Nonetheless, it wasn't enough to keep him in the army. His desire for hunting is too strong to abandon. 3. Can you elaborate on the reason for why General Zaroff decided to hunt humans instead of wild animals? After many years of hunting animals, it became boring for General Zaroff.
Now, whenever Rainsford even thinks about hunting, he will be reminded of this traumatic experience and will not hunt. A final reason that Rainsford will not hunt again because he is traumatized is, when he thought about what the General would do to him, he got really scared. Whenever Rainsford thought about what the General would do, it would send “ a shudder of cold horror throughout his whole body” (Connell 33). He is traumatized because he doesn 't know why the General would do something like this people just for fun. Rainsford will never hunt again because of all the traumatizing experiences he faced while being on the
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
Simon, being one of the wiset boys, said, “Maybe there is a beast...maybe it’s only us…” (Chapter 5, page 80). Some boys believe that there is a wild beast roaming about and others think that it is nonsense. The boys are beginning to split up and divide themselves over the thought of a silly creature when in reality, they should be packing together. A dead parachutist lands on the island, stuck in the rocks and trees and the boys mistake it for the beast. The boys have officially decided that continuing hunting on the island is better than trying to get off the island which makes Ralph very angry.
When Rainsford first entered Zaroff’s house Zaroff seemed very mysterious. Zaroff seemed too nice and sometimes hostile. When Zaroff talked about hunting with Rainsford, Zaroff seemed obsessed with hunting to the point where it became scary. Rainsford finally realized the threat Zaroff was when he refused to hunt
General Zaroff can also be described as a static character. Over the course of the story he doesn’t change from thinking that human are not for hunting, he still thinks that hunting is more than an animal. Rainsford cannot believe that General is murder but General doesn’t take it seriously. “Why should I be serious? I am speaking of hunting .
Rainsford reactions to his first day on Ship-Trap Island are that Rainsford might be thinking he wished not to fell off the boat in the first place. Another example that is going through Rainsford mind is that when he met General Zaroff, Rainsford thought he was pretty chill and cool. The stuff that is going through mind because Zaroff told him that there is another big game to hunt and the big game is hunting humans. Rainsford is thinking about Zaroff, thinking that he is an insane man or person for what he does. That is the reasons why Rainsford can’t sleep or quiet his brain.
Zaroff thinks what he does is not murder however, Rainsford thinks it is murder. “Dear me again that unpleasant word.”(70) General Zaroff does not see him killing people as murder, he sees it as sport. Zaroff grows bored of hunting animals so he has moved on to harder hunting. He sees it as him giving the people that wash up on his island a chance at living and making it back home. “Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong, and if need be taken by the strong”( General Zaroff thinks that you need to be strong to live.
On the other hand you can analyze the actions that George did and you can say that they were not very human decisions. George killed his best friend because Lennie killed a person and was going to get into more problems but nevertheless can not say that this is justified. George always told Lennie all the plans they had together, like buying a ranch, he was always keeping it with the expectation that they were going to stay together forever. This quote is an example of how Lennie and George looked happy in the future. "O.K.
This fear leads to the death of Simon, when he comes down the mountain to tell the other boys that their is no beast he finds them reenacting an hunt. The boys at this point having lost all order and have fear controlling their thoughts mistake him for the beast and beat him to death. Though Simon tells them he is not the beast and the boys can see him up close the fear in their minds has changed the way they think to the point they lose control of themselves and continue to beat him thinking they finally have the
The Christmas hunt by. Borben Deal The story Christmas time the theme was to listen to others even if you don 't want to because it could lead to bad things. It Could make something worse. For example the kid from the story made things worse by going hunting by himself and not telling his dad, he didn 't listen to his dad when he was told not to go out by himself. He made it way worse because he didn 't listen to his dad and shot his dad 's dog.
In the story " The most dangerous game" Rainsford the main character of the story and a big game hunter says " Bah! They 've no understanding." What he means by this is no animal has an under standing of feeling and can not comprehend what is happening. This statement is wrong. Animals do feel, animals do not run away to escape danger because they feel like running.