The setting of he story is the White’s house in England. The situation is that they are waiting on a visitor. The characters are Mr. and Mrs. White, Herbert, and Sergeant-Major Morris.
Where is the paw!
Our Protagonist(s) in the Monkey’s Paw are Mr. and Mrs. White. The Antagonist is The Monkey’s Paw itself.
Herbert talks Mr. White into wishing for 200 pounds. A day later Herbert gets caught in the machinery at the place he works and the company gives Mr. White 200 pounds. Mr. White wishes for his son back and thy hear a knock at the door.
Nobody is at the door!
Mr. White wishes for whatever is at the door to go away.
Mrs. White opens the door and the streets are deserted.
We know that nobody is getting in the house because is at the door.