A Comparison Of High Noon And The Most Dangerous Game

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Two completely different storylines, one film and one short story, yet there’s so much in common about them both. The story “The Most Dangerous Game” stars a hunter who feels what it’s like to be hunted, and fears death in an isolated island. The film High Noon tells a story about a marshal who wants to protect his western town when a criminal is coming back for revenge. Both the short story and film are two completely different stories including their characters, yet they also have many similarities such as the conflict and theme that make up the plot.
In High Noon and “The Most Dangerous Game,” the conflict is very similar; the characters are fighting for their lives from their enemy. The main characters in both the film and story, Rainsford and Will Kane, are suffering from isolation because they have to fight alone. As stated in the story, the author says “As you wish, my friend,” he said. “The choice rests entirely with you. But may I not venture to suggest that you will find my idea of sport more diverting than Ivan’s?” (Connell 16). Rainsford and Kane both faced internal conflicts about how they are going to survive. They can either run away, die like cowards, or they can stay and try to survive against their problems. Kane does not deserve to be alone in his fight against the antagonist, Frank Miller, because he has helped his town so much, but no one shows gratitude by volunteering as a depute. In this film a character named Baker states “I don’t believe it! This
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