How Does Richard Connell's Use Of Light Symbolism

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In conclusion, Richard Connell uses light, civility, and religious symbolism to demonstrate General Zaroff’s facade. Throughout the story, Zaroff uses light to symbolize darkness because he uses the light to lure people to his chateau. Connell uses civility to show the General’s facade because his visitors receive a nice place to stay, a meal, and shows politeness. Zaroff uses his politeness to trap the people, so he can use them for his prey. Religious symbolism is used in Connell's story to show that Zaroff decides that everyone is hunted while playing the game, which shows that he could be referred to as God because God chooses life or death; although, he can be referred to as the Devil, he kills people for entertainment. General Zaroff
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