In the story Pandora's Box and the story The Monkey's Paw the two characters use curiosity. In Pandora's Box, Pandora is curious to see what is inside the box because she heard something in it. In the Story The Monkey's Paw the wife is curious to see what would happen if she wished for her son back with the paw.
In both story's the two woman are told not to do something. In Pandora's box Pandora is told not to open the box. In The Monkeys Paw the wife is told not to wish for any more things.
lets both do it
One difference is that the story Pandora's Box the message is positive. In the story The Monkeys Paw The message is negative. The two story's are the opposite of each other.
Another difference in the two story's is in Pandora's Box when Pandora wants to open it but Zeus doesn't want her to . In the Monkeys Paw the wife and the father want to see what would happen if they wished for their son back. Only one of them in Pandora's box want to open it and in The Monkeys Paw they both want to use the paw.