The Monkey's Paw | Study Guide

W. W. Jacobs

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Overview

Author

W. W. Jacobs

Year Published

1902

Type

Short Story

Genre

Fiction, Horror

Perspective and Narrator

"The Monkey's Paw" is told by a third-person, limited omniscient narrator.

Tense

"The Monkey's Paw" is written in the past tense.

About the Title

In "The Monkey's Paw," a soldier brings a magical, mummified monkey's paw back to England with him when he returns from serving in India.

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