Insider The Outsiders Pony boy is very rational, he is the one of the characters in the book impressed me deeply. Violence was much more powerful than we imagine… He is a member of the Greasers, and almost like a hood to steal things and have a gang fight once in a while. However, he changed. When he lost his friends, one by one.
When placed in this situation, Rainsford has transformed from being the hunter to becoming the huntee, and is now in the position of all the animals he has carelessly killed before. Towards the end of the story, while Rainsford is being hunted by Zaroff and his pack of dogs, the narrator describes how Rainsford feels by saying that: “Rainsford now knew how an animal at bay feels” (22). The sensation of extreme fear and worry had finally gotten to him, and he can relate to how the animals he hunt may
(Connell 12). This quote explains the main conflict in “The Most Dangerous Game”, that Zaroff enjoys hunting men. He found hunting animals to be too easy, stating that there was “no greater bore than perfection.” In the movie, the main conflict is that Frank Miller is coming back for revenge on Kane. Kane scours the town for deputies, however he gets no help.
This is how we are able to compare and contrast the two stories High Noon and “The Most Dangerous Game”. In High Noon and “ The Most Dangerous Game”, they have very similar, but, very different ideas on the theme, isolation, and conflict. Out of all of the themes in the film High Noon, this one theme stands out in particular to me. Will Kane, “They’re making me run.
, Rainsford has the odds completely stacked against him. The general believes he has killed Rainsford, and returns to his home at night. To the general’s surprise, Rainsford is in his room, waiting for him. Although he knew he had won the game, “Rainsford did not smile. ‘I am still a beast at bay,’ he said, in a low, hoarse voice.
Sophocles was one of the greatest playwrights of antiquity, and this of course is not without reason. In his play Oedipus Rex, Sophocles uses a catastrophic tale to both teach and tell us that no matter what we do, our fate cannot be avoided. Oedipus is the wisest mortal man in Thebes, so it is up to him to find out who killed Laios, a fact unknown to him though, is that he is the murderer of the ex-king Laios. Both his hot temper and the endless pursuit of truth will lead Oedipus into a sticky situation. In order to find the killer of the old king and save his city, Oedipus will learn things about himself he wishes he never had, and in the process fulfill an old prophecy.
(127) then the book is over and it leaves you confused on all the opportunities that may occur next and the audience is then lost. i. Refutation: The story line actually has a very basic plot, and as for the ending the author made the decision to leave you wondering. The author is smart about his ending where he plays with characters emotions towards the book which is actually a respectable technique that he uses in order to create elevated anticipation for what is to
Edgar Allan Poe, one of history’s most terrifying and demented authors, is famous for his multitude of stories perfectly crafted to haunt readers for years after they finish reading the final words. To achieve this, Poe uses many suspense techniques such as imagery, vocabulary, psychological insights and unreliable narrators to heighten the power of his tales and truly chill readers to the bone. His use of these tactics is no more apparent than in his most morbid and haunting tale, “The Masque Of Red The Death”. In this story, Poe uses three main literary devices: Imagery, symbolism and themes. Poe’s use of imagery is something that makes this tale captivate the audience and truly resonate within readers’ minds.
He goes through many horrible things such as drinking his urine, losing his left foot and his left thumb. But, at the end, he still has the faith and braveness to fight with Annie. Paul Sheldon, like a phoenix rises from ashes, does not only get his freedom back but most importantly, he got his ability to write novels again. From his survival, he proves to all the readers that he is not only a warrior hero but also a transcendent hero; he does not only on a journey for the quest for vengeance but also the quest to rid the land of danger as he goes through the five stages of a hero’s journey.
Macbeth begins as a audacious soldier with a good, clear conscience. Macbeth’s ability to sleep symbolizes his clear conscience. As the plot unfolds, Macbeth’s conscience becomes disturbed and he experiences the inability to sleep. Macbeth's sleeplessness is a result of his anxiety and shame. After Duncan is killed, Macbeth hears a voice cry, "'Glamis hath murdered sleep,' and therefore Cawdor/Shall sleep no more: Macbeth shall sleep no more" (II.ii.45-46).
Them both, the hunters and huntees are both very smart. During the game they both have intelligent minds on how to pursue their goal. The hunters goal is to catch, and or kill the huntee. The goal of the huntee is to get away from the hunter. They both need to focus on different things.
With Beowulf strength he was able to devour Grendel without any help. Grendel attacked Beowulf while he was sleeping and still was able to devour him. In the movie Grendel was Hrothgar’s son; however, in the textbook Grendel was a descendent of Cain. Grendel was Hrothgar’s son in the movie because he slept with Grendel’s mom. Grendel was a descendent of Cain because demon descended from Cain, Grendel prey’s on Hrothgar
Washington Irving, this author is famous for his great stories. Three of which are The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle, and lastly The Devil and Tom Walker. All three of these stories are very well written, given with very much detail. One of my favorites by him would be The Devil and Tom Walker. This story was about this man named Tom and he was going through what seemed to be a war, but then came across “the devil” who in which cursed Tom.
Would you ever think that someone could be capable of killing there own brother? In the movie “The Lion King”, Scar did just that. Scar and Zaroff are very similar and different in many ways. In the movie “The Lion King” Scar shows the characteristics of a villain by killing Mufasa, just as General Zaroff killed humans in “The Most Dangerous Game.”
The novel ‘April Fools’ by Richie Tankersley Cusick and the novel ‘The Chain Letter’ by Christopher Pike are very similar in terms of storyline, characters and the theme of revenge. However, they have few contrasting features such as; how they incorporate revenge in their stories. Novels offer the reader a more detailed description of character’s backstories, but also how they are handling conflicts through the emotion in their writing. Authors incorporate different ideas of a variety of themes to ensure their writing is different to their competitors. Revenge is the action of harming someone in return for an injury suffered at their hands.