Well, I don't see the money, and I bet I never shall.
Caught in the machinery...?!
They admit no liability at all, but in consideration of your son's services, they wish to present you with a certain sum as compensation.
Go down and get it quickly and wish our boy alive again.
YOU ARE MAD!
Mr. White uses the Monkey's Paw to wish for two-hundred pounds. This scene is important to the story because it leads to the death of Herbert.
Hebert dies in the machinery at his job, Mr. and Mrs. White are payed two-hundred pounds for compensation. The scene is crucial to the story because it shows that the monkeys paw works.
Mrs. White is grieving over her son and wants Mr. White to wish him back, and Mr. White is angry. This scene is important because it is right before the climax of the story and it sets the ending in motion.