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    In The “Most Dangerous Game” when General Zaroff reveals that he hunts humans on the island Rainsford believes that he is a murderer while Zaroff just doesn’t see it. Zaroff says “Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong. The weak of the world were put here to give the strong pleasure. I am strong”. So because of this we understand that Zaroff believes that the people he captures are the weak ones and he is the strong one therefor, he has every right to hunt the people that he captures.…

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    The theme of Richard Connell’s short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” is about instinct and reasoning. The story shows how using your instincts and rationally reasoning about a problem could prove to be useful, and how it might just save your life. Evidence for the theme can be found in the story. (42) “He wrestled himself out of his clothes and shouted with all his power.” The main character, Rainsford falls out of a yacht and lands in water. This shows his first instinct was to take his…

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    Richard Connell. This great author wrote many short stories such as "Apes and Angels", "Variety", and "Ironies". Tow of his most famous were "The Cage Man", and "The Most Dangerous Game". Although these stories are polar opposites, they share many similar literary elements and strategies. "The Most Dangerous Game", a story of a hunter who becomes the hunted at the hands of a Cossack general on an isolated island, indeed, bears similarities to "The Cage Man", the tale of a man standing up for…

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    The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell begins with two big game hunters, Whitney and Rainsford, on a yacht discussing the legend surrounding an island known only as “Ship-Trap Island”, and how it has earned itself such a reputation. In what turns out to be an act of foreshadowing, Rainsford and Whitney discuss whether or not the prey animals they hunt feel any fear of death while they are being hunted. Rainsford discredits Whitney by replying that the “hot weather is making you soft”.…

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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…

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    He could hardly understand a one of them. “Who are… happening… why… I thought!” they shouted. “Everyone quiet!” Rainsford exclaimed. “I am here to set you free. My name is Rainsford and I won The Most Dangerous Game against the general and he is recently deceased. I will need some of your assistance to get us off of this trap of an island.” He and all of the people he rescued walked down to the shore to see if they could see any near islands. When the reached…

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    “Congratulations, you have won the game.” Rainsford was a hunter who fell off his boat on the way to the Amazon Jungle. He washed up on Ship Trap Island, located in the middle of the Caribbean. There he was welcomed by the hospitality of Zaroff, a Cossack general who fought in the Russian Civil War. Zaroff was a hardcore hunter who truly only cared about hunting. After countless years of hunting animals, Zaroff wanted a bigger challenge; he wanted an animal that provided an immense challenge. He…

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    Chasing another person to kill for a game is dangerous, just like the movie “The Hunger Games” you have to fight against others to survive and live. The people watch for fun and the organization enjoy the young teenagers try to kill one another to live. “The Most Dangerous Game” has a similar plot twist too, showing one man ending up on the dreadful island all sailors never want to go. The young teenagers never want to be chosen to go fight against others either. The settings are similar by the…

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    always watch your back. You don’t know when he will strike. The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell is a short story about a hunter Rainsford washed up on an island owned by a general named Zaroff. The general took him in and later challenge Rainsford to a game. A game that made Rainford think,run, and not get shot. In this story Rainsford displayed Intelligence and determination throughout the story. In The Most Dangerous Game Rainsford displayed Intelligence throughout the story. “Let me…

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    A Dangerous Analysis of “The Most Dangerous Game” One of the most popular sports in the country today is hunting. Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game” creates a tale of life and death in which the main character, Sanger Rainsford, a famous hunter that is lost at sea, is being hunted by the estranged General Zaroff for the general’s pleasure. In Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game”, the author uses plot, irony, and setting to convey the theme of inhumanity. The plot of “The Most Dangerous…

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