This curiosity brings destruction upon the family. Mr. White ends up begging and bribing The Sergeant into getting the monkeys paw which leads to Mr. White wishing for 200 pounds. This wish leads to Herbert dying and the Whites receiving a compensation check for 200 pounds. Sergeant Major Morris also gave the monkey’s paw to Mr. White because it was evil and the Sergeant did not want to deal with it anymore. So to get rid of it he gave it to Mr. White which also lead to the first wish and then the second wish.
One day while eating, the family spots a scarlet ibis on a tree but later it dies because of the environmental change. Later on, the older brother pushed Doodle so hard, slowly weakening Doodle and when the storm comes, as they’re running the older brother decides to ditch Doodle. Leaving Doodle behind, the older brother goes back to find Doodle who has not come back yet and the older brother sees that Doodle is bleeding from his mouth and neck causing Doodle’s death. Many people question if it is the older brother’s fault, and it is his fault because of his lack of responsibility, pushing Doodle to his limits, and how the older brother just left him in the storm. Since the brother is older than Doodle, the older brother is responsible for Doodle’s action and risks because the doctor has given a list of what not to do.
Tears of a Tiger In the novel, Tears of a Tiger, Andy Jackson chose to end his life because of Rob’s death, Keisha’s breakup, and lastly him feeling guilt and pain. Andy felt that it was his fault that Rob died in the car accident. The break-up between him and his girlfriend Keisha made Andy feel sad because he thought that Keisha was the only person in the world that cared about him but after the breakup he had no one he can trust. Another reason is the Andy felt guilt and pain. he felt guilty because of the death best friend, Rob.
Dove gave Johnny a cracked crucible to make a silver basin (for John Hancock) which caused Johnny’s hands to be crippled. The obvious distress that is caused by this is the pain in Johnny’s hand, but other things happen too. Johnny also loses his ability to smith silver. Therefore it causes the entire Lapham family to most likely lose some amount of money. It even said in the book that Johnny knew he was what “brought food to the Laphams’ table.” Another way that pride hurts people in the book is that Johnny degrades people.
She had a feeling that something horrid was to happen. An officer knocked on their door. He said, “Your son was caught in the meat grinder. We are woeful of your loss.” He handed the husband £2,000 for compensation. The wife was distraught.
He came to tell Mr. and Mrs. White that their son was dead. He got caught in machinery while working. Maw and Meggins , the place where the Whites son was employed, claimed no responsibility and wanted to give the Whites a small compensation of 200 pounds. The Whites were devastated by the death of their son. The days to follow were full of fear that something else bad was going to happen.
Many stories in time have similar character types. In“The Monkey’s Paw” and “The Third Wish,” the stories have two characters that have some similarities as well as differences in the stories. In “The Monkey’s Paw,” Mr. White and his family receive a magical monkey’s paw from a friend. The paw grants three wishes, but wishers need to be wary of the consequences. Mr. White’s wish goes awry, accidentally killing his son.
John Andrie 3-8-13 Mrs.Turse English 1 Doodle’s Death Have you ever felt responsible for something that happened to someone? I know a 14 year old country boy who does. He has the weight of 40 elephants on his shoulders. Knowing his brothers death was his entire fault, but it wasn’t! Even though it seemed like he pushed his little brother Doodle too far he, was just trying to help him by making a normal person.
He is now blind and slowly deteriorating before his families’ eyes, clenching his teeth in agony because the pain is unbearable, he wanted to die now, and his pleas were unanswered. One day his brother Harold went home and got his .30 Caliber pistol from his top dresser drawer went back to the hospital, shot his brother and killed him. Harold is being tried for murder. This is a brother, that felt like he had to do something because; he could not stand the sight of his brother suffering anymore so he put his brother Mathew out of misery. I can see two sides to this, one his brother felt he was helping but because of the law and if you shoot someone it is murder regardless of how good you felt your intentions were the police and judges and jury will still believe it is murder.
He doesn’t want to believe it but he still runs away to the city of Thebes where along the way he kills a poor highway man. The people of Thebes crown Oedipus as King and later on he finds out the highway man he killed was his dad, the king of Thebes, and he is married to his mom. Willy and Oedipus both had a life of abandonment, their loved ones left them and they had to search for some security and hope from solitude. Willy grew up without a father and his brother