A Literary Analysis Of 'The Monkey's Paw'

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Literary Analysis Final of “The Monkey’s Paw”

Does karma affect your life when you're greedy? In, “The Monkey's Paw,” a husband and wife lose their son due to the husband's greedy wish for money. They let greed control them and make them want more when they were already happy.
The Monkey's Paw,” is a short story about how an older couple are living a normal, happy life until a friend returns from India. With him, he brings a cursed mummified monkey paw. He warns the couple about the dangerous consequences that will come with the three wishes, but they ignore the warnings. For their first wish, they wish for two hundred pounds. They don't believe the consequences until their son dies at work, and the reward for his work there is two hundred pounds.
“The Monkey's Paw,” by W.W. Jacobs, shows us that when you’re greedy, Karma will affect your life.
The theme first appears when the couple learns about the monkey's paw and
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Mr. White stops his wife from letting their son in and makes his last wish for their son to be dead again. “At that same moment, he found the monkey's paw, and frantically breathed his last wish.” If you are greedy Karma will come back to affect you.
In, “ The Monkey’s Paw,” by W.W. Jacobs, Mr. White and Mrs White Mermaid if you are greedy, karma will come back and affect you. “The Monkey's Paw,” is a short story that tells us how karma will affect you when you're greedy. In the beginning, a couple is told of a monkey's paw with three wishes and the consequences that it carries. They greedily wish for money which leads to the death of their son. Later, they wish their son back, but when there's a knock on the door again, Mr. White wishes him dead. From this we can learn that being greedy will always get you bad karma. Mr. White learned that greed got him nowhere in life, and you won't get anywhere either. Be happy with what you have, or let Karma take it from

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