Adaptation In Richard Connell's The Most Dangerous Game

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Adaptation is the action of becoming adjust to a new condition or new a surrounding. Every individual can adapt to a new surrounding, yet if unsuccessful one tends to do more harm than good. One author who brings this to reality is Richard Connell. In his work, "The Most Dangerous Game", Connell tells the tale between two hunters, Rainsford and Zaroff. Rainsford is a big game hunter from New York City who finds himself trapped on an ominous island after falling off his yacht. Rainsford thinks the island might be inhabited, but that changes when he meets General Zaroff. Zaroff is an experienced hunter who has been on the island for a long time. To leave the island, one must play the most dangerous game against Zaroff. Thus, Rainsford’s self-doubt believes he may not be able to escape the
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In Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game”, imagery and diction are utilized to generate suspense to highlight the conflict between Rainsford and Zaroff which ultimately demonstrates when in a life-threatening situation, a character must be able to adapt to his new surroundings. To accurately craft suspense within the text, Richard Connell uses imagery of the surroundings of Rainsford to initiate conflict on ship trap island which demonstrates when threatening …show more content…
Connell tells the tale between two hunters: Rainsford and Zaroff on Ship Trap Island. To leave the island, Rainsford must overcome his self-doubt and take the fight to Zaroff. Adaptation is the action of becoming adjusted to new condition or new surroundings. In a difficult situation a person must be able to adapt to new conditions and

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