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Full Answer Rainsford and Whitney are travelling together on a hunting trip when Whitney points out a mysterious island called Ship-Trap Island off in the distance. This incident and the discussion the two subsequently have about hunters and the hunted serve as foreshadowing of what Rainsford is about to endure.
Rainsford finds himself on Ship-Trap Island later than night and soon finds out what it feels like to be the prey. A calm and intelligent man, Rainsford becomes the prey of a ruthless Cossack killer, General Zaroff.
Bored with having successfully hunted all kinds of big game, Zaroff turns to hunting a more intelligent prey: Both men find themselves involved in the hunting expedition of their lives. The alternative to joining in this expedition for Rainsford is death at the hands of Ivan.
Rainsford and Zaroff match wits quite well throughout the hunt, but Ivan is not so fortunate. He is killed in a trap set by Rainsford.
When Rainsford jumps off a cliff into the waters below, Zaroff goes back home only to find his "prey" waiting for him. A fight follows in which Zaroff is killed, and Rainsford sleeps in a "comfortable bed" that night with a new perspective of what the prey endures.The Most Dangerous Game General Zaroff’s overconfidence and his underestimation of Rainsford prove fatal in Richard Connell’s “The Most Dangerous Game”.
When the hunter becomes the hunted, Rainsford’s opinion of murder changes. Richard Connell 's “The Most Dangerous Game” (L) Do Now: Wednesday, November 15, Essential Question for Unit 1 3.
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What do you expect the main conflict. Other Results for Examples Of Imagery In The Most Dangerous Game: What are some examples of imagery in Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game" takes place on an obscure island, so there are many descriptions just from the setting that come from many of the five senses.
Richard Connell, the author of the story, uses lots of direct and indirect characterization to develop Zaroff's round character. He is characterized as aristocratic, refined, unscruplous, cold.
The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell, the author portrays two distinctly alike men, who yet are very different. The two main characters, Sanger Rainsford and General Zaroff both have a strong passion for hunting. Poor Zaroff had to move to a Caribbean island—but at least he didn’t have to “to open a tearoom in Monte Carlo or drive a taxi in Paris,” because he made some wise financial decisions and “had invested heavily in American securities” ().
A man has to have his hobbies, so Old Zaroff imported boatloads of animals.