The Most Dangerous Game Vs High Noon Essay

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Imagine being chased down in the Old West by a killer or being chased in the forest by a man who hunts men, that’s what Will and Sanger had to go through in their respective stories. High Noon, written by Carl Foreman, is a film about a marshal who has to protect the town from a gang of criminals. “The Most Dangerous Game” is about a hunter who is trapped on an island and is being hunted by another person. High Noon and “The Most Dangerous Game” are extremely different stories with their unique settings and conflicts as well as similarities between the main characters. The settings between High Noon and “The Most Dangerous Game” are extremely different. “Outskirts of Hadleyville—Day. It is not yet eleven A.M., and the sun is high and hot in a clear sky. Near a landmark of some kind—a tree or an outcropping of rock” (Foreman 288). This quote is the best example of setting in this story however, it shows the reader that it is a dry, warm, western area of the US. “An unbroken front of snarled and ragged jungle fringed the shore. He saw no sign of a trail through the closely knit web of weeds and trees; it was easier to go along the shore” (Connell 6). That quote is showing that the island that Rainsford is trapped on…show more content…
Their settings might be the most different with these stories, one is an old West town and the other is a island full of trees. With the conflict in High Noon Will Kane could run off in the sunset towards the Mississippi if he wanted to, while in “The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford can’t run no where. There are some similarities in this huge pile of differences. The Main characters, Will Kane and Sanger Rainsford both are great shooters which is apparent when you read these stories. These are two amazing stories that are a great read, or watch of you seeing High Noon, with a lot of differences but the small similarities are also enjoying to
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