Name: _______________________ The Monkey’s Paw 1. According to the selection, what is the reason that the monkey’s paw has special power? 2. How does the setting affect the overall mood of the story? Include two details from the selection in your answer. 3. In your own words, write a summary of the selection. Be sure to include three important ideas from the selection in your summary. 4. Choose any one of the following alternate titles for this selection: a. The Power of the Paw b. Be Careful of What You Wish For c. 200 Pounds Provide two details from the selection to support your choice. 5. Based on the selection, what inference/assumption can be made about the ending and the status of the son? 6. Explain why the Whites received 200 pounds from the son’s work. Include at least two details from the selection in your answer. 7. What is the meaning of TALISMAN in paragraph 20 on page 34?