Probably because he is dazed and confused, Rainsford doesn’t pick up on this. Connell utilizes two strategies here: steady breakdown, and anxiety for the main character. On page seventeen of the story, it is discovered that “The Most Dangerous Game”, is really mankind. Readers are terrified. While Rainsford and the General are chatting over a grand dinner, Rainsford begins to highly respect the General, and his bravery.
In Richard Connell’s short story ‘’The Most Dangerous Game,” a world class hunter and author Sanger Rainsford finds himself running from a psychotic general on a secluded tropical island. Rainsford has to not only run for his life, but mortally fight back to survive a deadly game of hunt or be hunted. Theme of the story is role reversal, which forces Rainsford to change over the course of the story. In fact, Rainsford’s perception of hunting and of the animal's feelings reverse completely. He realizes that his idea of what animals felt like was wrong in its entirely, and through understanding what it is like to be hunted, he becomes less ignorant and naive.
The Most Dangerous Game In the story, “The Most Dangerous Game”, written by Richard Connell there is a man named Sanger Rainsford. He is cast away off a yacht that he fell off. When he is cast away he gets on the island and falls into a deep sleep and wakes up in one day. When he wakes up he starts exploring the island. He is on a strange island where the sailors he was sailing with fear the island as well as the captain.
Rainsford is a clever guy. Especially when he is in trouble… In “ The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford is hopeful, clever, and brave. Rainsford is hopeful because he keeps trying to beat General Zaroff. In the story “ The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard connell, it says “‘He shinned excitedly up a tree and looked back.’ ‘His pursuers had stopped.’”(Connell 235) This quote basically means Rainsford did everything he could to try to get away from Zaroff and when they finally stopped pursuing him, Rainsford was thrilled. This is why Rainsford is brave.
The Most Dangerous Game Have you ever been chased or stalked? Perhaps even you’ve chased or stalked someone else, or had an obsession with someone or something? In the story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, two men have a challenge, which involves those two questions. The story may not completely correspond with our modern day, but it does coincide with the olden days. Before this essay goes any farther, you must be informed that these two men are hunters in the extreme.
Sanger Rainsford stands on one side of the line and General Zaroff on the other. Through his brave nature, Rainsford drives the book’s theme of sticking to one’s beliefs. In “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, Sanger Rainsford is shown as brave, intelligent, and passionate. Rainsford is shown to be courageous in the story when he jumps off the cliff. “A blue gap showed between the trees dead ahead.
“There are only two classes in the world: the hunter and the hunted.” This theme is expressed and questioned by the story The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell. But is that theme in the movie? Both the book and the movie The Most Dangerous Game are both about a man named Zaroff hunting the ¨most dangerous game¨; humans. Though the book and the movie have the same general plot, the integrity of the story is affected by the many differences and similarities in the areas of the initiating event, characterization, and plot between the story and the movie The Most Dangerous Game. The first initiating event is how Rainsford ends up on the island.
In “The Most Dangerous Game” there is an eerie, ominous tone to it. Zaroff helps add onto this by explaining about his hunting. “My dear fellow, said the general, there is one thing that can. But you can’t mean- - gasped Rainsford” (Connell 221). This tone is making you eerie because at this point Rainsford learns that Zaroff is hunting people.
In The Most Dangerous Game, Rainsford is a world-renowned hunter who travels the globe in search of new animals to kill. In High Noon, Will is the marshal of a tiny western town. Throughout the story, Will is portrayed as brave, but he also shows weakness in the end. "Then his control gives way, and the tide of bitterness and anger overflow in him. He pounds his battered fists on the desk top brutally, almost sobbing his outrage" (Forman 136).
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. they soon discover how similar they are, and these similarities become the cause of conflict in the story.