The setting is a cold and wet night in the parlor with the fire burning brightly Text Evidence: Without, the night was cold and wet, but in the small parlor of the laburnum villa the blinds were drawn and the fire burned brightly.
Your Son Has Died...
Mrs White was thinking that her son would have more funny remarks when he gets back from work on the magical paw Text Evidence: "Herbert will have some more of his funny remarks, I expect, when he comes home."
It Twisted My Hand!
The mood in the scene is scary since Mrs White's son came back to life as a zombie and wants to open the door Text Evidence: The Knocking ceased suddenly although the echoes of it were still in the house. He heard the chair drawn back, and the door opened.
Sounds Like The Arabian Nights
Hold It Up In Your Right Hand And Wish
The theme of the Monkey's Paw is be careful for what you wish for. Text Evidence: "I wish for two hundred pounds", "He was caught in the machinery"
Mr White said the monkey's paw twisted his hand like a snake. Text Evidence: "As I wished, it twisted in my hand like a snake
Mrs White thinks that wishing on the paw sounds like the Arabian Nights "Sounds like the Arabian Nights"