The Most Dangerous Game 'By Ray Bradbury And Richard Connell's All Summer In A Day'

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Successful people are driven to be where they stand today. Without the focus of always striving for what one believes, individuals would not be as victorious. In Ray Bradbury’s “All Summer in a Day,” the past seven years have been rainy; therefore, the students read about the sun to find out the peculiar mishappenings. Similarly, in the story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, Rainsford pushes himself to solve the mystery of the unknown rainforest. Both authors create the tone and mood of the story to represent how one should always strive for what they believe. Ray Bradbury and Richard Connell create the tones of jealousy and mystery to motivate their characters. In “All Summer in a Day,” Margot tells her classmates she has seen the sun and her friends become instantly jealous. Connell, in his story, indicates how Rainsford is determined to find civilization on a deserted island. They both have different concepts but overcome the same meaning. Bradbury writes, “They had written small stories or essays or poems about the sun” (Bradbury 1). However, in “The Most Dangerous Game,” Connell portrays the tone of mystery to inspire his characters to chase after what they believe. Connell illustrates a powerful statement: “He examined the ground closely and found what he had hoped to find- the print of hunting boots” (Connell 3). Having the same outcome, they both are motivated by different emotions. The students are motivated by their jealousy to find out more about the
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