Most Dangerous Game Vs. The Destructors

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This essay studies the villains from “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell and “The Destructors” by Graham Green. By comparing and contrasting, it is known that General Zaroff and Trevor posses altered tempers and social mannerisms, and yet have many resemblances in approach and decency. These characters are driven by the will to commit hateful wrongdoings. Many comparisons can be pulled from “The Destructors” by Graham Greene and “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, particularly between Trevor or known as “T” and General Zaroff. The two of them combined are smooth characters and both are the masterminds of the stories in which they exist. Trevor is the leading role of “The Destructors” and General Zaroff is the challenger of “The Most Dangerous Game.” General Zaroff posses a different level…show more content…
In the middle of demolishing Mr. Thomas’ home, Trevor and Mike comes across “Old Misery’s Saving” and debate steeling it, “We aren’t thieves” “We’ll burn them” ”one by one” Trevor says (Greene, 1954), and the General is just as cunning, telling Rainsford “oh you can trust me”(Connell, n.d.) all the while thinking to himself how to get his next kill. General Zaroff cockiness in hunting is feed by his past accomplishments and even writing a book on the subject. Both of these villains by hook or by crook try to justify the awful crimes that they commit. Trevor willing leads Mr. Thomas to the house he is about to destroy and even helps him over the fence. General Zaroff is the same demeanor shows interest for Rainsford the night before the hunt is set to begin. Its obvious that the lives of anyone means little to either of these villains. In Trevor’s mind, destroying Mr. Thomas’ home and possessions are just a joke, and to General Zaroff, the animals and people he hunts are trophies to add to his

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