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The story The Monkeys Paw shows how playing with fate can result in harmful doings This book also has many examples of foreshadowing that the White family refused to recognize I personally believe that there is no plan set out for our lives I think that whatever happens happens and there is no reason for its occurrence I think that higher beings set choices for us along the way but there is no right and no wrong decision In this story I believe that the family did believe in fate but they refused to see what they were doing Mr White asked for 200 in return he lost his son in an accident and as compensation for the family his sons company gave them 200 The family tried to receive the money but it obviously wasnt supposed to happen that way So their wish was granted but they had to sacrifice something their son Whereas the father thought that it was fate that was suppose to take his son then and that their wish had not come true because everything was supposed to happen that way Later on in the story Mrs White wants to use one of their wishes to bring back their son from the dead So one night there was a knocking at the door Mrs White rushed to open it but for some reason Mr White tried to hold her back She broke free of him and rushed down to the door she tried to open the bolts but she couldnt reach them While she was struggling Mr White ran to the monkeys paw to reverse the wish I think that he reversed the wish because he realized that his son was not supposed to die it was all because the humble little family tried to change things He might have thought that maybe his son would come back looking like a zombie considering that he had been
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