The Most Dangerous Game Conflicts All stories have to have a conflict, the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell has three important conflicts. Man against man, man against nature, man against himself are the three main conflicts that take place. For man against man Rainsford and General Zaroff are fighting each other in the hunting ‘game’. For man against nature Rainsford is fighting the sea once he hears the gunshots and is trying to get out of the water. For man against himself Rainsford is trying not to give up on himself and keep battling the general so he will not get killed.
Rainsford shows through the big hunt growth because he knows strategies and ways to win the big hunt. The frightening event is when he has to build his traps to stay away from the General. The exciting is when he meets him back at the house and kills the General and win the Most Dangerous
When Rainsford was voicing his opinion to Whitney about how the hunted do not have feelings, it foreshadows that Rainsford will be hunted. Another example of foreshadowing Connell uses throughout the story is that Rainsford’s and Whitney’s conversation about Ship-Trap Island foreshadows Rainsford being on the island. The foreshadowing intensifies the plot for the reader’s enjoyment. Connell also uses irony in “The Most Dangerous Game”. The sea that almost slaughtered Rainsford in the onset of the story, rescued him in the closing of the story.
Shockingly, Zaroff had a "trophy" room full of heads. Richard Connell wrote, "The Most Dangerous Game." Throughout the story Connell develops multiple themes about hunters and hunted. This story shows how there can be hunters and hunted or there cannot be any. Rainsford, who is one of the main characters, gets in a shipwreck around a mysterious island.
Richard Connell’s work titled, The Most Dangerous Game, uses elements, symbols, foreshadowing, and man versus self-conflict to support the theme of violence. In the story, The Most Dangerous Game, you never want to underestimate your opponent. In the beginning of the story, a yacht is coming upon an island but says the island is quite a mystery. "What island is it?" Rainsford said, "The old charts call it 'Ship-Trap Island," ' Whitney replied.
To escape the island he must outwit his host in the General’s own game of hunting. This requires him to go to extreme lengths to survive on the Devilish island he wound up on. In this journal, I will be evaluating General Zarroff and describing his personality. G: Zarroff is refined and collected. Y.
We are all power hungry in one way or another. Whether its in sports, or whether its about running a country, we would kill for power and this is show clearly in Harry Potter as he has to kill Voldemort in order to get that power and control that was needed. In a letter written by Dumbledore in the story, he states that only the necessary amount of power must be used to achieve what we need, not more, and not less. "Yes, we have been given power and yes, that power gives us the right to rule, but it also gives us responsibilities over the ruled. We must stress this point, it will be the foundation stone upon which we build… where we meet resistance, we must use only the force that is necessary and no more."
The next conflict introduced is man vs man. However Man vs. Man is the most obvious conflict. Rainsford and General Zaroff are fighting for different goals, Zaroff is fighting for fun and amusement and Rainsford is fighting for his survival and his chance to leave the island. Throughout the story, they argue on morals and belief, and in a deadly game. In the text it states "let me congratulate you.
The setting on the island in “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell is essential to the plot. For instance, the island is necessary to the plot because if it is not an island then it would change the story completely. General Zaroff is smart enough to find a secret island to chase and catch his prey. Once they get on the island, they are trapped. Rainsford knew that once General Zaroff is out to get him “ He was in a picture with a frame of water, and his only operations, clearly must take place within that frame” (11).
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