Sergeant Major Morris knocks on the Whites door and Mr White answers and invites him inside and then they go sit down. Sergeant Morris pulls out a monkeys paw and says that you only have 3 wishes that u can make, Mr White ask for 200 pounds.
This guy came to the whites house he had a samll bag, they sat down and talked for a bit. He told the whites that their son got into an accident and that he was dead, The whites were in disbelief and the mail guy left them a bag and it was 200 pounds.
In the climax of the story the wife want her husband to make the wish for their son to be alive. He said no and she kept hounding him to and then he finaly made the wish and then in the middle of the night they heard banging on the front door.
In the falling action, Mrs white went to the door to see who it was but Mr white ran down to stop her. It was their son, Mr White knew that he had one wish and that it was to get rid of their son. he wished for it and felt a sharp pain the he was gone
This is when they found out the after every wish they have a bad thing happen to them. When herbert the whites son die after the wished for the money and they thought it was a good idea to try to get rid of the paw.
The conflict of the story is when Mr and Mrs white arguee about making herbert come back to life. Mr white made a third wish and that he wanted all this stuff to end and that he wanted the gone.