The Monkey's Paw

Morris tells Mr. White that the old fakir who owned the monkey’s paw put a spell on it to “show that fate ruled people’s lives, and that those who interfered with it did so to their sorrow.” How might this information about the monkey’s paw be a fore

Morris tells Mr. White that the old fakir who owned the monkey’s paw put a spell on it to “show

that fate ruled people’s lives, and that those who interfered with it did so to their sorrow.”

How might this information about the monkey’s paw be a foreshadowing clue?

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Despite the Sergeant’s warnings about the paw bringing misery to those that test their fate, Mr. White will do just that. He will use the paw to interfere with his own fate and, like the others who used the paw, will pay dearly for it.