Before Rainsford entered the “Dangerous Game,” General Zaroff, the owner of the island, tried to persuade Rainsford to believe that killing humans is not murder. The General was explaining to Rainsford that he had invented a new animal to hunt, a animal that can reason, make hunting last longer and more interesting, humans. Rainsford couldn’t help but to speak; “‘Hunting? Good God, General Zaroff, what you speak of is murder’” (Connell 27).
It's amazing how two people that have much in common can have totally different personalities. In Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game", Rainsford, a skillful hunter, is to go through many struggles against General Zaroff, his opponent with which he shares many similarities, in order for him to win a hunting contest while proving himself to be the owner of an amazing, unbreakable personality. Through his actions during a game of hunt against a much overconfident hunter, Rainsford proves to have the traits of an honorable man. At the beginning of the story, Rainsford bravely arrives, after falling from a yacht, to the shore of an isolated island. The latter is called ‘Ship Trap’ since it is known to have a bad reputation.
It 's the final day of the game, Rainsford spots Zaroff in the distance, Rainsford runs and dives into a bush, Zaroff senses that Rainsford is close by, He spots him, Rainsford ducks while whispering “nerves...nerves...” Zaroff shoots and narrowly misses Rainsford in the thick bush, “Next time rainsford...next time..” says Zaroff. Rainsford stands up and simply replies “Oh,here won’t be a next time” “Oh.. really…”
In the movie and story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by: Richard Connell starts with a man named Rainsford who crashed on a Island. He later hears three gunshots and states, “where there are gunshots there is men, and where there are men there's food.” Rainsford follows where he heard the gunshots, he finds a huge house. He walks in and find two people named Zaroff, and Ivan.
In Richard Conell’s “The Most Dangerous Game”, Rainsford learned a hunter can be hunted. Connell’s use of foreshadowing makes the story much more interesting and gives it more suspense. First, When Whitney and Rainsford were talking about the island they said it was dangerous and that there were cannibals on the island (Conell 40).
In “The Most Dangerous Game” Connell uses indirect characterization to show that Rainsford is selfish,humane,and highly skilled. The reader gets a better physical description of General Zaroff. There is not a physical description of Rainsford. General Zaroff Is more fully characterized,Richard Connell,planned for Rainsford to be the dynamic character. Zaroff is physically portrayed more than Rainford and his belonging are better depicted.
Most people when they hear “The Most Dangerous Game” they think of bull riding or other dangerous games that don’t involve death. “The Most Dangerous Game” is a suspenseful cliff hanging story that follows the days of a castaway on the island of a crazed hunter. Rainsford is a big game hunter who falls off a boat near the island of General Zaroff, a big Cossack general who is looking for an alternative to hunting dangerous animals but with a twist. Throughout “The Dangerous Game” Rainsford and General Zaroff both show examples of IRony and exert arrogance.
A person’s personality and traits can change throughout their experiences. This statement can relate to the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell. Protagonist Rainsford, a big game hunter. Goes on a boat to ship trap island with another hunter named Whitney. During the trip to ship trap island Rainsford remains calm and doesn't act scarred. Until he falls off the boat.
In the short story The Most Dangerous Game, the author Richard Connell shows that Rainsford needs control of his emotions, patience , and expert hunting and decision making skills in order to defeat Zaroff. Rainsford needs to gain control of his emotions to outthink Zaroff, who symbolizes Rainsfords "steep hill". When he finds that he is going to be hunted his natural instinct is to run and panic, but then he stops to look around and get a grip on the task at hand. Then at a critical moment when Zaroff finds him in a tree, Rainsford panics again because he realizes Zaroff is on his trail and is toying with him. Once again, he gains control of his emotions and formulates a plan.
The Most Dangerous Game Analyzed Conflicts can be difficult for the people involved in them, but can a conflict also have a positive outcome? Yes , because anything can happen in a story, and that's why the I’ve read relates to this. We will analyze the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell and how the author uses Internal Conflict or man vs himself, Internal Conflict or man vs man, and Internal Conflict or man vs nature. At the beginning of the story Rainsford finds out a man named Zaroff lives on an island where he hunts humans and later on wants to hunt him. According to the text on page 19, Rainsford was hiding in a tree.