When they let there curiosity get the best of them something bad happend.
In both "Pandora's Box" and "The Monkeys Paw" curiosity ruled. But in "Pandora Box" Pandora hid the box under her bed to try to stop the curiosity. On the other hand, in "The Monkeys Paw", the cahartes just left the paw out in the open
Pandora was made to punish Prometheus and the monkeys paw was made to show people fate