Comparison: The Hunger Games And The Most Dangerous Game

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Have you ever been hunted? Random question right but for Katniss Everdeen and Rainsford the answer would be yes. Yann Martel states “You must take the way life comes at you and make the best of it.” I agree with this because life can change so quickly and you must accept it. In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Katniss is faced with the challenge of competing in the hunger games. In “The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford is faced with being hunted by another Human. Both of these characters use Setting and conflict to overcome their own challenges.

In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell the setting plays a major role in the story. During the hunt Rainsford is given an opportunity to live because of his familiar surroundings. This gives Rainsford the edge. He uses all of his surroundings to survive and end up killing General Zaroff. For example Rainsford uses a dead tree to make a trap for the tree to fall on Zaroff. This has to do with my quote because learning to adapt to his surroundings Rainsford was able to survive the island and claim it for his own.

Another literary element that relates with the “Most Dangerous Game” is external conflict. Most of the short story has to do with the external conflict between …show more content…

When Katniss Everdeen the main character of the story is faced with the challenge of the Hunger Games she most overcome many challenges. One of which is the Setting. The setting takes place in a completely manipulatable arena. In this arena the controller can shoot fire ball, change the weather, drain rivers, poisoned berries and even create human like dogs. Katniss is challenged with all of this during her time in the arena. With all of these conflicts Katniss is able to win the games. This relates to my quote because Katniss had to adapt to having to go to the hunger games. She accepted what had happened and made the best of

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