In the screenplay of High Noon, the setting is in the Old West, Arizona. "If I ran, I'd be running forever"(Foreman). This type off setting help Will Kane, because this was his hometown and knows the tricks and the trades. In The Most Dangerous Game, the setting is the Amazon Jungle, Ship-Trap Island. This a disadvantage for Rainsford because he's lost, doesn't know where he is, and he's scared of being hunted alive by a mad man.
In the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” the main character Rainsford had gotten stranded on a dangerous island where Zaroff, a Russian Cossack General, hunted humans for sport. He feels that God put the weak on earth to give the strong pleasure, and up until it was his turn to be hunted, so did Rainsford. Earlier in the story Rainsford had stated, “The world is made up of two classes-- the hunters and the huntees.” And as harsh as it may sound, it is technically correct. The world is made of hunters and huntees, predator and prey.
And when I say extreme, I mean almost insane, or would die in the process of killing the biggest game. One of these hunters is Sanger Rainsford, who is so amazing at hunting; he even wrote a book about his findings. The other man's name is General Zaroff who
although In the CSI Miami episode, the police showed up right before “Zaroff” killed another person, he then went to jail. Zaroff used dogs to make the game harder for rainsford while in the show CSI Miami, many crime experts were on the case to find the murderer. In the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game”, Zaroff and his dogs were on the hunt to find rainsford. Although in the CSI Miami show, Crime experts were on the hunt to find the murderer by finding clues thought the journey. Overall both, the short story and the show
In 1952, Fred Zinnemann directed a fantastic western movie that was called High Noon. It was about a marshal named Will Kane, who is being hunted by a man who he put in jail. Frank Miller wants revenge on Will, because Will arrested him and Frank vowed that he would kill Kane. Around the same time, Richard Connell wrote a short story that was named "The Most Dangerous Game". Sanger Rainsford and his friend, Whitney, are going hunting in the Amazon for jaguars.
After escaping my jail cell, I moved to Wichita, Kansas, because my brother, Virgil, opened a brothel that attracted cowboys coming off long cattle drives. I took a job there as part-time law enforcement, rounding up criminals. I knew that was my calling and became the marshal of Dodge City Kansas. The law was trouble in my younger years as a drunken gambler but I had then reinvented myself as a law man. I met my good friend Doc Holiday and with my brothers we laid out what was going to be the most known gunfight in American history.
“There are only two classes in the world: the hunter and the hunted.” This theme is expressed and questioned by the story The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell. But is that theme in the movie? Both the book and the movie The Most Dangerous Game are both about a man named Zaroff hunting the ¨most dangerous game¨; humans. Though the book and the movie have the same general plot, the integrity of the story is affected by the many differences and similarities in the areas of the initiating event, characterization, and plot between the story and the movie The Most Dangerous Game.
Imagine being chased down in the Old West by a killer or being chased in the forest by a man who hunts men, that’s what Will and Sanger had to go through in their respective stories. High Noon, written by Carl Foreman, is a film about a marshal who has to protect the town from a gang of criminals. “The Most Dangerous Game” is about a hunter who is trapped on an island and is being hunted by another person. High Noon and “The Most Dangerous Game” are extremely different stories with their unique settings and conflicts as well as similarities between the main characters.
In Richard Connell’s short story ‘’The Most Dangerous Game,” a world class hunter and author Sanger Rainsford finds himself running from a psychotic general on a secluded tropical island. Rainsford has to not only run for his life, but mortally fight back to survive a deadly game of hunt or be hunted. Theme of the story is role reversal, which forces Rainsford to change over the course of the story. In fact, Rainsford’s perception of hunting and of the animal's feelings reverse completely. He realizes that his idea of what animals felt like was wrong in its entirely, and through understanding what it is like to be hunted, he becomes less ignorant and naive.
From the example you could say the film and the short story share the same theme. This is because in the short story, General Zaroff asks Rainsford to hunt with him but because Zaroff reveals he is hunting men he declines. Later, after he escapes Zaroff in the game ends up killing Zaroff as a choice. This is also similar to High Noon because in the beginning of the film Kane runs from Frank Miller but comes back and decides to fight as a choice just like Rainsford chose to kill
In Richard Connell’s short story “The Most Dangerous Game”, the character Zaroff is often described as evil. In the short story, Zaroff is a hunter who faces an issues, there is nothing challenging enough that he can hunt and still get a thrill, he needs something more challenging. ‘’ “Why should I not be serious? I am speaking of hunting. ”“Hunting?
In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford, the protagonist conquered many tough obstacles. These obstacles included three categories known as Man vs Man, Man vs Nature, and Man vs Himself. One example of Man vs Man is when Rainsford first meets the antagonists of the story. Throughout the story Rainsford also fought against many different heights of nature. Lastly when Rainsford was trying to win the game, he was really scared and didn’t know what to do so he was talking to himself.
For instance, in the suspenseful short story by Richard Connell called “The Most Dangerous Game,” the protagonist demonstrates being this when Rainsford is with Whitney, talking about the superstitions surrounding the island. Whitney discusses wanting to hunt in the Amazon and not on the island. Rainsford agrees with his thoughts until he mentions how the jaguar would feel when shot. Scoffing at the man’s opinion, Rainsford counters Whitney’s argument by saying that the animal would not possess any emotion when shot. He continued by saying the world is made up of two groups; the hunted and the hunters.