The Monkey's Paw

according to morris what kind of spell did fakir put on the paw


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According to the Sargeant-Major, the old fakir put a spell in the monkey to show that people's lives are determined by fate..... and that messing with fate had dire consequences.

"It had a spell put on it by an old fakir," said the sergeant-major, "a very holy man. He wanted to show that fate ruled people's lives, and that those who interfered with it did so to their sorrow. He put a spell on it so that three separate men could each have three wishes from it."


The Monkey's Paw

fakir wanted to show that fate ruled people's lives. 3 seperate men could have 3 wishes.