Essay on The Most Dangerous Game And The Destructors

820 Words Jun 6th, 2016 4 Pages
Stories like “The Most Dangerous Game” and “The Destructors”, share and differed in many of these elements like tone and characterization, to keep the reader’s attention and to draw out their deepest emotions.
The short stories “The Most Dangerous Game” and “The Destructors”, uses a similar tone but delivers it in a different way. The short story “The Most Dangerous Game”, sets the tone of the story by using fear and suspense to keep the readers and attention. This allows the reader to react with their own personal emotion. In “The Most Dangerous Game”, the fear and suspense tone comes from the conflict between Rainsford and General Zaroff. The writer set the tone by the use of metaphors by comparing humans and animals as the greatest hunt. The writer does use a sense of irony in the story by allowing the hunter to become the hunted.
“The Destructors” use a similar tone but delivers it in a different manner. The tone of fear is brought on by the setting which takes place in London after World War II. The author uses London and a war torn part of the country to convey the sense of fear. The tone of the story is brought on by fear and suspense by making the reader wonder what will happen to Mr. Thomas’ house and whether or not they would get caught. The author uses London and a war torn part of the country to convey the sense of fear.
The characters in these stories, though different, share many similar qualities. In “The Most Dangerous Game”, the characters play a vital role…

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