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    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 contrast The Third Wish Mr. Peter’s got three leaves to wish on. Another dissimilarity is the person giving them the object to wish on. In The Monkey's Paw the sergeant gives the White’s a monkey paw. Unlike The Third Wish the King of the forest gave Mr.…

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    Have you ever wished for something? Wishing for things occurs though out birth shirt stories "The Monkeys Paw" and "The Third Wish". These stories are very similar in their moods and motifs but also very different. There are many similarities in the two short story's "The Monkeys Paw" and "The Third Wish". But one thing that stood out was the overall mood. The overall mood to both stories is magical because all throughout the stories that is shown. The story "The Monkeys Paw" is about this…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    As a human progresses in life, it is almost evident to that person to encounter a situation where they must sacrifice one’s happiness in order to secure another’s. This phenomena happens to occur in A Trip to Grandma’s and What of this Goldfish Would You Wish? both stories we have read in the past. It also happens to coincide with the experiences we’ve had in the past. With these stories it is shown both who a person is through their relationship with others and the sacrifices they've made. On…

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    The Make-A-Wish Foundation (MAW) has long been held in high regard for its mission of serving children with life threatening illness. Their mission helps create and/or facilitate dream experiences for these children in an effort for providing strength and hope (Grant). This case is interesting in that it addressing another aspect of the foundation; their organizational structure and culture. The largest contributors to their success are their practices, values, and shared beliefs. The influence…

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    Lance, I truly enjoyed reading your discussion about The Make a Wish Foundation. I have heard of it but have never known anyone who has participated in this non-profit organization. I read more about it online to find out exactly who they offer wishes to and read that they actually granted wishes for more than 14,000 children. That is such a significant number but it was only half of the eligible applicants. There is a need for this organization and I feel it brings hope to the child and their…

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    Make-A-Wish foundation The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a non-profit organization that grants wishes for children who have been diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions. With a large amount of donors and fundraisers held by large franchises, they are able to create a dream come true for these children (Wish.org). The Make-A-Wish Foundation was founded in 1980 by Frank Shankwitz. Shankwitz was inspired to create the Make-A-Wish Foundation because a young boy named Chris Greicius had…

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