At the beginning of the story, Rainsford is apathetic towards hunting animals and sees no problem with doing so. In the exposition of the story, Rainsford is a big-game hunter, and enjoys hunting
To begin with, the story conveys the idea of human superiority through the beliefs of the protagonist. The story begins on a yacht where Whitney, the protagonist’s companion, and Rainsford are discussing the concept of hunting animals. When Whitney states that hunting is a great sport for only the hunter, but not the animal being hunted, in
This shows he is alert by how he realizes the hounds, Zaroff, and Ivan were all coming so he quickly set up a trap to try and kill them to escape. Also it shows that he can remember a trick he learned before and again apply it to his situation. And finally it shows that he is extremely alert by how he sets the trap up so quickly so he does not get captured by Zaroff. In conclusion all these examples show Rainsford is a survivor by how he shows alertness in dangerous situations and how he gets out of that
The fact that Louie is throwing himself into being the leader of the tough situation and using his mental skill to comprehend ideas which could lead to a different fate shows how skillful he really is. As can also be seen in the text: "He snatched the cord, reeled the raft to him, and climbed aboard. He rowed to Phil and Mac" (Hillenbrand 4, 5). This also shows how important skillfulness is due to the fact that Louie found his solution to a problem and put it in action. Luckily, it can be shown in his natural instinct to do this sort of idea-thinking process.
The the last scene is significant because Rainsford has the confidence and skills to win against General Zaroff. Likewise, how he trusts his instincts and himself to set up the traps, but also, jump off a cliff. Richard Connell uses situational irony because Rainsford the hunter becomes the hunted. It states how Rainsford made a trap in the quicksand. As well as, when he jumped off the cliff he made good decisions.
In the Most Dangerous Game, Zaroff did “ General sensed misdanger and leapt back with agility”. General Zaroff can sensed things that a normal person can’t. Furthermore, for reacting to the danger let him escape unharmed. General Zaroff did “ The general made one of his deepest bows”. This shows that as a hunter that he is very flexible.
‘Get ready, General Zaroff’”(Connell 21). Rainsford used his survival skills and his wit to survive “the most dangerous game”. This was not easy, and required extreme mental and physical fortitude. In the real world, people possess the same type of will and perseverance. Soldiers fighting for their countries have to make decisions that shape their fate.
Life becomes harder for the Finch family when Atticus has to defend Tom Robinson, a black man, in a racist town. Throughout the book Atticus faces many conflicts that he handles very well, making him the hero of the story. When responding to conflict, Atticus Finch shows to be a very responsible man. Atticus states “...if spitting in my face and threatening me saved Mayella Ewell one extra beating, that’s something i’ll gladly take. He had to take it out on somebody and i’d rather it be me than that household of children out there.”
Through a careful examination and analysis it is clear that Piscine’s morals and beliefs were impacted by his nurturing. There are many ways Pi was influenced by his family. Despite all odds, Piscine survives a brutal boat ride with a dangerous bengal tiger on a boat. All while keeping his faith of god and remembering his family who tragically passed away prior to being stranded. His family gave him the strength and tools needed to survive.
That fear is a powerful source to utilize and take advantage of from a human because our emotions are so easy to witness. We are an open book which makes us easy to analyze and pick apart to see the root of the problem. That human nature was the beginning of us and it is also the end of us as we know it. The boys were a lost case by the time they crashed on the island and their decisions will haunt them for the rest of their lives. They will be seen as an outlier when they aren 't, because if others were put into their position, who is to say that they wouldn 't react the same.
“The things they carried” is a story that holds not even the slightest bit back and lays it out there for us. It tells the real straight forward story of Tim O’ Brien, And his alpha platoon mates. The psychological lens would be perfect for the chapter “Speaking of courage”, For the simple fact that this chapter is about O’Brien is trying to sort out everything that has happened in nam and what is happening till this day. By putting a psychological lens on the chapter “Speaking of Courage” is a good way to get into the head of Tim O’Brien and his platoon, to understand why he was driving around the lake, Norman, and how he was going to tell the story to the guy at Mamma’s Burgers, Norman and the silver star.
The main character in the Most Dangerous Game, Rainsford, endured numerous troublesome trials. The last trial he endured, in my opinion, was the hardest; giving him the chance to attack and kill Zaroff right then and there, instead choosing not to take advantage of the situation. Ultimately, he confronted and challenged him to a fair and even sword fight, the winner getting to keep Zaroff 's home while the loser was fed to the dogs. This act shows a great deal of Rainsford 's character and personality, proving to be a man of honor and fairness, with respect in this scenario. Rainsford allowed an even fight to take place, and as a result, for his actions, he won while Zaroff received what he truly deserved.
His two most memorable confrontations were with Stilson and Bonzo, in both situations Ender had no choice but to engage and protect himself, this leading to the death of Stilson and Bonzo at the hands of Ender. Keeping this trait in both the film and novel was crucial to the interpretation of Ender’s personality. Additionally, Ender’s relationships are portrayed the same, his fear of Peter, how he adores Valentine, and even his friends at battle school, along with gaining the trust of his squad. Including this in both platforms keeps the consistency of the character, making it easier to relate get to know Ender for who he
Throughout this journal, Zaroff can be characterized as confident and wacky. First, he can be considered as a confident man. In addition, the introduction of himself to Rainsford can be a detail by his speaking tone. Also, how he collaborates with Rainsford such as shake hands is a detail too. For example, “Another man was coming down the broad marble steps, an erect, slender man in evening clothes.
In the short story The Most Dangerous Game, the author Richard Connell shows that Rainsford needs control of his emotions, patience , and expert hunting and decision making skills in order to defeat Zaroff. Rainsford needs to gain control of his emotions to outthink Zaroff, who symbolizes Rainsfords "steep hill". When he finds that he is going to be hunted his natural instinct is to run and panic, but then he stops to look around and get a grip on the task at hand. Then at a critical moment when Zaroff finds him in a tree, Rainsford panics again because he realizes Zaroff is on his trail and is toying with him. Once again, he gains control of his emotions and formulates a plan.