Upgrade to remove ads
The Monkey's Paw Study Guide
Notes and questions from story
Terms in this set (37)
"Without the night was cold and wet, but in the small parlor of Laburnam Villa the fire burned brightly." is an example of what?
Where did Sergeant Major Morris just return from?
What is a fakir?
What is the theme of the story?
fate rules peoples lives
How many men get how many wishes?
1 gets 3 wishes each
What happened to the previous owner?
he had wished for death
How do we know the sergeant is afraid of the paw?
because he throws it in the fire
"Well I don't see the money and I bet I never shall." is an example of what?
What is the climax of the second section of the story?
when the parents rewish herbert back
How does the opening of the third section differ from the previous two?
it opens on a sad time of herberts death
How do we know that Mr. White no longer considers the being outside his house as his son?
because he knows the wish is taken literally and herbert is a zombie
Why is there a large lapse in time between when the wish is made and the knock at the door?
because mr white doesnt want mrs white to open the door
What is the final climax of the story?
when the dead herbert was knocking at the door but mr white didnt let it in cause it was a zombie
What does the paw do in Mr. White's hand after he makes the wish?
What is the atmosphere in the beginning of the story?
a creepy cold and wet night
What are Herbert and his father playing at the beginning of the story?
Who comes to visit the White family?
sergeant major morris
What does he tell the family about the monkey's paw?
because mr white brought it up and the whole family was begging to hear it
Who put the curse on the paw?
Why did they put a curse on the paw?
to show fate rules peoples lives
What does the Sergeant do so Mr. White cannot get the paw?
throws it in the fire
What does Mr. White see in the fire before he goes to bed?
What do the White's think the nicely dressed man has come to give them? And where does he work?
the 200 pounds and maw and meggins
What news does this man bring?
that herbert got chopped up and died
What is the compensation for his death?
What is the relationship like between Mr. and Mrs. White after Herbert's death?
akward and silent
What is their second wish?
for herbert to come back to life
Why doesn't Mr. White want to make the wish for his son to come back?
because since the first wish ended badly the second one might too
How long was Herbert dead?
What is the outcome of the third wish?
herbert goes away
Who wrote "The Monkey's Paw"?
the use of clues that hint at important plot developments that are to follow in a story or drama
the reappearance of a word, phrase, stanza, or structure in any literary work
a contrast between what is stated and what is really meant, or between what is expected to happen and what actually does
the moment of highest emotional intensity in the plot
a comparison of two unlike things using like or as
a comparison of two unlike things not using the words like or as
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
The Monkey's Paw Study Guide
The Monkey's Paw
English 10th Monkey's Paw Questions
Monkey's Paw Question
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
poetry test friday the 13
test thursday thombley
thombley vocab test 2/15