The Monkeys Paw Storyboard

The Monkeys Paw Storyboard

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Storyboard Text

  • Exposition
  • It was a dark and rainy night at the Whites' home. Characters Herbert, Mr. White, and Mrs. White are introduced.
  • Conflict
  • Family friend Sergeant Major Morris visits and explains that this monkey paw has three wishes and whoever uses them is cursed.
  • Rising Action
  • A man from Meg and Maws arrives and tells Mrs. White that her son has died and gives 200 pounds in compensation. Coincidentally, Mr.White had wished 200 pounds before.
  • Mr. White hears Mrs. White unlocking the door and finds the paw to make his last wish.
  • Climax
  • "Don't let it in" (Jacobs 380).
  • *KNOCK*
  • *KNOCK*
  • *KNOCK*
  • After making the third wish, knocking stops.
  • Falling Action
  • Resolution
  • Door opens and Mr. White rushes to Mrs. White's side to see a quiet and empty street.
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