As 'The Monkey's Paw' was published in September, 1902, by the author, WW Jacobs. Jacobs creates a feeling of horror, suspense and pressure very effectively in 'The Monkey's Paw' by using variety of literary techniques. It solidly abides by the Gothic Horror genre which may be defined as a theme which combines elements of both Horror and Romance. The story explains to of a mystical thing, monkey's paw which grants 3 needs to 3 differing people but retains the idea, 'be careful what you want for'. When Mr White subconsciously wants for Ј200, he's struck with the loss of life of his kid but is also granted the Ј200, which he had wished for. Towards the end of the storyplot, Mrs White attempts to utilise the talisman to bring back her son to life but Mr White's previous wish counteracts this.
Parents hold a whole lot of responsibility when raising children. They are really there to train them right from wrong as well as how to behave in order to raise them into effective men and women that today's society can connect with; rather than child delinquents this world discriminates upon. It is the parent's responsibility to infuse values within their young children because as the youngsters grow it becomes their responsibility to make their own decisions since one day they will have to encounter the real world automatically.So I consider parents ought not to be held responsible for their children's actions because blaming parents is not going to help children study from their mistakes. Advocates whom subscribe to complete parental accountability stated, "They believe father and mother should know regarding and control their children's actions and accept their obligation to deal with the consequences..