The Monkey's Paw

The Monkey's Paw
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Storyboard Description

Plot of the story

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • Inciting Incident
  • Only wish for sensible things if you must!
  • I will wish for 200 pounds
  • Rising Action
  • Oh no! Don't let him in!
  • I wish for Herbert to come back!
  • Please let me open the door! It's Herbert, our son!
  • knock, knock
  • Here is 200 pounds as compensation for your son's death.
  • The setting is a cold, wet night at the White's house, the main characters shown are Mr.White, Mrs. White, their son Herbert White, and Sergeant-Major Morris.
  • Climax
  • knock, knock
  • Sergeant-Major Morris shows the White family a monkey's paw that he claims will grant three wishes.
  • Falling Action
  • *silence*
  • During the rising action, Mr. White wishes for 200 pounds, but only receives it as compensation for his son's death. He also wishes for his son to come back to life, but his son comes back knocking on their door in a different form.
  • Resolution
  • You are so conceited! We are through!
  • Mr. White whispers his third and final wish from the monkey’s paw.
  • *whispers*
  • The knocking stops, and their son is gone.
  • Mr. White burns the monkey’s paw, and Mrs. White divorces him for not wishing for their son back.
  • No! Wait!
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