Competition Illustrated In The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

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When Whitney was talking about the "Ship-Trap island" he was saying that ship always get lost or crash there. When she went to bed and Rainsford stayed to smoke another pipe he heard three gunshots coming from an island. He then fell off the boat and started swimming to the nearest island. When Rainsford falls off a boat and swims to an island. There on "ship-trap island" he find general Zaroff who hunts humans. When Rainsford refuses to hunt with Zaroff, Rainsford has to be hunted. Richard Connell uses mood/tone in his story “The Most Dangerous Game” to convey the theme of competition rarely enhances a person’s character. The author of “The Most Dangerous Game” is Richard Connell. The thesis is Competition rarely enhances a person 's character. I think being hunted changes rainsford for the better because he had to think like the animal and he got a feel of how the animal felt while being hunted. In the story General Zaroff told rainsford that he hunts something more powerful and with more intelligent, this being a human.…show more content…
"Somewhere, off in the blackness, someone had fired a gun three times." The mood of this scene is suspicious because it 's not clear on who is shooting/ where it is coming from. This beginning scene hints that rainsford has to go to the island and overcome an obstacle. Once on the island General Zaroff asked Rainsford if he wanted to hunt the most dangerous game - humans. Zaroff said, "I wanted the ideal animal to hunt," (3). Rainsford said no because he wanted to be a hunter not a murderer. He believes that humans have feelings unlike animals. Zaroff then decides to hunt him. Rainsford begins to experience what it 's like to be an
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