Monkey's Paw

Monkey's Paw

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Storyboard Description

language arts project

Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • How dangerous could it really be??
  • The paw is dangerous!! 
  • Rising Action
  • I don't see the 200 pounds and I bet I never will!!
  • Climax
  • I'm so sorry, but... Your son got caught in a machine at work... but the company felt bad and you are receiving 200 pounds. My condolences.
  • Oh no! Our poor Herbert!
  • Sargent Morris brings the Monkey's Paw to Mr. White explaining how dangerous it could be and the consequences the other owners had to face.
  • Falling Action
  • Herbert is skeptical of the monkey paw's power and jokes about the wish his father made before going off to work.
  • Resolution
  • My dear Herbert is home!! Just a second dear!
  • *Knock Knock*
  • A man from the company that Herbert works at come's to the White household and tells his parents that Herbert had gotten caught in a machine and they are receiving 200 pounds for their loss. Which ironically was the first wish Mr. White made. 
  • Literary Term- Irony
  • What amazing weather we're having! It was definitely the perfect time for me to take you out!
  • As Mrs. White is grieving throughout the night, Mr. White hears her and asks what is wrong, she then begs him to wish for their son back using the monkey's paw, knowing there are certain consequences. It takes a while but after much convincing Mr. White wishes for his son back.
  • Ah yes! Why haven't I thought of this before?! Wish for our son back with the monkey's paw!!
  • You know how dangerous that could be? Please just come back to bed!
  • Mr. White was upstairs in the bedroom and was fearful of what was behind the door, so as Mrs. White is in a hurry to get downstairs, Mr. White uses his last wish to wish Herbert back to his grave. 
  • Expression of feelings during a situation but meaning the opposite of what is said.
  • Yeah right lady! My fur is getting all wet.
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