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    Fear: Being hunted by another human. After falling off a yacht into the ocean and ending up stranded on an island with a human hunter, Rainsford has to try and survive three days while being chased down by an evil murderer called General Zaroff. After hunting all his life, Rainsford won’t ever hunt again because of his emotional and physical experience’s on Ship-Trap Island. If Rainsford stays on Ship-Trap Island, he will not have to search for food or find shelter. Rainsford knows there is food…

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    Essay On Bow Hunting

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    If you are thinking about getting into bow hunting, the first thing you'll need to choose is a bow. Now, a gun hunter can waltz into a shop, spend a few hours feeling the weight of different pieces, assess them for weight and action and walk out of the shop with a new gun that suits their needs. Bow hunters don't have it so easy. For starters, there are three kinds of bow on offer, the longbow, the re-curve and the compound bow. Arguably, the most popular bow used by modern hunters is the…

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    When readers experience a feeling of helplessness, suspense is created. At the beginning of the story Rainsford falls off the yacht and is left in the sea. When readers realize “the blood-warm waters of the Caribbean sea was closed over his head” (15), they recognize this as a hopeless situation. Readers hope the boat will turn around and save Rainsford but know it is gone. Hoping he will not drown, readers can feel Rainsford’s desperation. Likewise, later in the story Rainsford climbs a tree to…

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    Many stories can have characters that are similar in multiple ways. A way two characters can be similar is by the way they change. The character Alice in the story “Alice” changes fairly identical to how Sanger Rainsford changes in “The Most Dangerous Game”. Both experience a dynamic approvable alteration from the beginning to the end of the story. In Alice, Alice is described to live in a run down house, “flies buzzed in and out of the always-open door...”(line 7), “dim rank-smelling…

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    Rainsford Vs Zaroff

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    what humans possess. Reason is what distinguishes humans apart form animals. Both, Rainsford and Zaroff share similar logic but from opposing views. Rainsford is strongly against the murder of humans merely for sport, whilst Zaroff craves a more "dangerous game” with ingrained reason for an onerous test. Although, Rainsford goes against his own belief and kills Zaroff, which goes to show you are unable to have any morals en-order to succeed then to climactically…

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    Francis Marion: The Swamp Fox Parker Topham Mountain View High School The American Revolution was a time when great heroes were born. Heroes like George Washington, Paul Revere, and Samuel Adams. Another hero, although a little less well known, but still very important, was Francis Marion. Marion’s heroic acts that helped turn the tides of the war include: disrupting enemy supply trains, distracting the British troops, and inspiring the local rebels. Francis Marion was a plantation owner in…

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    movie taking place in Old Western times where a notorious murderer comes back to town to seek revenge on the marshal. The Most Dangerous Game, a brilliant short story about a world renowned hunter falling off of his yacht and taking shore on a remote island where he finds a strange man that hunts the most cunning animal there is—humans. Although High Noon and The Most Dangerous Game are different, they are strikingly similar in more ways than one. The patterns in the short story and the…

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    Story? You’ve been stranded on an island in the tropics with a fellow hunter that feels the only quarry worth his skill is human beings and your life is in danger if you do not outwit him. He is the hunter and you are the hunted. This is The Most Dangerous Game, the story Richard Connell brought to life in the short story written in 1924. Similarly, the film produced in Hollywood in 1932 was based on the same plot. However, the two are vastly different and I dare to say that the movie does not…

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    Rainsford Conflict

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    In the fictional short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, Rainsford has several conflicts with General Zaroff. The conflicts are both physical and mental. Not only does General Zaroff physically hunt Rainsford in the jungle, but Zaroff also argues that hunting humans for sport is not considered murder. These conflicts are used to build suspense throughout the story. The most suspenseful parts of the story are when General Zaroff is hunting Rainsford in the jungle, and through…

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    subconsciously. After years of doing it in school, you then to notice the similarities and differences between books and movies. A great example of this would be The Most Dangerous Game and High Noon. Both have strong main characters that face danger in an isolated environment, though the tone used is somewhat different. The Most Dangerous Game and High Noon share a similar setting and theme, but their tones vary. The tones of the two work of literature differ in comparison to each other. High…

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