The Monkey's Paw

The Monkey's Paw
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The Monkey's Paw short story

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  • Hark at the wind.
  • Exposition
  • Check.
  • Rising Action
  • I wish for 200 pounds!
  • I threw it on the fire. I f you keep it, don't blame me for what happens. Pitch it on the fire again like a sensible man.
  • Rising Action
  • How much?
  • 200 pounds.
  • Mr.White and Herbert are playing chess and Mrs.White is knitting. Mr.White lose the game because of a fatal mistake of moving his King.
  • Climax
  • I wish my son dead again!
  • Sgt. Mj. Morris arrives and he tell the Whites abou the paw and after that he throws in the fire but Mr.White takes it and Mj. Morris warns him about the consequences for a wish. But then Mr.White wishes for 200 pounds.
  • Falling Action
  • Don't let it in.
  • Herbert goes do work and does not come back. A good looking man arrives saying that Herbert died. He gives the Whites 200 pounds for the work that Herbert did for the factory.
  • Resolution
  • Mrs.White goes downstairs to let the "thing" in while Mr.White searches for the paw. Just as Mrs.white unlocks the door , Mr.White makes his final wish.
  • BANG!
  • The knocking stops and Mrs.White opens the door and sees nothing. After that she wails in disappointment
  • Silence....
  • Mr.White rushes downstairs to Mrs.White. They go out and past the gate to a dessert street.
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