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    next story is “The Third Wish.” which is about a man that frees a swan that is in trouble that turns out to be the king of the forest. He grants him three wishes also. They both have three wishes in the stories but, in “The Third Wish.” Mr.Peters. Does not use the third wish. This paragraph is going to about the differences of the stories, “The Monkey’s Paw”, and “The Third Wish.”. So the differences of the moods are “The Monkey’s Paw.” is horror. The “The Third Wish” was happy

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    careful what you wish for, as the reasons for war get confused. One person can be very clear in their motives, but others can have different agendas” (Scott, np). Is a quote that shows examples of how and what we can wish for is enquiring different motives for everyone, because everyone has their own agendas. Everyone one in life definitely doesn’t want the same thing out of what they do. In both of the short stories, Monkey’s Paw and The Third Wish, the main characters all wish for something, but

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    Comparing “The Monkey's Paw” with “The Third Wish” “ The Third Wish” and “The Monkey’s Paw” are similar stories that share the same lesson of life, the main characters both got the 3 wishes, and they tried to do what was right. Both stories almost share the same life lesson also about love and thinking before you speak or wish. “The Third Wish”ended off nice and peacefully after his death where he was holding a feather and a leaf. In “The Third WIsh” Mr.Peters was a very sweet man because he did

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    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

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    famous, and happy but he can’t come up with his first wish. He and his wife decided to wish for two hundred pounds of money, he holds up the paw in his right hand and wishes. That night he sat alone by the fire and strangely he starts seeing faces in the fire and the last one he sees is a horrible monkey-like face, he puts the fire off and goes to bed. That next morning after their son goes to work, they start saying how the idea that their wish was going to come true was nonsense and they didn’t believe

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    Activity 2.7.5: Informative Essay Body Paragraphs Have you ever wondered what the theme or the background of a story and how it was made? It starts when you learn the cause and effect of the story. Such as in “the Monkeys Paw” and “the Tell-Tale Heart” and discovering how the story was made. In both the stories it builds suspense leaving the audience wondering what’s going to happen next. In “The Monkeys Paw” the cause-and-effect relationship starts off when the White family gets their hands on

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    Performance Task- Thrill of Horror The Monkey’s Paw, a story about granting the things that are wished for, but also being aware of the the things that you wish for. But whoever could have known that these wishes also come with a price, a price so immense in size that it may have the power to change your life forever. The Monkey's Paw, written by W.W. Jacobs, is a story about a mystical charm. A monkey's paw that is brought into the home of the White family by Sergeant Major Morris, who has served

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    “The Tell Tale Heart” and “The Monkeys Paw” are two short stories that have a cause and effect with events that leave the reader in a state of suspense. In all walks of life, we cause, deal with, and are involved in situations that deal with cause and effect. Our reactions to situations greatly affect the outcome. In stories, whether they are fantasy or non-fiction, characters are also faced with the consequences of their actions. The characters in “The Tell Tale Heart” and “The Monkeys Paw” have

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    Have you ever heard the saying, “Be careful what you wish for, you might get it?” W.W. Jacobs, the author of “The Monkey’s Paw,” writes a short story about The White family’s friend, Sergeant Major Morris, throwing the Monkey’s Paw in the fire due to the bad luck that it brought him, but Mr. White picked it up out of the fire and had three wishes that were granted to him. This short story is about the White family’s quest to fix what their first wish brought them. Jacobs utilizes the literary elements

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    Books are great, but what makes a book good? One of the factors is the technique the author uses and how they use it. Lots of stories use descriptive writing to develop the setting like in the stories “The Monkey’s Paw”, and “Treasure of Lemon Brown”. In the short story “The Monkey’s Paw” the author uses descriptive adjectives to further the setting of the story and create mood. One way the author foreshadows, and sets the mood at the same time is when he wrote: “Of all the beastly, slushy, out-of-the-way

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    careful what you wish for it will surely be yours” (Baldwin 3). One of the ways is when the Whites wished for 200 pounds to pay off their home. How they got the money was by way of their son. He died at work due to falling into the machines. The Whites got a settlement for his death. It was 200 pounds which was the same amount the Whites had wished for. The Whites were sad but thought it was a coincidence. The second wish was to get their son back. Mrs. White made Mr. White wish for her son

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    “The Monkey’s Paw” by W.W. Jacobs and “What of this Goldfish Would You Wish?” by Egaret Keret are both exciting fictional short stories that engage the reader. There are many differences as well as similarities between the two stories. Overall, the two stores are more diverse. The differences lie in the areas of character traits and plot. Even though “The Monkey’s Paw” and “What of this Goldfish Would You Wish?” have many similarities, evidence shows the two stories have less in common. Many of

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    with Sergeant-Major telling the story of the initial man who possessed the monkey’s paw. He states, “I don’t know what the first two were, but the third was death,” implying that the wishes ended up so bad that the man requested death for his third wish. This is the first sign of someone attempting to interfere with faith and not liking the results. After Sergeant-Major tells the story, he begins to dangle the talisman over the fire when Mr. White asks for it. Sergeant Major then states, “I threw

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    but he also brought the story of The Monkey’s Paw, which was a legend that said that the three people who were in possession of the monkey’s paw were granted three wishes. Mr. White received the monkey’s paw from Sargent Major and decided to make a wish. The course of his events, documented in the story, were soon made into a movie. The movie was very similar to the book, but it also had its differences. The setting, characters’ actions, and the characters themselves were all d. The first main difference

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    wishes. The message would be the same as this quote, "Be careful what you wish for, you may receive it." --Anonymous. The message of this story, is the danger wishes. It is explained by the Sergeant-Major, the man who brought the monkey’s paw from India, that you will get your wish naturally, however that it carries consequences. He states that he know not what one man wished for, but he does know what his third wish was, the wish was for death. The whites take the paw thinking it will be nothing but

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    Monkey's Paw Theme

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    The “Monkey’s Paw” is a short story of a close knitted family’s relationship being torn apart by a magical monkey’s paw that can grant any wish. The effects of the wishes are drastic and symbolic. W.W. Jacobs uses the monkey’s paw in “The Monkey’s Paw” as an important symbol for fate and how it is meant to be left alone, and to separate human desire from reality. The main theme of the “Monkey's Paw” is fate, and how if fate is tampered with, it will reciprocate, essentially in the form

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    them a wish. This adds to the many stupid decisions they made in the short story.Sergeant Major Morris told the White family that if they were going to make a wish make a wish that is reasonable. Unfortunately, the White family ignored another of his warning and wished for money. Even though they were using the money for a good cause, they never considered the consequences that would come with it." ‘If you could finish paying for the house you’d be quite happy, wouldn’t you?’ Herbert said. ‘Wish for

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    did a documentary on what people would wish for. “If you found a talking goldfish that granted you three wishes, what would you wish for,” Yonatan asked, this to different people and record them telling him. Yonatan didn’t disgrace anyone by their looks, or culture, he accepted all people, moreover wanted to show how diverse we are. Being this way, he did run into troubles here and there.One person, Sergei, accidently killed him, but, saved him with his last wish. Sergei did have a magic goldfish, who

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    Devil and Tom Walker, they both speak of families making wishes, but their greedy decisions teach a lesson. In their stories their themes include: Dealing with the Supernatural, Be Careful What You Wish For, and Greed Gets You Nowhere. William Wymark Jacobs believes that one must be careful for what to wish for. Sometimes getting what is wanted is not really what is one had thought of it to be. One who wishes for something does not always realize what the consequences may be.

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    Death approached Herbert white and that poor old man . You should always be careful what you wish for, and who you trust. You never know what you can do when you have things in your hand perhaps a paw or even a lantern, you just never know ! Trust me fear, suspense, surprise and mystery occurred a lot in “ Tell-Tale Heart”and “The Monkey's Paw” . Wouldn't you like to know, but remember be careful who you trust. “ Mwuhahahaha “ Let's start with the suspense in “Tell Tale heart “, the author said that

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