Also, General Zaroff is an extreme hunter and doesn’t find pleasure in hunting regular animals. Zaroff says the most dangerous game is humans because they have the ability to reason. Rainsford is going to be hunted and is given a certain amount of time to survive. Moreover, while Rainsford is being hunted Zaroff
In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford was justified in killing General Zaroff. Rainsford is a hunter who fell off a boat in the middle of no where. As he gets to land he runs into several obstacle courses, then gets to this big house and meets General Zaroff. General Zaroff also hunts, just not animals. He hunts something more dangerous such as humans who boats crashed like Rainsford. When Rainsford found out he soon notice that he would be next to be hunted.
“‘You have won the game.’ Rainsford did not smile. ‘I am still a beast at bay…’Get ready General Zaroff’” (20) He doesn’t kill Zaroff for any reason other than revenge. By beast at bay Rainsford is saying he doesn’t have anywhere to go, so he wants to fight Zaroff, until someone dies which is ironic because Rainsford states that he is against killing another human being when he first meets Zaroff at the beginning of the story.
Rainsford was justified in killing General Zaroff. During the time Rainsford is in Zaroff’s house they have a conversation about hunting. Zaroff tells Rainsford about him hunting humans. Rainsford says, “I can’t believe you are serious, General Zaroff. This is a grisly joke...........
In “The Most Dangerous Game,” an unfortunate man, named Rainsford, finds himself in a deadly game. Known around the world for his skill in the sport, Rainsford is a celebrity hunter. Speaking to his companion, Whitney, they chat about hunting as they are on their way to hunt jaguars. One day, he falls off of his boat, swims to the shore of an island called “Ship Trap
Rainsford disagrees with Zaroff, he thinks that his irrational explanation is not good enough to explain why he’s taking human lives for fun. Minutes later, Zaroff talks about war, he compares it to murder. The General tells Rainsford that he “‘surely [has] experienc[ed]...war,’” Rainsford cuts him off,
Therefore, Rainsford won’t ever hunt again because he is traumatized by his experiences on the island. With all his experiences on the island Rainsford became traumatized. For example when Zaroff tells Rainsford about the type of hunting he does, which he hunts actual men. “Hunting? Good God, General Zaroff, what you speak of is murder” (Connell 23).
4.) A borsch is a soup that is mainly made with beefs which can be served with sour cream and bread. It is related with the cuisine of eastern, central Europe, especially Russia, and other countries which is a style or a method of cooking. It can be either served hot or cold and it is mainly a soup. We can say that this is a soup of Ukrainian origin usually served as an appetizer. The main ingredients in the borsch is beets along with vegetables.
Rainsford has the difficulty to make himself continue on in the hunt while in a state of fear and fighting in the external conflict of the jungle around him. In the resolution of the main conflict, Rainsford exemplifies Connell’s central idea in that he kills Zaroff out of a survival instinct and not from a standpoint of
In his hand the man held a long-barreled revolver & it was pointed at his heart.” This quote goes to show that General Zaroff’s guard could’ve easily murdered him but that eliminate his game before it even started. At another point in the story General Zaroff’s fate was in Rainsford’s hand. On page 39 it states” I congratulate you”, he said ,” You have won the game.” Rainsford did
Sometimes killing people could be for a good reason. Rainsford slaughtered General Zaroff because of self-defense. This short story demonstrates that Rainsford killed General Zaroff for either self-defense or murder; however, it strongly relates to self-defense. Sometimes people have to protect themselves and others protect them from everyone
Later on in the story Rainsford kills general zaroff. I think that Rainsford should not be held accountable because if he didn't kill faroff, Zaroff would have killed him. Rainsford aso saved all the other people's lives that Zaroff had captured and was planning to hunt and