What might have happened if the Whites had opened the door when the knocking occurred? In an essay, explain your prediction. Identify detail in "The Monkey's Paw" along with any prior knowledge of nature or horror stories that helped you make the prediction.

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First of all, we don't write essays for questioners, but we can lead you in directions that can help you write your own essay.

The question you ask: "What might have happened if the Whites had opened the door when the knocking occurred?" cannot be answered. The reason it cannot be answered is the point of the story.

The "Monkey's Paw" is about the open question of whether fate rules our lives. Neither you nor I nor the author nor anyone else knows the answer to that question. We all have our...

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