The Monkey's Paw

What was behind the glance the mother and the son exchanged?

This story was from the short story The monkey's paw.

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From the glance, and the earlier information we garner about Mr. White's chess playing, we can infer that mother and son understand that his daring play will NOT result in a victory. The glance is amost humorous...... similar to the way people today would say "yeah, right."