The Question and Answer section for The Monkey’s Paw is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
In my opinion, Herbert's visions, which were induced by the warmth of the fire and the stories he'd just heard, were nothing more than a form of daydreams..... a waking nightmare. The "simian" face was reflection of what he'd heard. It had no...
From the way Mr. White blatantly ignores the Sergeant-Major's warnings, we can infer that he is not only reckless..... he's greedy.
The first man's third wish was for death...... from this, we can infer that his first two wishes didn't turn out exactly as planned.