Monkey's Paw Death Symbolism

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Imagine you could wish for anything you wanted, but someone would have to die for that wish to come true. It may have an unexpected consequence that you would have regretted that wish you have made. Edgar Allen Poe and W.W Jacobs use fate plus symbolism, but when combined results in a serious consequence. They also use fate and symbolism to put a good picture of death in your head. The Monkey's Paw and Masque Of The Red Death are both ironic and both show unexpected consequences or outcomes, plus fate played a good role in the stories.

The key was fate in both of the stories, however, the paw in “The monkey’s Paw” symbolized faith and when it moved around in Sergeant Major Morris’s hand manipulating the fate for there wantings. The fate in
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