Most Dangerous Game Consequences

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"The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard Connell, demonstrates that actions can have

major consequences, as shown through the conflict, setting, and characters of the story.

The conflict of this story focuses on Rainsford's struggle to survive being hunted by the

skilled huntsman, General Zaroff. This is shown numerous times throughout the story. Such as

when "The dead tree, delicately adjusted to rest on the cut living one, crashed down and struck

the general a glancing blow as it fell (77)." Zaroff is essentially getting wounded by a trap

created by Rainsford, in his attempt to hunt him down. Or when Zaroff's best hunting hound

gets killed in a trap set by Rainsford in an attempt to defend himself from Zaroff. The


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