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Essay | The Monkey's Paw: Time Structure

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of The Monkey's Paw.
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The Monkey's Paw: Time Structure

Summary: This essay deals with the subject of Time Structure in W.W. Jacobs story "The Monkey's Paw". Describes how the feature of time can hide many elements which can provide understanding of the story in a deeper way. Details how the reader takes great responsibility in determining the final income by filling the gaps which are constructed mainly because of the lack of clear time structures.
"The Monkey's Paw" is a short story which moves around the edges of a ghost story and the uncanny. In general terms, the narration immerses the reader into a frightening atmosphere in which the reader can realise that there are certain elements that make the reading something more than a spooky tale; for example the way time is treated in the structure of the story. It is peculiar the way W.W. Jacobs manages to create a rather concrete story by making the reader fill so many gaps. In our opinion, that is due to the fact that there is a complete focus on the development of the story since the arrival of the monkey's paw, and that there are several omissions of facts in the beginning and in the end of the story, which is no coincidence. This type of structure gives the reader...

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This section contains 656 words
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