Monkeys Paw

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  • Exposition of The Monkeys Paw
  • Conflict and Raising Action
  • Climax
  • Setting: A home in the middle of the 1800's in England Situation/Climate: Mysterious Monkeys Paw makes the family greedy Characters: Herbert, Sargent-Major Morris, Mrs. White, Mr. White
  • Falling Action
  • Conflict: Sargent-Major Morris gives the White family a Monkeys paw that grants 3 wishes, the family doesn't know what to wish for and if it'll work Rising action: They argue over what to wish, They wish for 200 pounds and the next day they get 200 pound compensation for Herbert dying.
  • Resolution
  • The wife makes the husband wish for her son back and then the husband wishes his son to go away.
  • Theme
  • The husband goes outside and the person knocking is gone, his wish came true
  • Sargent-Major Morris was right about the Paw, it should've been burned in the fire. 
  • The Theme of The Monkeys Paw is that people are, in nature, greedy and will often destroy themselves through their own wants.
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