In The Monkey's Paw, how do Mr. White's and Sergeant Morris' points of view create suspense?

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Sergeant-Major Morris is worldly and has seen a lot in his more than twenty years in military service. Because he has such vast and varied experience and has traveled widely, the gravity with which he regards the monkey's paw piques the reader's interest. Since he doesn't make explicit his reasons for throwing the monkey's paw on the fire, readers understand that something disconcerting has occurred as a result of the spell the fakir put on it.

Mr. White's enthrallment with the possibility of having three wishes granted also builds suspense. His situation is very relatable, and the extended conversation...

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