Examples Of Foreshadow

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“The Monkey’s Paw”, written by W. W. Jacobs, is a story about an actual monkey’s paw that is used by the characters to make wishes granted, but it begins to create tension in the story. The wishes becomes dangerous and people begin to die do to the bad luck of the monkey’s paw. The author uses foreshadowing to create tension and suspense among the characters. The author uses foreshadow several times to create tension among the characters and in the story. For example during the chess game initially the weather is foreboding as Mr. White calls attention to the wind of the storm outside. This way Mr. White has a better chance of distracting Herbert from the game so that he won't notice the mistake that Mr. Herbert has made in their chess game. “Mr. Whites imoetuous move of his chess piece, which he realizes to late will allow Herbert to “check” his king foreshadows his first and second wishes on the Monkey’s Paw, which he also does not take the time to think through”. In other words Mr. White does not really think much before he does something. For example when Mr. White makes his wishes he just …show more content…

the story is taken place in a remote village where there are only two houses inhabited. This shows that the place is really small and that there is not many people living there. The author uses the two houses as the setting to create suspense. The way in that there only are two house s inhabited makes the reader curious of why there is not many people living in the village. When Mr. White is playing chess with his son Herbert there is also suspense shown, during the chess game initially the weather is forbiting as Mr. White calls attention to the wind of the storm outside. This part of the story is describing the setting of the story at the time. When the author mentions the storm and the wind outside of the house he is making the story more interesting and creating suspense to the

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