Theme: think through the consequences of your actions before you do them.
When Mr. White puts his king in risky situations it shows the theme of thinking through your actions before you make them.
In this scene, Sergeant Major Morris was giving Mr. White a warning not to use the Monkey's paw but he did anyway.
This scene shows how Mr. White doesn't think about the consequences and burns his hand while retrieving the paw.
Mr. White is making his first wish even though the sergeant told him not to.
In this scene, Mr. White realizes the consequences of his actions. The consequences are that his son died because of the paw
In the final scene, Mr. White finally thinks before he acts and it works for the better.
Mrs. White is crying because she wants to see her son, Herbert, who has come back to life.
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