The Monkey's Paw: Comparative Analysis

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Comparative Analysis Horror has many different ways to come in a story. On Page 128 it says, “Some horror comes from inside the characters. Something goes inside, and a person turns into a monster.” The horror genre has suspense which is how unpredictable something is or the mystery. Another type of the horror genre is setting which is where the story is placed and what time it is. The last types are storyline, and characters, storyline is how the story builds up, while characters are what makes up the story. As shown there are many different ways for the horror genre. “The Tell-Tale Heart” and “The Monkey’s Paw” are similar but different. Both stories take place in a house and about the same time. The houses in both stories are pretty old and squeaky. Both stories took place around the late 1800s. The settings are also both the same because there is not much movement of places in the stories.…show more content…
In the “Monkey's Paw” the suspense it much quicker because there is not much wait in the “The Tell-Tale Heart”.The Suspense in a story makes it to where the audience is on the edge of their seat waiting to see what happens next. In the “Monkey’s Paw,” the text says, “A third knock sounded through the house.“What’s that? ” cried the old woman, starting up.“A rat,” said the old man in shaking tones—“a rat. It passed me on the stairs.”His wife sat up in bed listening. A loud knock resounded through the house. “It’s Herbert!” she screamed. “It’s Herbert!” The quote has the suspense of the story in it and the audience will want to know what happens
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