Mr. White In The Monkey's Paw

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Mr.White, in the short story “The Monkey’s Paw”, is quite greedy. For example, he is warned about the paw, but he feels that the story Morris told him is over exaggerated and it won’t hurt him to wish upon it. He is unappreciative of the things Herbert has provided him. Mr. White’s misery is overwhelming as he grieves over Herbert’s death as well as his stupid decision to wish upon the paw in the first place. Unlike his Mrs.White, Mr. White realizes he should have never brung trouble by wishing for the money or to bring Herbert back to life. Mr.White has begun to realize his mistake, but out of sympathy for his wife he wishes his son back to life. Mr. White fears that his son has become a horribly evil, disfigured being, after the wish to bring
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