Most Dangerous Game Obstacles Essay

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“All the adversity I 've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” Walt Disney . Who would have thought Walt Disney experienced obstacles? However, obstacles are a fact of life, no matter who you are. Likewise, if authors didn’t include obstacles or conflicts in their stories, readers would find their writings boring. Real life and fictional obstacles can make life challenging but interesting. In real life this past fall, Hurricane Sandy created many challenges for the people who live in the Northeast. In his article “Sandy Wreaks Havoc”, Matt Smith estimated 2.8 million power outages occurred along the East coast. Hundreds of patients had to be evacuated from hospitals with only …show more content…

First of all, he fell off a ship at night in the middle of the Caribbean Ocean. Once he finally arrived on shore, he had to search for clothing, food, water and shelter. He next had to battle General Zaroff and Ivan for his survival. This also meant he had to overcome his own nerves to stay one step ahead of his captors. These obstacles definitely challenge Rainsford and keep readers interested. Finally, I have experienced obstacles in my own life. In college I tried out for the St. Ambrose Band. I was very nervous the day of the audition. In fact, after listening to the person performing ahead of me, I was tempted to leave the audition and tell people I just didn’t make it. In the end, I decided not to flee and actually performed quite well. I was proud of myself for overcoming this challenging event. In the end, obstacles make life challenging. Authors employ obstacles in their stories to garner interest. Authors are welcome to the obstacles; I would prefer real life not to be so

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