A dynamic character is one who changes over the course of a story after learning something extremely important. In The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell, Rainsford has to undergo a difficult experience that causes him to change his thinking about being a big game hunter. When Rainsford and his crew are passing by the dreaded Ship-Trap Island, Rainsford experiences a misfortune and falls overboard the ship. He is thrown into the sea, has to swim for his life in the choppy waters, and eventually reaches Ship-Trap Island. After Rainsford arrives on Ship-Trap Island, he discovers a mansion where General Zaroff lives, the antagonist of the story.
It is through this that Rainsford decides to abandon his plan on prey as the story gets to a conclusion (Lyall, 2011). Conflict Conflict is seen when Rainsford falls off the yacht while riding deep in the waters. He has to struggle swimming to the shore of the sea to find help at the island on the far end. However, Rainsford overcomes the overwhelming sea when “a certain coolheadedness
The raccoon escapes into the water on Old Dan 's head. The raccoon tries to reach the shore and Old Dan catches him. After they killed the coon, Little Ann licks Old Dan 's cuts and he does the same for her, then the two dogs go off to find more raccoons
By being brave, Odysseus was able to help his men get out of the cave, thus being a hero. Likewise, Bethany Hamilton showed that she's brave like Odysseus by “jumping back into the shark-inhabited waters. The thought of another shark attack was daunting
“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell is an interesting story about avid hunter Sanger Rainsford. He falls off of a yacht and swims to an island called “shiptrap island”. He finds himself being hunted by the crazy General Zaroff. General Zaroff had grown bored of hunting animals since they did not give the general the danger and excitement he craved. His solution was to build a house on a deserted island and bring humans there, so he could hunt them.
Jack, then, orders a dance in response to the downpour; Simon crawls out of the forest and tries to tell them about the beastie’s true identity but the boys end up having a crave of killing and kill Simon. As the rain increases and the boys leave, the tide carries Simon’s body away. They both connect because it shows how these boys, who are stranded on an island, have to overcome obstacles and go through different realizations like
As well as, when he jumped off the cliff he made good decisions. Then Rainsford came and surprised General Zaroff while he was in bed, Rainsford killed General Zaroff. The text states, “Rainsford! How in god’s name did you get here?” (Connell 20). In addition it states, “I’m still a beast at bay, he said in a low, hoarse voice.
The collective fear of the unknown leads to the untimely and accidental death of Simon. The distress present in the boys causes their impulsive action, of Simon’s horrific murder. Fear of “the beast” an imaginary creature causes the boys to act irrational, and provokes survival instincts as a result of life threatening terror. The fear of the boys in this moment is epitomized when they chant, “Kill the beast!, Cut his throat, Spill his blood!” (168). On the beach, the littluns are in disarray, they scream “...and [blunder] about, fleeing from the edge of the forest, and one of them broke the ring of biguns in his terror.
After the second night, Ivan and all of the hounds. If he does not find the person after three days, The hunted wins. For three days, Rainsford toughed out these conditions by setting elusive traps, schemes, and trails. On the third night, however, Rainsford was being pursued by Zaroff when he made a daring choice. Jump into the water.
Hook also succeeds in capturing the Darling brothers and the Lost Boys, but when Peter and Hook fight their final battle, Hook loses and is eaten by a crocodile. Seeing peter slowly advancing upon him [Hook] through the air with dagger poised, he sprang upon the bulwarks o cast himself into the sea. He did not know that the crocodile was waiting for him; for we purposely stopped the clock that this knowledge might be spared him: a little mark of respect from us at the end.