“The world is made up of two classes-- the hunters and the huntees.’’ Rainsfords states this at the beginning of The Most Dangerous Game. What he meant was that we are all like animals, some strong others weak. Rainsford is the main character in “The Most Dangerous Game” that is written by Richard Connell. In the story there is a conflict between the main character, Rainsford, and the villain, Zaroff. The story takes place in an isolated tropical island in the Caribbean. Zaroff and Rainsford share a character trait that determines Rainsford fate in the end of the story. Both are hunters and hunting for them is a lifestyle. Zaroff challenges and leaves Rainsford with no other choice but to be hunted. It’s Rainsford's
Chapter 9: After returning from his leave, Paul sees that his friends are still alive. Relieved that they are still alive, he shares his food with them. His friends felt that Paul was lucky because he was away from the war to visit his family. His friends explain that while he was gone, they heard that they are all going to Russia. He also founds out from his friends that they are going to get inspected by the Kaiser before they go to Russia. Paul finds out that the Kaiser isn’t what he thought he would be, and is disappointed. Feeling like he needs to catch up with his friends and the war, he volunteers to help find and gather information about the enemy. However, when trying to go back, an attack started to happen, and he decided to hide
Have you ever read “And Then Their Were None”? It is a very good mystery book. Ten people were all invited to Indian Island to go on a vacation. When the book started they were all on their own going to the boat docks. That boat took ten people to a strange island called Indian Island. This story is about the sad events of this ten people’s deaths and who killed this ten people.
Dead Wake archives the sinking of the RMS Lusitania of the Cunard line. Our story begins with the great liner docked at Pier 54 in Manhattan in late April of 1915. The liner, Lucy, as her nickname was, needed to be laden with 5,690 tons of coal, enough to propel her across the Atlantic at 24 knots. She was built like a battleship, with her coal bunkers along the hull on the outer edge, this would prove devastating. Captain William Thomas Turner would oversee all this.
What happened? Why did I do this? Where am I? It was a dark stormy spring night. There was once a kid named James Heinzenberg, his parents were very rude and demanding. It was like James was their slaves doing everything for them and not getting a minute to himself. One day, James thought it would be a great idea if he were to run away, and that’s exactly what he did.
“The Man Who Was Almost a Man” by Richard Wright and “Paul’s Case” by Willa Cather both have protagonists who desire a life distinct to the one they currently live and use a train as a means to gain it. The train symbolizes being brand new and starting a life they have always wished for. Dave and Paul are the same in a lot of ways. Both of them wanting their life to be bigger and better than what they are used to and will go to extreme measures to get what they want.
Margaret gets one of her father's friends, George Scheffer, asking if he could help her find Christian. When they come close to finding Christian, George gets mad at Margaret for kicking his horse hard making her fall off. But as he was lecturing Margaret, Christian finds him and makes George go away. They soon come across British soldiers. He asks them to lead him to the general, but they couldn't understand what he was saying. The British make them go to the British prison, but Margaret escapes. When she finds her brother, Jacob, he helps them and they eventually go home.
A long long time ago, there were big sailing ships on this river. One night in a storm, a big ship sank. All the lanterns were lit as the the ship went down. Now, they say that on stormy nights, the ship rises and you can see the lanterns as the ships sails and sailors laugh. They come out of the storm and raid nearby towns. When the storm ends, they disappear without a trace. They leave with all the goods and people they stole and kidnapped.
5am, every morning started off the same. Annie would wake up to small random movement going on in the hallway that went into the kitchen. She already knew it was her mother, there were times she felt exhausted and continued to sleep but there was also mornings where she accompanied
Alexander Schultz is a 20 year old German soldier who works at Auschwitz concentration camp located in Oswiecim Poland. Alexander works as a camp guard from dawn till dark every day. Alexander is not fond of his job because he believes the Jews are regular people and does not agree with the way they are being treated.
Waking after such terrifying events, Rainsford thought over all that had happened over the past few days on the island with General Zaroff. “How will I ever find Whitney?” thought Rainsford as he stumbled around the chateau in a daze, “Perhaps I can swim to Haiti, I should be close enough and Johnson lives around there.” Johnson was Rainsford’s old childhood friend who had lived 2 blocks away, he moved to Haiti when he became 30, so that he would always be by the sea. Rainsford decided this was a good plan, but instead of swimming he went down by the shore and forged a raft out of coconut tree wood. Leaving the island left Rainsford with many different feelings, mainly sadness, but for some reason he felt like he would be back one day. The
Rainsford is a hunter that falls off a ship and swims to Ship-Trap Island. Then he met General Zaroff who took him in. Soon Zaroff was hunting Rainsford. First Rainsford hide in a tree. Then he built a man catcher which wounded Zaroff. Next, he built a tiger pit which killed one of Zaroff’s dogs. After he built a knife trap that killed Ivan. He then swam to the house where he confronted Zaroff and slept in Zaroff’s
In this chapter, Ishmael is in Lima, Peru and is talking to two of his friends, Don Pero and Don Sebastian. The story he tells takes place before the events of the book and the story goes like this: The Town-Ho was a sperm whaling ship from Nantucket and it had started to take in more water than usual. The captain assumed a sword fish had stuck the bottom of the ship and it wasn 't huge issue. After a few days at sea, with the crew taking up multiple shifts of pumping the water out of the hull, the captain concluded to get the ship repaired at one of the nearby islands. After this, Ismael brings up why the captain decided to do this. It was because of Radney, "the mate, a Vineyard," and "the bitterly provoked Vengeance of Steelkit, a Lakeman and
The sky was picture perfect, fluffy clouds in the perfect blue sky. Voices, united in hymns rose from the synagogue as birds flew past, adding their song to those of the Jews. Reb Alter was among those singing, his voice shaky and wobbly, but enthusiastic all the same. Sing, O heaven, be joyful, O earth, and break forth into singing! His hand tightly gripping his cane, he fiddled with the dull, familiar hilt. Oh, how Rivkele would have loved this synagogue. As the service finished, Reb Alter hobbled uncertainly out of the synagogue. Must get another loaf of bread. Which way home? Looking around the unfamiliar scenery, he noticed the same man who had led him here.
A 12 year old kid named austin archuleta killed his entire family. his step dad sleeping in the bedroom. his sister on the couch sleeping with her boyfriend. His baby sister in her highchair. the put on a clown mask and crept up stairs. he walked into the room his step dad was in. he tied him up and stabbed him in the throat. he heard something downstairs. his sister's boyfriend. austin grabbed a bat and crept down stairs. he was in the kitchen then austin smacked him to death. he was wearing a creepy mask to frighten his sister. he put on that mask and woke up his sister and the second her eyes opened a knife went into her chest. he sat outside as his mom showed up. austin did not even think about killing her she called 911. Austin left his sister