High Noon, which was written by Carl Foreman, is a film about a marshal who has to protect his town and himself from a man who is returning from prison on the noon train for revenge with the help of his gang. “The Most Dangerous Game,” which was written by Richard Connell, is a short story about a man who ends up on an island known as ‘Ship Trap Island’ and has to survive from an expert hunter for three days by hiding from the hunter, his dogs, and his accomplice. Even though High Noon and “The Most Dangerous Game” are stories that have little in common, there are instances where we see similarities between the two settings; the protagonists and conflicts also have many differences. The film, High Noon, and the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” have two different conflicts that affect the story.
Both protagonists are being hunted in some way throughout the story. For Will Kane, he is being chased down by Frank Miller, an old criminal that Kane sentenced to death who somehow got out of his sentence and wants to get revenge by killing Kane. "Don't you remember when he sat in that chair and said—You'll never hang me! I'll be back! I'll kill you Kane!
In Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game” , Rainsford is the positive force in a classic good vs. evil showdown against a psychopathic man-hunter. For example, Rainsford non - evilness is displayed when he declines General Zaroff’s “ We will hunt - you and I,” (10). This is substantial evidence towards Rainsford morals and integrity as a human. Based on the short story, a good and decent person would not want to hunt someone, it is an act of cold blood.
It merely obeyed the mysterious prompting that arose from the deep crypts of its being” (London 632). Nature provided these promptings, not because it favored the dog over the man, but simply because the dog’s ancestors were native to the environment the two were struggling through. It was pure luck and obedience on the dog’s part when faced with a force greater than itself that led to its survival, nothing more; nature has no favorites, survival of the fittest is completely
Hunters believe animals are not capable of reasoning and they see them as something lesser than humans. Throughout time, these positions can change. The short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” written by Richard Connell, consists of General Zaroff being the hunter and Rainsford being the hunted. During the story, their positions change to the complete opposite.
High Noon, released in 1952, was a successful Western movie that broke stereotypes of typical Western movies. The Most Dangerous Game is a short story that was released in 1924, and was full of mysterious and suspenseful twists and turns. In the story, The Most Dangerous Game, written by Richard Connell, is about a hunter named Sanger Rainsford, who is stranded on an isolated island with a narcissist whose pastime is hunting humans. High Noon written by Carl Foremen is about a recently married marshal who has to protect the town from a renowned criminal. High Noon and The Most Dangerous Game both similar characters, but the conflict and setting of the movie and story, respectively, are very different.
High Noon and The Most Dangerous game are alike, but also at the same time they have their differences. Will Kane from High Noon and Sanger Rainsford from The Most Dangerous Game are similar characters. A major difference between these two is the plotting, or build up to the story. The themes have some similarities to the the other story. High Noon and The Most Dangerous Game have two similarities and one notable difference.
At the beginning of the story, Ralph gives Jack authority and power, so there there is equality within the group. Also, Ralph never followed the idea of hunting, because he thought it was savage, but soon learns to appreciate hunting when a boar attacked the group, and Ralph kills it. Evaluation of Behavior (your thoughts): He very well uses his power and his good looks to become the leader. He shows much civilized characteristics compared to Jack. He always goes ahead of the group, and pushes himself to do something that he doesn’t want to for the greater good.
High Noon and "The Most Dangerous Games" are great stories with very interesting plots. Kane and Rainsford are the main characters of these stories, and they are very different but alike at the same time. Both Kane and Rainsford fight alone against their opponent with no one their to help them. Kane was not always alone until he turned in his tin star and said goodbye to being a sheriff so he could be with his wife who was a Quaker.
Swans represent innocence, therefore are a good depiction of Banquo. Banquo is an innocent man who is always honest and abides by the law. However, this would lead to Macbeth’s downfall as he could be exposed or threatened by a suspicious Banquo, which is the reason why he fears him. It is also represented as the predator killing the prey, in this case Macbeth killing Banquo. This demonstrates another effect of fear because usually when a person fears that another is going to harm him or trouble him, he or she tries to eliminate that person or people closely related, to weaken that person, and to ease one’s minds of the stress built up by
a lurking humor ran through his deeds" Killing things just to do it for fun is not good it is pure evil. Like when buck kills Spitz. He kills him to show dominance not for food. If you kill animals for food that is different, that is how you survive in the wild.
Secondly, General Zaroff evokes a level of terror never experienced before by the victim. When Rainsford first meets General Zaroff, he thinks of him as an affable man but really the General has been waiting to hunt Rainsford ever since he entered the house. As the General and Rainsford are talking about hunting General Zaroff reveals that hunting animals does not interest him anymore. The general said “We will have some capital hunting, you and I” (Connell 6). This statement makes Rainsford nervous because the General says he does not hunt animals anymore but he still hunts a very dangerous game.
In the short story The Most Dangerous Games, by Richard Connell, General Zaroff is both heartless and observant. These characteristics make the character in the short story a less likeable character. Throughout the story General Zaroff showed how heartless he was by stalking his island with people he could hunt. He did this because hunting animals began to bore him so he wanted to find something better, new and improved and was more exciting to hunt.
Throughout this journal, Zaroff can be characterized as confident and wacky. First, he can be considered as a confident man. In addition, the introduction of himself to Rainsford can be a detail by his speaking tone. Also, how he collaborates with Rainsford such as shake hands is a detail too. For example, “Another man was coming down the broad marble steps, an erect, slender man in evening clothes.
Rainsford was very justified to kill General Zaroff a mad man with a huge eager to hunt but it is getting boring to him, so he wants an animal that can reason. But there is one problem only one animal that can reason a human being. While Rainsford and Zaroff are eating dinner and discussing this new “animal” Rainsford is very much against him trying to hunt them, “ ‘But they are men,’ said Rainsford hotly. ‘Precisely,’ said the general, ‘that is why I use them. It gives me pleasure.