In Richard Connell’s, “The Most Dangerous Game”, Connell utilizes rising action, suspense, and characterization of Rainsford to convey the theme of power of mind against the power of authority. When Rainsford was in the forest being hunted down by General Zaroff, Rainsford had to make a quick decision when he thinks, “He could stay where he was and wait. That was suicide” (p.14). In this quote, Rainsford thinks about his odds of surviving and what he needs to do or what General Zaroff wants him to do, which is to die.
“The Most Dangerous Game,” by Richard Connell, is a narrative about Mr. Sanger Rainsford, a celebrated hunter, who finds himself on a secluded island after falling overboard a yacht. Rainsford locates a large building on the island and meets General Zaroff, who invites him to rest and replenish his health in his home. After Zaroff explains that he also enjoys hunting, he also reveals that he has discovered a new, more dangerous animal to hunt: humans. Zaroff forces Rainsford to become the hunted in order to win his freedom and return to the mainland. Connell’s central idea suggests that instinct does not always yield to reason.
"The Most Dangerous Game" is the piece of literature that I am going to analyze from the perspective of a quotation. I am going to show you how the text in this story relates to this quote/title. In "The Most Dangerous Game" Rainsford is stranded on this island in the middle of nowhere. Then When he thinks that he has found salvation, he is wrong.
In the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” Rainsford fits the category of Zaroff’s ideal animal to hunt, because Rainsford displays the attribute to reason by being able to make many life saving decisions throughout the story. Rainsford has the ability to reason from the very beginning of the story, because he was able to remain calm to make a life saving decision in an unnerving situation, which proves that he fits the quarry for Zaroff to hunt. As he was in the water, he recalls the gunshots he heard while he was still on the yacht, “they had come from the right, and doggedly he swam in that direction, swimming with slow, deliberate strokes, conserving his strength” (Connell 14). Whereas most people would have panicked in the situation
At least sixty percent of people in the world agree there is two sides to everyone. After certain events, one side appears more often than the other. The traits that people possess on these sides are acknowledged as civil or uncivil attributes. In “The Most Dangerous Game”, Richard Connell proves Rainsford and Zaroff have civil and savage traits that make them seem two sided, but these traits emerge based on the conflict the character is faces. Sanger Rainsford lives a civil life; however, dangerous situations cause him to show his savage side.
General Zaroff is a great hunter but gets got bored of hunting the same animals, so he decidesd to hunt people. General Zaroff startsed to have fun and keepsed luring people in with tricks. General Zaroff demonstrates that he is honest, dangerous, and arrogant. One time rainsford got caught and stuck in General Zaroff’s island and now he has to survive. Who do you think will survive the game.
Revenge is not justice, and it's not ethical it's an evil mentality that creeps up on you and attacks your morals until you’re a completely different person. In the three revenge short stories, each character eventually turns to revenge. Immediately after feels satisfied and relaxed. These actions give an insight into the fact that they are compliant with the crimes that they have committed. The hypocrisy because they have just caused the character pain, so they go and make sure that they feel the same pain.
General Zaroff can also be described as a static character. Over the course of the story he doesn’t change from thinking that human are not for hunting, he still thinks that hunting is more than an animal. Rainsford cannot believe that General is murder but General doesn’t take it seriously. “Why should I be serious? I am speaking of hunting . .
In the fictional story, “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, the author talks about the character traits and how they are related to the conflict. The external conflict reveals many traits that the characters have and how those traits are described about them. Through the conflicts, Rainsford is revealed to be a clever and persistent person who doesn’t give up and Zaroff is a cunning, passionate person. During the conflict, Rainsford is revealed to be clever because he sets up sneaky traps and plans to avoid being spotted by Zaroff.
(h)What qualifies someone to be a survivor? (b)In many situations the survivor has traits that differ from someone else in that situation. (t)What makes someone a survivor IS bravery, persistence, and knowledge. (T)Therefore, Hyeonseo Lee would be qualified as a survivor for example in (E)"My escape from North Korea" Hyeonseo Lee was detained by the Chinese Police because of accusation's that she was north Korean Lee stated that "Someone had accused me off being north Korean, so they tested my Chinese language abilities, and asked me tons of questions. I was so scared.