The Horror In The Monkey's Paw

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The Horror in the Monkey’s Paw The Monkey’s Paw, is a horror masterpiece. Written by W. W. Jacobs’, The short story has three main aspects, the first wish, the second wish, and the last. The Monkey’s Paw goes into all the necessary elements in the horror genre, such as setting, belief/disbelief, suspense, theme, and more. Setting is always important in horror story’s, no less from The Monkey’s Paw. “Without, the night was cold and wet,” (Jacobs 1) The setting adds suspense into the story from the first sentence and also gives it a darker tone. “ but in the small parlor of Laburnum Villa the blinds were drawn and the fire burned brightly.” (Jacobs 2) The two sentences contrast each other, while giving the sense of warmth but also suspense
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