In the short story, The Monkey’s Paw by W.W. Jacobs, he shows plot conflict throughout the story. Plot conflict is the main problem that occurs throughout the story. The author uses plot conflict through, the introduction, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution. In the introduction, Jacobs explains his characters and setting. The short story takes place in a tiny parlour in Laburnum villa. Mr. and Mrs. White are an older married couple who live in a farm house that is isolated.
Conflicts in “The Monkey’s Paw” “The Monkey’s Paw” was written by W. W. Jacobs. The story is about a man named Mr. White who gets a mysterious talisman called the monkey’s paw from a man named Sergeant Major Morris who warns Mr. White about the dangers of using the monkey’s paw. Mr. White is informed that the monkey’s paw can grant three wishes to a person, but can lead to misery in the person’s life. Mr. White, however, does not heed Sergeant Major Morris’s warning and uses up his first wish anyways