Mr.White and Herbert are playing chess whiling they are waiting on Sargent Major Morris. When Major Morris shows up we talks about his time in India and shows them the monkeys Paw. Major Morris talked abouthow it’s a bad idea to use it and how one guy wished to die as his final wish.
Sargent Major Morris threw the paw into the fir and Mr.white went to go get it. Mrs.White didn’t want him to grab it out of the fire because Major Morris threw it into the fire for a reason. Morris felt guilty when he left because he didn’t want anything to happen to the family. Mr.White wished for 200 pounds.
They hear knocking at the door and Mrs. White went to look but she couldnt open it . The knocking is still going and Mr.White was still struggling to find the paw. Mrs.White is crying for Mr.White to come help her but He doesn’t want to have to see it.
Mr.White was rushing to find the paw and. Make his last wish. Mrs.White finally opens the door and sees nobody. Mrs.White was upset and crying but Mr.White saved her from seeing something different from her son.
Mr.White used his last wish to put Herbert back in his grave. He did this because he didn’t want to see his unrecognizable son and didn’t want Mrs.White to see it either.
If you walk under a ladder you get bad luck for many years. It originated 5000 years ago in Acient Egypt. When the ladder is leaning it forms a triangle and the Egyptians say that it is a sacred shape.