A well made story consists of carefully and pristinely created characters, settings, and conflicts, and these two stories do just that. In the story, The Most Dangerous Game, written by Richard Connell, a world renowned hunter, Rainsford, gets stranded and learns what it feels like to be hunted. In High Noon, a film written by Carl Foreman, a marshal must decide between fighting his past, Frank, or running and starting his new life with his new wife, Amy. The stories have many similarities and differences, but ultimately both stand as perfect examples of what the characters, settings, and conflicts should be like in any well made story.
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In High Noon a criminal is coming back to town seeking revenge and in The Most Dangerous Game the protagonist, Rainsford, gets trapped on an island and hunted. "I sent a man up five years ago for murder... I expect he'll come looking for me." (Foreman). I think this citation does a great job of naming the conflict early on and allows the reader to really understand what is going on. These conflicts differ from each other in the way that in High Noon, Will Kane had the problem of not being able to find help, deputies. In The Most Dangerous Game Rainsford doesn't need and help, nor could he get any as he was completely isolated. I believe that this added conflict to High Noon add an important theme that makes you think, which I think was great work by Carl Foreman. Even though both conflicts can be seen as infinitely different, they both example unquestionably good conflicts that make these stories better than most …show more content…
The characters in both High Noon and The Most Dangerous Game share a large similarity with their strong will. The settings are tremendously different where one takes place in a western town while the other on a tropical island, yet both are great settings for their story. And lastly, the conflicts are extremely easily distinguishable from each other, but both bring something new and exciting to the story. In conclusion, both stories have their similarities and differences, but both still set an ideal example of the elements of a story that all other stories should try to accomplish as
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High Noon, which was written by Carl Foreman, is a film about a marshal who has to protect his town and himself from a man who is returning from prison on the noon train for revenge with the help of his gang. “The Most Dangerous Game,” which was written by Richard Connell, is a short story about a man who ends up on an island known as ‘Ship Trap Island’ and has to survive from an expert hunter for three days by hiding from the hunter, his dogs, and his accomplice. Even though High Noon and “The Most Dangerous Game” are stories that have little in common, there are instances where we see similarities between the two settings; the protagonists and conflicts also have many differences. The film, High Noon, and the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” have two different conflicts that affect the story.
Film, "High Noon" and story, "The Most Dangerous Game", have a lot of similarities in characters and theme but very different in setting. In the story "The Most Dangerous Game" a sailor name Rainsford gets trapped on an isolated island and he has to survive there for three days. In the film "High Noon" a retired officer name Will had to go back to his job to save his town from four criminals that were coming back to get revenge. Even though both film and story are different they also have a lot of similarities in characters and theme. Referring to the theme of our story and the film, they are very similar.
Ever since the mid 1900s, people have been enjoying the action-packed classics that are High Noon and "The Most Dangerous Game". Although a movie about a sheriff named Will Kane in the West, High Noon, and a short story about a hunter named Sanger Rainsford being stranded on an island, "The Most Dangerous Game", don't seem like they'd have anything in common, they are actually much more similar than you'd think. Both of these tales teach lessons through their own different plots that both feature intense endings that leave you on the edge of your seat. Although High Noon and "The Most Dangerous Game" feature very notably different themes, they are still exceedingly similar when it comes to the overall setting and main characters of the two
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.
Although The Most Dangerous Game's Rainsford and High Noon's Will Kane have two different settings in their own stories that have similarities and differences they may affect the outcome of the story. "Rainsford gets ahold of a springy young tree sampling, he fastened the knife to it, and pointed it towards the end of the road". "As Kane realized the barn house he was in was burning from the lamps, he saw Colby sprint through the door with two guns and fires swiftly at Kane's direction, missing, Kane shoots him in the chest and kills him". In these scenes, Both the antagonist and protagonists try using their own separate setting
In the story The Most Dangerous Game it describes Ship-Trap island as a dark jungle like island that is difficult to see from afar and has many natural traps. However in High Noon the town is described as small remote and has some people. In The Most Dangerous Game we know that the island is very mysterious and his jungle like which contrasts the town that the movie High Noon takes place in which is arid and has some people. Both places are lawless and relatively remote however the actual location is very different. In conclusion there are many similarities and differences between the two stories however the comparisons don't end there the conflicts that the main characters face are also similar and
Rainsford and Zaroff become the players in “The Most Dangerous Game” and immediately the reader learns about both of them, their strengths and weaknesses. This story is a big cat and mouse game. The following quote describes the chase, “where there are pistol shots, there are men. Where there are men, there is food.”
Being hunted doesn't seems fun based on these two stories, The Most Dangerous Game and High Noon. They both have similar conflict; running from enemies and being hunted. The Most Dangerous Game came out in 1924 and High Noon came out in 1952. Even though High Noon and The Most Dangerous Game have similar conflict, the setting and main characters and very different.
The Most Dangerous Game In the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, the protagonist, Sanger Rainsford, and the antagonist, General Zaroff, are similar characters. Both Rainsford and Zaroff share common passions, skills and ideology. Initially, there is admiration between both characters, because Rainsford is Zaroff’s hero and Rainsford is grateful for Zaroff being welcome to him. However.
Most people when they hear “The Most Dangerous Game” they think of bull riding or other dangerous games that don’t involve death. “The Most Dangerous Game” is a suspenseful cliff hanging story that follows the days of a castaway on the island of a crazed hunter. Rainsford is a big game hunter who falls off a boat near the island of General Zaroff, a big Cossack general who is looking for an alternative to hunting dangerous animals but with a twist. Throughout “The Dangerous Game” Rainsford and General Zaroff both show examples of IRony and exert arrogance.
“The Most Dangerous Game” Essay In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell A man named Rainsford hears a gunshot and falls off a boat on to which he was traveling upon. Rainsford swims to this island to which he heard the gunshots, once on land he walks around and finds an unusual sight A mansion. When inside the mansion he comes across a man Named General Zaroff whos is a fan of his. Zaroff he hunts humans.
There are several conflicts in “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell; while person versus person is the most obvious, person versus self and person versus nature are also present. For example, the “jagged crags” upon which Rainsford lands scratch his hands until they are raw, and when Rainsford is trying to survive the hunt, nature once again acts as an obstacle. The muck is like “ a giant leech” and the insects “[bite] him savagely” through the dense vegetation. On the other hand, Rainsford faces an internal dilemma when he is talking to Zaroff about hunting humans for sport: while Rainsford is shocked by the proposition, he feels no revulsion, no disgust. Therefore, because Rainsford does not seem to have an internal aversion to Zaroff’s proposal, that causes a quandary - his lack of moral dilemma in this situation is a dilemma in itself.
Panic, anxiety, and most importantly, fear, are all components that form the adventurous tale, The Most Dangerous Game. Rainsford, the protagonist of the story, is widely recognized as an experienced hunter who ventures off in a ship to travel to Rio in order to hunt jaguars. However, the story turns when Rainsford falls off his ship, encounters a hunter who hunts men, and becomes the prey himself. Although Connell sets up an intense plot by using irony, characterization, word choice, and other literary devices, imagery is one of the main aspects that releases an uneasy feeling within the audience. Imagery is a common literary device that authors use to engage a reader into the story, by painting the scene in the audience’s mind.
External conflict is something that some characters from the second unit struggle with. Rainsford, Mathilde, and Georg and Ulrich all experience external conflicts that create an unexpected turn of events. The title “The Most Dangerous Game” is significant to the text because it helps readers to understand that the game will not be easy. It also reflects the truth in this text because Rainsford underestimated his opponent, and this could cause the game to be dangerous.