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The Monkey's Paw

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2011

    The Paws Wishes

    The Monkey's Paw is aa very good book. I give it 3 out of 5 stars. It is filled with mystery and suspence. The White family recieves a Monkey's Paw from Sergeant Major Morris filled withthree wishes. they don't know one problem, it is cursed.
    Unfortuante events strike after each wish. The last wish is the haredest decisoiona parent could make. The wishes seem like they are a coincidence almost. The reasons are not good quite bad actually.
    The story is good but has its issues. the story was published in 1902, so the words are hard to understand. It alsogets boring in the beginning. Its slow to start, he's playing chess. so it is very misleading.
    I did enjoy the ending of the story. I believe Mr. White made the best decisoion for his family. Mrs. White was being very greedy, and was only looking out for himself. Mr. and Mrs. White should have never made their first wish. The Sergeant said the Monkey's Paw is evil.
    The book was overall very good. Every book has its up and downs, but this book has very few downs. It has myster, horro, and sadness. The downs are not many. Basically, word choce, and at times, boring. The Monkey's Paw is a very good book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2011

    Unfortunate Wishes

    Monkey¿s Paw is an interesting story about a man who makes a sad mistake when he uses the paw for his three wishes even though he was warned. The story was written by W.W Jacobs Description and summary of main points It is about an evil talisman that takes a man¿s son away for good. He was warned that the talisman was evil but still made his wishes and they backfired and made him and his wife miserable I would suggest this story to a reader that likes to read books that have intense moments in their books and somewhat of scary moments. In conclusion Monkey¿s Paw is a good story for many to read. If u start reading this book you won¿t want to put it down. The book has some intense moments and the conclusion is shocking. The author was W.W Jacobs If you like to read you should get Monkey¿s Paw by W.W Jacobs it is an interesting book and has many exciting moments that will leave you astonished at some of the parts leave you shocked.

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