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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

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