The Most Dangerous Game Rhetorical Analysis

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Passionate Murders Graham Greene once said, "A murderer is regarded by the conventional world as something almost monstrous, but a murderer to himself is only an ordinary man. It is only if the murderer is a good man that he can be regarded as monstrous”. In the story "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell, General Zaroff needs to find a new animal to hunt. He loves hunting, but is bored of hunting the animals who live in the wilderness. Zaroff is in desperate need of a new animal to hunt, or else he will become the most dangerous man. Montresor from "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allen Poe, does not kill out of boredom; he kills out of anger and for revenge. General Zaroff in "The Most Dangerous Game" is more evil than Montresor in "The Cask Of Amontillado" because he kills humans for his pleasure, and kills a large group of people, not just one person. …show more content…
He is bored by hunting animals and wants something that can really put up a fight. General Zaroff says, "It must have courage, cunning, and, above all, it must be able to reason" (Connell 6). He wants an animal that is smart enough to have a mind of its own and is able to fight back. The animals he hunted before humans are boring to him. Zaroff needs something he feels is the ideal animal to fight and hunt. He has found that animal, and that animal is a human. Zaroff also states, "Thank you, I'm a hunter, not a murderer"(Connell 7). He does not think that what he

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