For “The Monkey’s Paw” and “Deadman’s Road” discuss the protagonist. Whose story is this? Is he or she flat or round (how much do we know about him or her)? Is he or she static or dynamic (does he or she stay the same or change–not physically–from the beginning to the end of the story? What are his or her motivations?
For “The Monkey’s Paw” and “Deadman’s Road” discuss the antagonist. Is this another character or a force of nature? In other words, is it concrete or abstract? If you choose another character, discuss whether he or she is flat or round, static or dynamic? Are the motivations of the antagonist clear?
“Deadman’s Road” by Joe R. Landsdale at http://tinyurl.com/c77codu
“The Monkey’s Paw” by by W. W. Jacobs at