The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs

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1. Summary

1.1. Chapter 1:

1.1.1. It was an introduction to the White family, they was Mrs White, Mr White and Herbert White, they were playing chess and waiting for a friend of Mr White.

1.2. Chapter 2:

1.2.1. appear Tom Morris, an old friend of Mr White, he was a soldier in india and they start to tell strange stories about his soldier days and about a monkey's paw.

1.3. Chapter 3:

1.3.1. They try to see if the monkey's paw work, so they decide to wish, and they wish for 30.000 pounds, but they didn't get anything

1.4. Chapter 4:

1.4.1. The next day they wait, if maybe the monkey's paw is true but they got nothing

1.5. Chapter 5:

1.5.1. Herbert die in his job and Mr and Mrs White get the 30000 pounds of compensation to the family that ended in his funeral

1.6. Chapter 6:

1.6.1. They were so sad and Mrs White want to bring her son back, so they wish with the monkey's paw to bring back his dead son

1.7. Chapter 7:

1.7.1. They wait for his son, but Mr white didnt want to see him, cause he would probably come back as a corpse and not as a normal person, at the end he never appear

2. Author

2.1. W.W. Jacobs

2.1.1. was a British humorist, novelist and short story writer. He is best known for one of his ghoulish tales such as The Monkey's paw, included in the storybook The Lady of the Barge.

3. Wish + Past

3.1. Mr Morris:

3.1.1. He wish to have a cars and money

3.2. Family:

4. Moral of the Story

4.1. do not mess with what you do not know what it is, if you do you should accept the consequences.

5. Opinions

5.1. I think everything happened very quickly, maybe a little more development to the story could have been something very good for it, I did not like the uncertain ending either, but it is a good book to read in your time books since it is short enough.