Literary Terms
Characters
The Paw
The Author
Literary Terms (cont.)

100

Who was the Protagonist?
What is Mr. White?

100

What is Herbert's place of work?
What is the factories?

100

Who was the Monkey paw owner before the White's?
What is Sargent Major Morris?

100

What is the author's name?
What is W. W. Jacobs?

100

What/who is the antagonist?
What is the Monkey's Paw?

200

Define dialogue. Who is the dialogue between in the opening scene?
What is spoken by a character, between Herbert and Mr. White?

200

What was Mrs. White doing when the boys were playing chess?
What is knitting?

200

Describe the Monkey's paw.
What is black, small, and shriveled?

200

What does W. W. stand for?
What is William Wymark?

200

Motif
What is recurring object, concept or structure?

300

Define omniscient and tell if the narrator is?
What is all knowing and yes?

300

How long did Herbert work at the factories?
What is 21 years?

300

How many people had the paw before the Whites?
What is 2?

300

Describe the author's personality?
What is shy and quiet?

300

Tone. Give an example.
What is mood, the tone is horror?

400

What is the literary term that Sargent used when describing the Paw. Explain.
What is foreshadowing, he is implying that something bad will happen when you use the Paw.

400

What are Mr. White's feelings on the Paw?
What is dislike?

400

What happened when Mr. White made his first wish.
What is the Paw moved/twisted?

400

Who was W. W.'s father?
What is William Gage Jacobs?

400

Climax of The Monkey's Paw.
What is when the they make the second wish.

500

Mr. White's motive for making the third wish.
What is to keep the wife from seeing Herbert?

500

Describe the White's marriage.
What is happy, they seem very happy with Herbert and Mr. White seems very protective over Mrs. White?

500

Where was the Paw stored after their first wish.
What is the mantelpiece in the parlor?

500

Name one of the three magazines that published W. W.'s work.
What is The Idler, Today, and Strand?

500

In the Sargent's flashbacks where was he?
What is India?