We'll have good hunting up in the Amazon. Great sport, hunting" (Connell 212). Of course, Rainsford is more of a hunter than Kane is, but both of them have equal parts in being the hunter. The hunters become the hunted in both
The story begins when Rainsford was talking about how he doesn't care about how the preys he hunts feel. “ Who cares how a jaguar feels.” (p.17) This shows us that he is the hunter and his prey is the hunter. He falls from his ship and swims to “ Ship Trap Island’’ where he runs into the owner of the island, General Zaroff.
"Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong, and, if need be, taken by the strong. The weak of the world were put here to give the strong pleasure "(8). The short story The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Collins is about two men who are passionate about hunting. However, these two men both have different philosophies when it comes to if their prey is equal to or lower than themselves. The first hunter, Rainsford, believes that hunters should respect their prey, and that the prey is equal to the hunter.
Rainsford and Zaroff have also both had similar hunting experiences. During when Rainsford and Zaroff played Zaroff’s game, Rainsford set up hunting traps that are commonly used on animals to stop Zaroff from hunting him down. When Zaroff found the first trap he said, “Not many men know how to make a Malay mancatcher. ”(14) When Zaroff found the second trap he said, “Your Burmese tiger pit has claimed one of my best dogs.
Comparing and Contrasting: ‘The Most Dangerous Game’ The short story and film version of The Most Dangerous Game contain both similarities and differences. There are always going to be changes form book to movie no matter what. The plot of both of these is the same though; A man is lost on an island and meets General Zaroff. The man is very fortunate at the time because General Zaroff is welcoming.
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
In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell antagonist General Zaroff who had taken his love and skill for hunting to the extreme by hunting humans. His decision to hunt humans is a result of his personalities. General Zaroff is a highly intelligent individual, having read the protagonist’s books, and demonstrating great craft when creating the game on his island. He even admits that he has an analytical mind. “‘Now, mine is an analytical mind, Mr. Rainsford.
“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.
Life maybe for the strong, but it can also be for the clever. Originator of the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” is Richard Connell. In 1924, Connell created the main characters Sanger Rainsford and General Zaroff. The two of them love to hunt, but the prey is bilaterality different things. General Zaroff and Sanger Rainsford share the same circumstance of hunting but perceive it differently because of their upbringing, morals values and military background.
“You’re a big-game hunter, not a philosopher. Who cares how a jaguar feels?” “Perhaps the jaguar does,” observed Whitney. “Even so, I rather think they understand one thing-fear. The fear of pain and the fear of death.”
The Most Dangerous Game is a story that discusses the inner capability to humans to perform acts of extreme violence. It observes two different, yet similar characters in General Zaroff and Rainsford. They both have very similar views on hunting, as they both consider the feelings of the prey to be meaningless. However, the stark difference between the two characters is the General Zaroff hunts humans and Rainsford hunts big game. Connell made sure to write this similarity into the story for the sake of foreshadowing.
A predominant Native American country, the Cherokee controlled unfathomable domains spreading transversely over Tennessee, Georgia and the Carolinas. The Cherokee were clever people who regarded nature and utilized all aspects of a creature after a killing, yet they were additionally superstitious. Deep-rooted techniques joined with community old stories and polytheistic religion prompted a profoundly novel arrangement of hunting traditions/rituals among the Cherokee. At the point when young men wished to be hunters they needed to converse with the minister, who was responsible for preparing them.
Zaroff entertains Rainsford at dinner with exhilarating stories of hunting around the world. Deliberately, he expounds how he had to “‘stock the island’” (6) for his newly “‘invent[ed] …animal’” (7). He then explains how “‘[he] bought this island, built this house” and hunts “’the most exciting [game] in the world’” (7).
Secondly, General Zaroff evokes a level of terror never experienced before by the victim. When Rainsford first meets General Zaroff, he thinks of him as an affable man but really the General has been waiting to hunt Rainsford ever since he entered the house. As the General and Rainsford are talking about hunting General Zaroff reveals that hunting animals does not interest him anymore. The general said “We will have some capital hunting, you and I” (Connell 6). This statement makes Rainsford nervous because the General says he does not hunt animals anymore but he still hunts a very dangerous game.
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.