High Noon And The Most Dangerous Game Analysis

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High Noon is an award-winning movie from the 1950s, which is also widely regarded as one of the best one hundred films in the history of Hollywood. It tells the story of a marshal from the Wild West named Will Kane, who has to fight for his life as a murderer by the name of Frank Miller is hunting him down and eager to get his revenge. “The Most Dangerous Game” is a short story about the hunters and the hunted, and focuses on a hunter named Sanger Rainsford who finds himself stranded on a mysterious island after plunging off his boat. Rainsford encounters a man, almost out of a fairy tale, called General Zaroff who challenges him to a hunt, where Rainsford would become the hunted. He has to try to navigate the island in order to survive and regain his freedom. High Noon and “The Most Dangerous Game” may appear to be somewhat different stories with several noticeable contrasting characteristics, such as the protagonists, yet they both have their similar factors, including the protagonists, that make them comparable, although delightfully unique. The protagonists of each story, Will Kane in High Noon and Sanger Rainsford in “The Most Dangerous Game,” both have to battle back against a force that aims to take away their life. However, the two characters hold different morals and take two contrasting paths throughout the stories. Will Kane states, “They’re making me run. I never run from anybody before,” (Foreman 293). Kane is on the verge of escaping to a nearby town with his

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