Reports On Childrens Television

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"The Monkey's Paw" In the story the "Monkey's Paw," by W.W Jacobs, there was a man by the name of Mr. White. Now he had a son and a wife who loved him dearly. One day he had an old friend to visit, who just happened to be a sergeant in the military. When he came to visit the family on a dark and cold night. When he came he always brought the family a present. Since, he traveled a lot he always brought back some of the oddest gifts anyone has ever seen in there life. On this odd and cold day he brought a monkey's paw that had a curse on it. In this curse it allowed you to have three wishes. These wishes were granted as a coincidence everyone said.When the sergeant showed Mr. White the monkey's paw he had to have it. But, like a good friend that the sergeant said no. Mr. White did not know how dangerous the monkey's paw actually was. But, Mr. White just kept persisting and finally the sergeant broke and sold him the paw for a small sum of money. But as the sergeant was leaving he told him how powerful it actually was. Also, he told him about the last owner used his last wish for death. But, Mr. White kept persisting and still wanted to make his three wishes that were allowed.As it was time for Mr. White to make his three wishes he made his first one for two hundred pound. The family waited and waited. Until, their son went off to work one day. When, a strange man walked up the driveway, they automatically knew that something was wrong. As, they went up to greet the man; he told them there had been an accident that involved him and some machinery. When Mrs. White asked him if he was okay and was he in pain. The man said he has no more pain and at that moment they knew that there son had been killed. Then he told them that the company was very sorry and was going to give them money for their troubles that they had been throu...

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