On an island near the Amazon there is this place known for a hunting ground. In the story, The Most Dangerous Game, Richard Collins Illustrates a character who struggles to realize a point in which he thought didn't Matter. There was a great amount of conflict between the character and himself, in which he realizes the point that didn't matter to him actually did matter. The author wrote the conflict to reflect a change in the character because some characters changes throughout the story. Rainsford is a big game hunter and he believes that nobody cares how the prey feels, but soon he gets a small idea of what it might feel like.
General Zaroff still didn’t care for Ivan, after he took his life to save General Zaroff. Another example is he enjoyed hunting humans because he said himself, he had to find a challenge, or he would fall “to
He discovers what it is like to be running for one's life. This is role reversal because he is now hunted opposed to being the hunted. The antagonist in the story plays the most dangerous game with Rainsford. Rainsford is so scared and experiments how his preys feel when he hunts them. Since Rainsford is a world class hunter, he is a a great match for Zaroff who is a excellent hunter himself.
With Duclos returning to the beginning arguments and trying to make counter arguments, I feel is a major weakness for his argument. While returning to his first arguments about how critics often argue that hunting is immoral because it requires intentionally inflicting harm on innocent creatures. Even people who are not comfortable should acknowledge that many animals have the capacity to suffer. If it is wrong to inflict unwanted pain or death on an animal, then it is wrong to hunt. Today it is hard to argue that human hunting is strictly necessary in the same way that hunting is necessary for animals.
Also, General Zaroff is an extreme hunter and doesn’t find pleasure in hunting regular animals. Zaroff says the most dangerous game is humans because they have the ability to reason. Rainsford is going to be hunted and is given a certain amount of time to survive. Moreover, while Rainsford is being hunted Zaroff
Sometimes life can be a dangerous game, and in this story one man gets caught in the most dangerous game of all. This short story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, is about Rainsford, a great hunter, who gets lost and finds himself in a tricky situation with another great hunter named General Zaroff. These hunters share the same interests and viewpoint when it comes to the animals they hunt, except when Rainsford realizes that Zaroff may be hunting a different kind of prey. Although these two characters feel the same way about animals not having feelings, Rainsford changes his mind when he realizes what being hunted really feels like. Both Rainsford and General Zaroff are unsympathetic towards their prey.
In saying this, the general reveals irony in his character because he has just said what his game really is. Most, including Rainsford, would consider the hunting of humans a very uncivilized activity, but the general not only thinks himself to be civilized, but also acts civilized in his everyday manner. When the general is explaining how he prepares his quarry for the hunt, he asks Rainsford if he wants to visit his ‘training school’. “‘We’ll visit my training school,’ smiled the general. ‘It’s in the cellar.
Connell creates uncertainty in the story by foreshadowing the reader of future events. At dinner, Zaroff interests Rainsford with the fact that he “‘hunt[s] more dangerous game’” (5). Zaroff explains that “‘hunting had ceased to be what you call ‘a sporting proposition’ it had become too easy,’” (7) he needs game that is “‘able to reason”’ (7), but Rainsford knows that “‘no animal can reason”’ (7). Connell foreshadows the upcoming events by gradually explaining the credentials of the animal he desires to hunt. Once the reader recognizes Zaroff’s intentions
The readers are able to witness in the beginning of the short story Rainsford believing the animals have no understand. Shifting then as Rainsford becomes the hunted, having to change his mind set to what it feels like to be an animal. As the story comes to an end, the reader is able to notice Rainsfords shift for the last time as he must now kill General Zaroff. Throughout the short story the reader may witness the theme of Rainsford's dynamic character change as he continues to go back and forth between the two different classes: the hunters and the huntees in The Most Dangerous
Obsessions of the Hunt Hunting has always been a part of humanity, but in the short story “The Most Dangerous Game,” by Richard Connell, one man takes the hunt too far. A world renowned hunter named Rainsford is put to the test when he became the prey to a man named General Zaroff. As Rainsford runs and hides for his life, the general gleefully hunts him down. The general is obsessed with the thrill and challenges of the hunt, and resorts to hunting men to challenge himself even more when animals start to bore him. The greatest controlling characteristic of General Zaroff can only be his obsession of the hunt.