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The Monkey's Paw

The Monkey's Paw


by W.W. Jacobs

The Monkey's Paw: Symbols True or False

1. How does the paw symbolize guilt? -> Guilt over having a home
2. How does the paw symbolize anxiety? -> Anxiety over big things
3. What does Herbert think he sees in the fire? -> Wood
4. When we first meet Herbert and his dad, what game are the playing? -> Cribbage
5. At the end, who is not willing to take a risk? -> Mr. White