A dynamic character is one who changes over the course of a story after learning something extremely important. In The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell, Rainsford has to undergo a difficult experience that causes him to change his thinking about being a big game hunter. When Rainsford and his crew are passing by the dreaded Ship-Trap Island, Rainsford experiences a misfortune and falls overboard the ship. He is thrown into the sea, has to swim for his life in the choppy waters, and eventually reaches Ship-Trap Island. After Rainsford arrives on Ship-Trap Island, he discovers a mansion where General Zaroff lives, the antagonist of the story.
“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell is an interesting story about avid hunter Sanger Rainsford. He falls off of a yacht and swims to an island called “shiptrap island”. He finds himself being hunted by the crazy General Zaroff. General Zaroff had grown bored of hunting animals since they did not give the general the danger and excitement he craved. His solution was to build a house on a deserted island and bring humans there, so he could hunt them.
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.
We get jumped by the Socs.” A large part of the novel is devoted to Ponyboy’s escape. Through that time the main character of The Outsider is separated from his older brothers and he has to face many dangers which involve hand-to hand combat, fire knives and even guns. Right after being separated from his siblings Pony is attacked by one of the Socs who grabbed him and hold his head under the frigid water of a fountain, Ponyboy almost drowns, when he wakes up, he finds out that Johnny killed the boy who almost killed him. This death will lead to more violence between the gangs who will fight in order to defend the honor of their own. Without meaning to, the two young boys started initiating events, and worsen tensions.
Throughout generations, people have been hunting for food and population control, but in “The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford thinks that hunting is a sport until he becomes the hunted. In the story, Rainsford met General Zaroff on the island; Rainsford thought he was a nice guy until he started hunting humans. Rainsford didn’t agree with him and refused to hunt, and he wanted to leave immediately, but Zaroff was started to hunt him. Rainsford uses his skills and knowledge to survive against General Zaroff. In “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell suggests to, trust yourself or you won’t succeed.
General Zaroff has dogs that assist him in finding his prey of the game. The people have to outsmart the dogs after a certain amount of days in the game. To sum up man versus nature is a conflict because the people have to survive against animals. The last example of man versus nature is that the people have to navigate their way through the island. The island has harsh terrain that most people that are in the game have trouble navigating.
Did you know some people hunt humans for pure enjoyment? This is true in the story “The Most Dangerous Game”. Richard Connell writes a story in the time of 1924 that consists directly from the idea of hunters hunting humans. This starts when a big game hunter named Rainsford finds himself stranded on a unknown island by accident and runs into a chateau where he meets a suspicious man named Zaroff, from there Rainsford finds out Zaroff hunts humans who come to the island by trapping them with a lure. Rainsford then plays the game of hunt with Zaroff.
Rainsford chose to be hunted and lasted the time limit of three days of hunted by the General, and killed the General when he had his chance. At the beginning of the story, the flaw of Rainsford is he falling overboard and ending up swimming for his life. After Rainsford reached too far for his pipe, he was sent into a life or death situation while his “cry was pinched off short as the blood-warm waters of the Caribbean Sea dosed over his head. He struggled up to the surface and tried to cry out, but the wash from the speeding yacht slapped him in the face and the salt water in his open mouth made him gag and strangle” (Connell 2). As the readers read by this section of the story, their eyes would open wide in response to the situation that Rainsford was left in.
Imagine… falling off a boat and being alone on an island, except you’re not actually alone. Well this happened to Sanger Rainsford. Richard Connell’s short story, “The Most Dangerous Game” shows how sense of suspense leads to the literal meaning of “The Most Dangerous Game.” Richard Connell creates suspense by introducing detail slowly. In the beginning of the story Rainsford repeatedly tries to get the general to tell him what kind of game he hunts. But General Zaroff avoids a direct answer, yet hints at possibilities telling Rainsford, “I’ll tell you… you will be amused I’m sure”.
The protagonist, Rainsford, struggles with nature when he falls into the ocean, himself when he must make a decision between being hunted and being tortured, and another man when he murders the malicious General Zaroff at the end of the story. It is inevitable to face conflicts in one’s life, though they may not be as dramatic as the problems that Rainsford deals with. One is constantly exposed to opinions different from their own, weather interfering with one’s plans, and decisions, big and small, which determine what kind of person one is. However, in stories like this, as well as in the real world, conflict is essential to propelling people to reach their
When Whitney was talking about the "Ship-Trap island" he was saying that ship always get lost or crash there. When she went to bed and Rainsford stayed to smoke another pipe he heard three gunshots coming from an island. He then fell off the boat and started swimming to the nearest island. When Rainsford falls off a boat and swims to an island. There on "ship-trap island" he find general Zaroff who hunts humans.
At this point Liam had been gone for a couple hours and Chase began to worry about him. So, Chase grabbed his survival kit and went on a quest for Liam. As the cheetahwhaleapines were attacking Liam, he somehow managed to escape, and ran for his life. A couple minutes later Liam ran into Chase and they killed the three cheetawhaleapines with their licorice whips. With the ship still landed, Liam and Chase ran as fast as they could back to the rover, so whatever was in the ship could not see them.
Odysseus then went to the beach and began to swim out into the ocean. After an hour or two of swimming in the ocean Odysseus decided to cut himself to lure a shark. After he did this he only had to wait a couple minutes until a shark appeared. The shark began to circle Odysseus waiting for a moment to attack, and Odysseus was following the shark waiting to attack as well. Suddenly the shark made its move at Odysseus, but Odysseus was one step ahead and he flailed to the side and jabbed his spear into the heart of the shark killing it.
Rainsford woke up to one sound; the baying of hounds. The odds were stacked against him, he was now facing down with a bold face nature, self, and man. However, Rainsford, like any other hunter, knew when to run. Now was that time. He sprinted to the ocean, trying to get away from the hounds, and then dove into the ocean.