Plot Summary: The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell

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“The Most Dangerous Game” The setting is absolutely necessary for the plot to work in Richard Connell’s “the most dangerous game”. For example the isolation is very important to the plot. The isolation makes the storyline believable. Without it people could run away or get help. “He was in a picture with a frame of water, and his operations, clearly, must take place within that frame” (11). The prey can now not get off the island. If anyone did they would die at sea. Another necessary reason is the the sharp rocks. The sharp rocks prevent anyone Zaroff wants out, out. If anyone tried to come in they would crash and become prey to Zaroff. “On a night less calm he would’ve been shattered against them” (3). The rocks are a way of getting
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