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    identity is in the book The Most Dangerous Game. The story follows a man called Rainsford an expert hunter who firmly believes that animals have no sense of feelings or emotions. In the beginning Rainsford tells his partner, “The world is made up of two classes - the hunters and the huntees. Luckily you and I are hunters.” He then falls from his boat and swims to an island where he meets the general. The general is also an expert “hunter”, but does not hunt the normal game. What he enjoys to…

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    In the story “The Most Dangerous Game”, written by Richard Connell, the setting functions and acts as a character. The setting acts as a character in the story because it adds suspense to the story. To add suspense to the story the author will often use flashbacks and foreshadowing. In this story the author uses foreshadowing to add suspense. In the beginning of the story, Whitney says that sailors have a superstition about Ship Trap Island. She says that the island has an eerie and mysterious…

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    Conflict in “The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford is a hunter who is put in a tight situation by the antagonist, General Zaroff, who forces him to make decisions. These decisions all come with some type of conflict. Richard Connell provides many different conflicts in “The Most Dangerous Game,” some including: person versus person, person versus himself, and person versus society. The main conflict in “The Most Dangerous Game” would be between Rainsford and Zaroff. The first time conflict arises…

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    Lottery,” by Shirley Jackson and “The Most Dangerous Game,” by Richard Connell are both suspenseful and horror-based fictional short stories. “The Lottery” gives the reader a chill when one of the main characters is brutually stoned. However, “The Most Dangerous Game” will send shivers up the reader’s spine when the hunter gets captured by the game- human vs. human. The eloquent style and visually precise depictions in “The Most Dangerous Game” makes it the most enthralling. Both books have four…

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    survive, such as killing. In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” written by Richard Connell, Rainsford has to kill a man in order to survive and protect himself. In the story, Rainsford falls off of a yacht and swims to the island where General Zaroff lives. The General then forces Rainsford to hunt with him, but in this case the General is hunting Rainsford as if he is an animal. Therefore, because Rainsfords motivation is to win, the hunting game causes him to kill, Connell shows…

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    In the realistic fiction, short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” the author’s, Richard Connell, purpose of writing the story was to entertain the readers. The story takes place on a suspenseful island that is in the middle of the ocean, called Ship-Trap Island. Throughout the story, Connell illustrates a man vs. man and a man vs. nature conflict to manifest that Stranger Rainsford is a powerful, intelligent, and persevering person. In the story, the protagonist, Stranger Rainsford, experiences…

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    The setting of “The Most Dangerous Game” is a small island with an unknown location. There’s a “tangle of trees and underbrush” awaiting Rainsford, along with trampled weeds and blood, likely from an animal (3). Rainsford notices an empty cartridge, giving him the impression that there are people here. He confirms that when he sees a huge mansion with a “tall spiked iron gate” and a “leering gargoyle for a knocker”, which gives the impression of a prison like building (4). This, among other…

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    Analyzing “The Most Dangerous Game" "The Most Dangerous Game "was written by Richard Connell in January,19,1924 (Gradesaver).The story 's purpose was to show how harder it would be to hunt a human meaning that the humans are the most dangerous game. The story takes place in Ship Trap Island in the Carribbens.The story takes place within different parts of the Island. This paper purpose is to analyze "The Most Dangerous Game" and what it is based on and what the short story is about, Richard…

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    A myriad of literary devices is incorporated into The Most Dangerous Game in order to create the story. One of the most noteworthy relationships I noticed between devices was the setting, conflict, and structure. In the Most Dangerous game, the conflict would not be feasible without the setting. The setting and the conflict both contribute to the cat and mouse structure that is set up throughout the short story. Saki intricately weaves the setting, conflict, and structure together while using…

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    Hunting, murdering, The Most Dangerous Game." Thank you, I'm a hunter, not a murderer." The story, The Most Dangerous Game, by Richard Connell has a strong meaning of hunting. The story is about a shipwrecked man, Rainsford, who meets quite a character. The character, Zaroff, introduces Rainsford to a game. The game suddenly has a twist, likewise Rainsford encounters many complex challenges. The story illustrates the world has two classes: the hunter and the huntee. First, social power…

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