Major Morris comes with a Monkey's paw. A magical thing that grants you three wishes but have massive draw backs. Morris tries to warn the family about the draw backs but the family is far too interested.
Morris recomemds wishing for something small or nothing too big or valuable. Mr. white is very interested and he wishes wish for something and wants money.
Mr. White wished for 200 pounds . And the money came when a man out side came in and announced that their son died at work and the compensation was worth 200 pounds.
Mrs. White told Mr.White to wish their son back to life. he didn't like the Idea but he went ahead and did it anyways.
while their son came back to life Mr.White thought he had made a bad mistake. their son could have came back emulated. So last second he wished him away forever.
The theme is to be careful what you wish for because it might be what you get and more.