"Well I don't see the money, and I bet I never shall."
"If you don't want it, give it to me."
"Better let it burn."
The setting was in an England house on a cold, wet, and foggy night. The dad and son were sitting in front of the fire place. "Without, the night was cold and wet, but in the small parlor...the fire burned brightly."
"I've got all I want."
When Mr.White wished for 200 pounds, Herbert bet that he would never see it. "Well I don't see the money, and I bet I never shall."
"As I wished, it twisted in my hand like a snake."
The mood of the story is ominous and spooky."It had a spell put on it by an old fakir, a very old man. He wanted to show that fate ruled peoples lives, and that those who interfered with it did so to their sorrow."
“Sounds like the Arabian Nights,”
“Hold it up in your right hand and wish aloud,” “but I warn you of the consequences.”
The theme of the story is think before you act because Mr.White didn't need to make the wishes and he knew it was cursed. " I've got all I want."
A simile from the story is when Mr.White made his first wish from the monkey's paw for 200 pounds."As I wished, it twisted in my hand like a snake."
Mrs.White used an allusion when she was listening to Sergeant Major Morris talk to Mr.White. “Sounds like the Arabian Nights,” said Mrs. White