The Most Dangerous Game Essay | Essay

Richard Connell
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The Most Dangerous Game

Summary: The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell is a non-fiction short story. My essay is a character analysis on Sanger Rainsford.
"The Most Dangerous Game", by Richard Connell, is a non-fiction story about two distinctly alike men who share a common interests in hunting. However, their subjects they hunt are very unlike. That is, one man, Sanger Rainsford, hunts animals, and the other, General Zaroff, hunts humans. Rainsford swims to Ship-Trap Island, after falling off his yacht , when he realizes General Zaroff, the owner of the island, wants  to hunt down Rainsford in order for him to get off the island. Ultimately, Rainsford escapes Zaroff, and ironically kills him. Sanger Rainsford can be considered as naive, courageous, clever.

    One characteristic Rainsford exhibits in the story is being naive. For example, in the beginning while on his yacht with his friend, Whitney, Rainsford expresses an ignorant statement on the topic of hunting: "Who cares how a jaguar feels? They've no understanding" (Connell 411). Another example is from...

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