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General Zaroff in "The Most Dangerous Game"

Summary: A character study of the antagonist General Zaroff in Richard Connell's short story "The Most Dangerous Game." Zaroff represents traits that are simultaneously exquisite, intelligent, and savage.
"The Most Dangerous Game"

Richard Connell

Richard Connell's short story, "The Most Dangerous Game", infers that General Zaroff, the antagonist, represents exquisite, intelligent, and savage traits throughout the entire development of the story. Dreading for many difficult challenges in his hunts, Zaroff will never stop until he meets his match.

Zaroff, intelligent but likewise generous, he uses his attractive personality to lure ship-wreakers into playing a game of survival. Zaroff, pulling out his gold cigarette case and offering Rainsford his best cigarette, kindly says to him, "I shall be most glad to have your society." (Connell 18) Zaroff invites Rainsford to hunt with him. Inviting Rainsford to a delicate hunt for good impressions proves that Zaroff is most generous; when he has a chance to enjoy something, he offers a companion to accompany him. Zaroff expresses numerous amounts of high-level etiquette throughout the entire...

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