The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs

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1. W.W. Jacobs

1.1. He is best known for one of his ghoulish tales such as The Monkey's Foot, included in the storybook The Lady of the Barge.

2. Summary

2.1. Chapter 1:

2.1.1. a poor family but unity

2.2. Chapter 2:

2.2.1. the monkey paw is magic and does strange things

2.3. Chapter 3:

2.3.1. they talk about the monkey´s paw they have no money so they ask for the wish of having thirty thousand pounds, Mr White saw that the paw was moving,

2.4. Chapter 4:

2.4.1. the monkey´s paw was on a little table near the window, but nobody looked at it and nobody thought about it, again they were arguing and Herbert said he was going to work.

2.5. Chapter 5:

2.5.1. talks about the fact that Mr Maw and Meggins went to Mr and Mrs White´s house to tell them about an accident,

2.6. Chapter 6:

2.6.1. When Mr. White made his first wish, he did not stop to think about the consequences that greed and selfishness would have at that moment. ... In this way, in the end they end up asking for it to disappear

2.7. Chapter 7:

2.7.1. probably that was Mr. White's wish or for everything to go back to the way it was before finding the monkey foot

3. Author

4. Wish + Past

4.1. Mr Morris:

4.1.1. he money they need to finish paying the mortgage on the house.

4.2. Family:

4.2.1. The first wish that Mr. White asks for is two hundred pounds 1 to pay off some debts he owed. ... The second wish is granted when Mrs. White asks her husband to use the monkey paw to revive Herbert

5. Moral of the Story

5.1. the events of destiny have a reason in life, no matter how painful and difficult they may be.

6. Opinions

6.1. I liked reading because I learned a word that I did not know