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    story” (Mary Mccarthy www.Quotesgram.com ). Richard Connell is the writer of his own story and his story has suspense so when something suspenseful Happen everybody gets worried. Suspense tears people apart that's what makes his story better. Richard Connell adds suspense by making the general sound crazy. He makes the story go up and down and then back up in suspense. Rainsford finds out he hunts humans and thinks the general is crazy. For example, Richard uses the general as an friend and as a enemy

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    “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

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    In the short story “The Most Dangerous Game,” Richard Connell uses setting to add to the plot, fabricating a thrilling read packed with action and suspense. For example, the main setting for the story is an island. Rainsford is fighting for his life, and the fact that he is trapped on an island contributes to the tension and excitement the story delivers. The author shows the readers what is going on in Rainford’s head, and depicted his thoughts as, “Now he got a grip on himself, had stopped, and

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    Everybody runs into at least one but not everyone does something about them. Conflicts are all kinds of bad but solving them helps out much more in the long run. All bad things have a solution and should be fixed. In “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell Rainsford runs into man versus man, man versus nature, and man versus self conflicts. In the beginning of the short story the conflict that started it all is a man versus nature conflict. Rainsford is on a yacht with his hunting friend Whitney

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    in trouble… In “ The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford is hopeful, clever, and brave. Rainsford is hopeful because he keeps trying to beat General Zaroff. In the story “ The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard connell, it says “‘He shinned excitedly up a tree and looked back.’ ‘His pursuers had stopped.’”(Connell 235) This quote basically means Rainsford did everything he could to try to get away from Zaroff and when they finally stopped pursuing him, Rainsford was thrilled. This is why Rainsford is brave

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    An important conversion early in the story of “The Most Dangerous Game” Richard Connell reveals what the protagonist Sanger Rainsford believes about hunting and life “The world is made up of two classes the hunters and the huntees.” Richard Connell develops a plot to test Sanger on his beliefs. As a dynamic approvable character, Sanger believes he is a hunter and doesn 't care how the hunter feels. His fellow hunter, Whitney, and Stranger were talking about how great hunting is. Whitney says “Not

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    like a sports game. Some games you win, some you lose. In life, some days are full of conflict, and some are not. Rainsford faces man versus man, man versus nature, and man versus self conflicts in the short story “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell. The first conflict is man versus nature. In the middle of the night, Rainsford hears a series of gunshots near by. Consequently, he jumps out of bed and climbs to sit on the edge of the boat so he can see better. Everyone else is still asleep

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    In “The Most Dangerous Game” Connell uses indirect characterization to show that Rainsford is selfish,humane,and highly skilled.The reader gets a better physical description of General Zaroff.There is not a physical description of Rainsford. General Zaroff Is more fully characterized,Richard Connell,planned for Rainsford to be the dynamic character.Zaroff is physically portrayed more than Rainford and his belonging are better depicted. Rainsford is the character that changes throughout the story

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    In “The Most Dangerous Game” the author, Richard Connell, proves to the reader, The Cossack Russian purchaser of Ship-trap Island, General Zaroff, is corrupt. General Zaroff shows his corrupt state by presenting his barbaric, merciless, and uncivilized attributes. General Zaroff shows these traits by pulling Sanger Rainsford into his demented game of hunting and killing humans. From the exposition to his death, General Zaroff presents his most obvious traits, one being his barbarianism. In the

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    Richard Connell’s short story, “The Most Dangerous Game”, tells the story about the relationship between the hunter and the hunted reaching to extremes. The story starts out with two people on a ship, Whitney and Rainsford, talking about hunting. Whitney argues that hunted animals don’t want to be hunted, as they fear pain and death. Rainsford simply retorts that he does not care how the animals feel. While passing an island, the two feel a sudden chill. Creeped out and tired, Whitney goes to bed

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    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

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    In the short story The Most Dangerous Games, by Richard Connell, General Zaroff is both heartless and observant. These characteristics make the character in the short story a less likeable character. Throughout the story General Zaroff showed how heartless he was by stalking his island with people he could hunt. He did this because hunting animals began to bore him so he wanted to find something better, new and improved and was more exciting to hunt. A piece of evidence to support that Zaroff is

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    Most Dangerous Game” I read the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game”, by Richard Connell. It is about a man named Rainsford who was on a boat and fell off. He swam to a nearby island and landed on the shore. He went exploring and discovered a mansion where a Cossack named Zaroff lived. There were hunters and huntees in the story. In the story, Zaroff says: “I have but one passion in my life... and it is the hunt”(Connell 222) This shows how much Zaroff likes being hunter. In the beginning, Rainsford

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    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

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    Everyday people make decisions, some are made during life or death situations. Not everyone has to go to through a circumstance that is life or death, but some people do. Richard Connell once composed a fictional short story about a life or death situation. In Richard Connell’s short story “The Most Dangerous Game” large game hunter Sanger Rainsford is tested in the following ways: strong versus the weak, the value of life, and becoming what he fears. Nevertheless he made it through these challenges

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    island. There on "ship-trap island" he find general Zaroff who hunts humans. When Rainsford refuses to hunt with Zaroff, Rainsford has to be hunted. Richard Connell uses mood/tone in his story “The Most Dangerous Game” to convey the theme of competition rarely enhances a person’s character. The author of “The Most Dangerous Game” is Richard Connell. The thesis is Competition rarely enhances a person 's character. I think being hunted changes rainsford for the better because he had to think like the

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    short story written by Richard Connell, “The Most Dangerous Game,” contains many literary devices that make a story come alive. In this specific short story, conflict, plot, and suspense are used to push the story forward. Connell's way of using these three specific elements keeps the reader attentive, and creates a memory for the reader of an incredible short story. First, conflict is the struggle between opposing forces is shown in many ways throughout the story. Connell shows conflict periodically

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    In the short story The Most Dangerous Game, the author Richard Connell shows that Rainsford needs control of his emotions, patience , and expert hunting and decision making skills in order to defeat Zaroff. Rainsford needs to gain control of his emotions to outthink Zaroff, who symbolizes Rainsfords "steep hill". When he finds that he is going to be hunted his natural instinct is to run and panic, but then he stops to look around and get a grip on the task at hand. Then at a critical moment when

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    “The Most Dangerous Game”, a short story by Richard Connell, is about Sanger Rainsford’s unfortunate visit to General Zaroff’s island while on a hunting trip. General Zaroff isn’t any normal hunter and he invites Rainsford to play a hunting game that is unlike any other hunting game. General Zaroff’s arrogance and experience in hunting and the hunting game, could cost Rainsford his life. The first trait General Zaroff displays is arrogance. At one point in the story, General Zaroff describes himself

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    In Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game”, Connell emphasizes the themes of fear, perseverance, and competition by using both direct and indirect characterization. Throughout the story, readers observe the changes in the characters, which lead to the emphasis of the themes. Rainsford, viewing the world as a hunter, is fearless and unsentimental. According to Rainsford, “The world is made up of two classes—the hunters and the huntees.” Rainsford positions himself at the top of the chain, not

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