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  • 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 “The Monkey’s Paw” is showing how Mr. White is not thinking about what he needs and is thinking about what Herbert wants when he says, “I wish for 200 pounds,” (Jacobs, 36). Mr. White was testing the paw he was not thinking straight about the…

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  • A Dizzying Blur Of Woozy Book Report

    Wang-Woo laughed indifferently. “She wouldn’t do that it would be suicide. But if she does, dispose of the children as you wish . . .” His voice trailed off. I shivered. “Do you want me to untie them?” Bane asked. “No. They’ll sleep until you reach the mine. Chance, look at me.” Reluctantly, he gazed into Mr. Wang-Woo’s eyes. “You’re sleepy—very sleepy. You yearn for rest. Slumber wraps you in its silky embrace and holds you there as you close your eyes.” I watched Chance’s eyes flutter for a…

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  • Be Careful What You Wish For Analysis

    The Detriment of a Wish Literature Galen College of Nursing The quote, "Be careful what you wish for," has become such a colloquialism. It is generally used as a warning before destruction, yet it is an off handed response that allows for people to give heed to others without being specific. This quote is also used to give a general warning to a large group of people: unspecific warning. Most times people are wishing for things that add the glitter and glam to the doldrums of life. The…

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  • Wish You Well Character Analysis

    disappearing, in comes a natural gas company Southern Valley. Their snooping on Louisa’s land leads to an explosion that kills Lou and Oz’s friend Diamond Skinner (although this is not discovered until later). And in time an offer is made to Louisa Mae to sell her land to the company. She refuses and the locals become mad because they wish for the economic prosperity and jobs they see in the hope of the new company. People burn the Cardinal’s barn and Louisa suffers from a stroke as she watches…

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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…

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  • W. W Jacobs The Monkey's Paw

    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 swan. Some of them are…

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  • 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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  • Poem Analysis: Their Eyes Were Watching God

    DALE I know everything. ANDY I doubt that. DALE Do you think it was coincidence that after that happened, your Aunt started sending you care packages. ANDY She sent me one or maybe two but now that I think about it none of them contained a single baked good. DALE She thought she was the last wish-maker in the family and then you happened. You lit someone’s hair on fire just by saying wish granted. ANDY I got expelled from that school and then sent to another boarding school. No one would let me…

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  • The Monkey's Paw Book Analysis

    The monkey's paw essay “The Monkey's Paw” was written by W.W Jacobs in 1902.This story is about the White family and how they received the monkey's paw that made twisted wishes.Mr.White decided to use the monkey’s paw in a greedy way and something tragic happen. The overarching theme of this story is to be more thoughtful of what you wish for.A cinematic version of this story was created in 2011.The film and the text have several similarities and differences, such as Herbert dying because…

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  • The Monkey's Paw Analysis

    The father had thought it was a game: he should have just let Sergeant- Morris burn it in the fire place and none of this would of happened. The myth of the historic Monkey’s Paw was really true, the family of three had to find out the hard way. They didn’t respect what was told to them. They should take into consideration that wrongs don’t make a right when a person is giving you knowledge about something that is real serious. The innocent family who started off as calm and cool ended up as a…

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