Rainsford In 'The Cask Of Amontillado' By Richard Connell

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Rainsford is a big game hunter on a yacht headed towards Brazil. When he carelessly sits on a rail on the yacht, he falls into the sea. He winds up on Ship Trap Island, and meets General Zaroff, a Russian man who enjoys hunting. He doesn’t know that Zaroff enjoys hunting humans. General Zaroff hunts men with his pistol; they only have a knife and a three-day food supply. If the person survives three days without being killed, they are let free. Rainsford declines when Zaroff asks to hunt with him, so Zaroff decides to hunt rainsford. After eluding Zaroff for three days, Rainsford wins the “game”. At the end of the story, Rainsford kills Zaroff in an act of

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