High Noon Vs. The Most Dangerous Game

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High Noon, released in 1952, was a successful Western movie that broke stereotypes of typical Western movies. The Most Dangerous Game is a short story that was released in 1924, and was full of mysterious and suspenseful twists and turns. In the story, The Most Dangerous Game, written by Richard Connell, is about a hunter named Sanger Rainsford, who is stranded on an isolated island with a narcissist whose pastime is hunting humans. High Noon written by Carl Foremen is about a recently married marshal who has to protect the town from a renowned criminal. High Noon and The Most Dangerous Game both similar characters, but the conflict and setting of the movie and story, respectively, are very different. High Noon takes place in Hadleyville, a town in the New Mexico Territory during the 1870s to 1880s, while The Most Dangerous Game’s setting is on a detached island in South America around the 1900s. “Jagged crags appeared to jut up into the opaqueness; he forced him- self…show more content…
“Rainsford knew he could do one of two things. He could stay where he was and wait. That was suicide. He could flee. That was postponing the inevitable” (Connell 21). The citation explains Rainsford had a choice while play the games to either run away or stay when General Zaroff is trying to look for him. “They’re making me run. I never run from anyone before” (Foreman 58). This quote narrates that Will Kane never backed from a fight and how many are pressuring him to. The two quotes describe how the two men will continue to fight and surrender to the antagonist. Will Kane also had the choice to leave Hadleyville or stay and fight Frank Miller. Both characters need to fight to survive. No is there to help them. Their enemies have a higher advantage over them. To summarize, the main protagonists of High Noon and The Most Dangerous Game are complementary with each
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