“The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs 1902
Updated: 1/19/2021
 “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs 1902

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • Conflict
  • Rising Action
  • The Whites were sitting by the fire warm from the snow. Sergeant Morris showed up and showed the monkeys paw. Father and Son was scared by the paw.
  • Climax
  • Rest in peace
  • Mr, White was very curious by the paw. He wanted to see if Sergeant Morris was lying or is telling to the truth. He was about to make a wish when Sergeant Morris swat his hand away.
  • Falling Action
  • Mr.White wished for 200 pounds for curiosity. The Whites were notified that Herbert died and the compensation money was 200 pounds. Mrs. White told Mr. White to wish for Herbert to lie again.
  • Resolution
  • They both heard loud knocks at the door. Then Mrs. White remembered that the cemetery was 2 miles away. Mr. White, wished for Herbert to rest in peace.
  • The door felt quiet and Mr. White was shocked. The knocking had stopped. The door was opened by Mrs. White. When the door opened nobody was at the door.
  • Mr. White started crying and weeping. Mr. White joined Mr. White at the end of the street. While the lights at the street flickered.