Once a person begins embracing their primal instincts there is no limit to what they are capable of doing. “The Most Dangerous Game,” by Richard Connell, takes you on a realistic journey that shows how a sick game can cause a person to ignore their morals and embrace their inner violent nature. General Zaroff is a prime example of a realistic villain who has given into his base animal desires. While it is discovered later on in the story that General Zaroff is a monster, in the beginning, he doesn 't appear to be such. During their first encounter sees nothing particularly malicious in the General’s demeanor.
In order for a story to make the readers anticipate what is going to happen next they need to have conflicts that cause problems in the story. Conflicts make the story more interesting by posing issues for the characters and making resolve them. Some stories have multiple conflicts and other stories have just one or two. A story that has more than one conflict is the short story “The Most Dangerous Game”. In this story that conflicts that are posed are man versus man, man versus nature, and man versus society.
As seen in the quote, the Nobility had to fight enemies to survive and protect their land. Enemies that would fight this kingdom would attack with a motive seeking revenge for a wrongdoing. Overall, Life in 999 and Beowulf show how beasts could come at anytime, and some would be seeking
Although Rainsford kills Zaroff in the end General Zaroff demonstrates The qualities and language to describe humans, as savage like, more than who he was hunting. This because general Zaroff and
Then it can all be over, done, and finished. But, common sense says that this can obviously cause bodily, permanent, and brutal harm. Thus, jumping is not wise. Likewise to the Lord of the Flies and The Hunger Games, this portrays the dark side humans can have, yet at the same time displays the sanity of those fighting against this mentioned “beast”. Therefore, the common theme portrayed the two stories is that despite this beast, some humans will keep their instincts intact as they fight for survival.
The conflict narrative plot diagram Conflict in literature refers to the results of the struggle between two or more opposing powers. Conflict is fundamental in writing as it plays a role in propelling the narrative. Conflict makes the story more exciting, and sweet. Most of the descriptions which lacks conflicting instances becomes very dull to the readers. The main characters in the story are pitted in an environment whereby they are required to make efforts for them to survive.
That will mean that they all must give up their liberty to kill each other so that they can receive the benefits of the civilization. For example, we create property rights and farms flourish; we create rules against stealing, and investment and industry blossom; we create military and police to enforce the rules, and the fearful natural state dispels. Rupali 2 The selfish and
Are humans born savages? Yes, humans are born savages; and William Golding’s Lord of the Flies proves this. In Lord of the Flies, William Golding shows the kids’ return to their natural state of savagery as they drift further and further away from civilization. Civilization is just a facade and inside each and every human there is the basic instinct of survival, and that drives the savagery within. Everyone is capable of stabbing, shooting, or murdering someone, however, everyone has their own trigger… for some, it might be jealousy or envy and for some, it could be pure anger.
The reader learns that survival is a different world in order to succeed, you need to use instincts, knowledge, and resources. In the exposition, the main character Sanger Rainsford uses his knowledge and instincts to fight against General Zaroff. The first scene uses foreshadowing to show how Rainsford is going to be in life or death situations. In addition, when Zaroff thought it was right about killing humans, but Rainsford knew it was wrong to kill humans.
Although he hesitates killing fish at first, he feels free to kill any animals after he experiences it once. “Hunger can change everything you ever thought you knew about yourself” (Life of Pi, the movie). This highlights the basest point of human character caused by the fear of
‘“I rather think [animals] understand one thing –fear. The fear of pain and death”’ (1) declares Whitney, a character from The Most Dangerous Game. Sanger Rainsford, the protagonist in this tale written by Richard Connell, experiences what prey feels like, as the hunter, becomes the hunted. The prize of survival becomes more valuable as the story unfolds. Apprehension heightens as Rainsford reaches for the prize.
Zaroff wanted to hunt an animal with intelligence to match his own, so he started hunting his fellow humans. Yes, he gave them a choice, but the choice was certain death or a small sliver of a chance at life. Zaroff became a murderer while Rainsford was just a game hunter. At the end of the “Most Dangerous Game”, Rainsford comes back for Zaroff, the man who hunted him for days on end. I feel his actions were justified due to the intolerable
An individual will surely change his/her perspective on how to see things and the way they approach it when they tried to put themselves on someone’s shoes. In this story “The Most Dangerous Game,” written by Richard Connell, the character Sanger Rainsford experienced to be hunted instead of his regular state of being a hunter. Throughout the story, he experienced how scary it was when his life is on the line. For example, what animals are experience when he’s hunting them. As the US Army saying “No Pain, No Gain”, the character of Sanger Rainsford needed to feel and experience the pain of terror and fear in order for him to conquer this game of man vs. man.
As well as, in “The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford used is craftiness to show what it takes to be a survivor by being hunted by General Zaroff. In the story, Rainsford prepared a contraption that General Zaroff did not realize and he was struck in the shoulder by a lifeless tree.(page 14 line numbers 592-597) That contraption was very crafty to create. The contraption saved Rainsford because he would have gotten shot by General Zaroff. That also gave him another night to create another contraption so kill General Zaroff. Being crafty showed what it takes to survive by being hunted by another
Also, our both focusing to accomplish a different goal. Hunters are tring to catch the the huntees, and the huntees are trying to survive from not getting caught or killed. The statement of The world is made up of two classes -- "the hunters and the huntees" is a great statement in general. The overall idea is that their are two kinds of people in this world, the hunters and the huntees.