rashinoly. In “The Third Wish” the main character mr.peters, also is granted three wishes. He wished of his 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…

    Words: 662 - Pages: 3
  • Love For A Soulless Thing Is Not Love Analysis

    Book 8, Section 2 – “Love for a soulless thing is not called friendship, since there is no mutual loving, and you do not wish good to it. For it would presumably be ridiculous to wish good things to wine; the most you wish is its preservation so that you can have it. To a friend, however, it is said, you must wish goods for his own sake” (Aristotle, 426). Premise 1: Friendship requires mutual loving. Premise 2: Soulless things do not love. Premise 3: Friendship requires reciprocated wishing of…

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  • Monkeys Paw Symbolism

    The Monkey’s Paw begins with the white family waiting for Sergeant major Morris to arrive from his “adventurous” trips. As Sergeant Morris and the whites were talking Mr. White started talking about the monkey 's paw and Sergeant Morris explained that it was a “bit of might be called magic”. But it wasn 't good magic perhaps. Sergeant Morris warned Mr. White about the dangerous magic it had and threw it on the fire, but Mr. White took it out and kept it. Morris told him if he ever wished, he…

    Words: 1104 - Pages: 5
  • The Monkey's Paw Analysis

    ancient Monkey’s Paw. Sergeant- Morris told them a curse was put on the Monkey’s Paw by an Old Fakir which means a holy man. You were granted three wishes if you had the Monkey’s Paw. Sergeant- Morris was just going to burn the Monkey’s Paw but as he began to throw it in there fire place the father asked to keep it. Sergeant- Morris told him if he must wish, wish for something sensible which means simple. Mr. White’s first wish was for two- hundred pounds. They thought it wasn’t working because…

    Words: 801 - Pages: 4
  • Crippled Hair-Personal Narrative

    “We know you are the famous serial killer William Chesterford, you have nowhere to go,” said the second officer who was the deputy. William was confused, he panicked and ran for the exit at the back of the store, all three officers ran after him. William barely made it through the exit in time to escape, as soon as William went out that door he sprinted for home. He got home in less than five minutes, when he went through his front door William loudly said,” I wish for all of the police in this…

    Words: 1614 - Pages: 7
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