"The Monkey's Paw" By W.W. Jacobs

"The Monkey's Paw" By W.W. Jacobs

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Plot Elements

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  • Exposition
  • You might win next time dear
  • Main Conflict
  • Nooo!
  • This paw is evil better let it burn
  • Rising Action
  • Wish for 200 pounds
  • That couldn't hurt us could it?
  • Wish for me to have 4 pairs of hands so I can get dinner ready faster
  • Our 3 main characters are introduced in the story which consists of an old couple, Mr and Mrs White, their son, Herbert.
  • Climax
  • Your son Herbert was caught in the machinery and died
  • Then a friend of Mr. White, Sergeant Major Morris, arrived at the home and started telling stories. One was about a monkey's paw that had magical powers.
  • Falling Action
  • Sergeant Major Morris had left and Mr. White had taken the paw from him and given him so me money for it.
  • Resolution
  • A messenger comes to say that Hebert was caught in the machinery and died. He said that Maw and Meggins will pay them some money to help which is 200 pounds.
  • My Son!
  • *Faints*
  • Finally in desperation Mrs. White makes her husband wish their son back to life. Finally after laying awake waiting, Mrs. White hears pounding at the door.
  • What was that?!!
  • Mrs. White ran down stairs with Mr. White at her heels. Mr. White was frantically searching for the paw on the ground and at last found it. He breathed his last wish just as Mrs. White flung the door open.
  • I found it!
  • Help me!
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