Essays Tagged: "The Most Dangerous Game"

"The most dangerous game" by Richard Conel

Have you ever had feelings about something that later changed? In 'The Most Dangerous Game' by Richard Conel, I will show how one character changes his opinion about s ... perienced it himself. Almost all of us have said 'Oh that's easy' or 'I could do that any day!' and then find out that the task is harder then it looked. In a summary, 'The Most Dangerous Game' is a s ... and treated him to good food and plenty of rest. Zaroff was talking to Rainsford about hunting, and then Zaroff explained his passion, he hunted humans because animals were no challenge. Rainsford did ...

(2 pages) 94 0 4.8 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard Connell.

Implausible EscapeThe short story "The Most Dangerous Game," by Richard Connell, is a piece of escape fiction wherein ... ible factors run throughout. Escape fiction, however, depends on this element because it could not otherwise escape reality without being a touch unrealistic. Connell places implausibility into his st ... uch unrealistic. Connell places implausibility into his story in a variety of ways. Manipulation of the characters, environment, and odds create unlikely instances for each, from beginning to end.The ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explores escape and interpretive writing in "The Most Dangerous Game".

Driven by fear and strengthened by instinct, Sanger Rainsford fights valiantly, in Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game ... in Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game," to best General Zaroff at his own game. Although rather undeveloped, the characters in the story still give the reader something to connect to. The the ... e reader something to connect to. The theme, although presented in a unique fashion, depicts yet another reiteration of the epic struggle between good and evil. Regardless of the few twists and turns, ...

(2 pages) 55 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is an essay on the short story " The Most Dangerous Game."

The Most Dangerous GameThe exciting suspense of action of Richard Connell's " The Most Dangerous Gam ... ngs in a dark, mysterious, and evil setting as it takes us to a young man's storm of thoughts about the game of hunting and the instinct to survive. Rainsford was his name, and he was a proud hunter f ... and he was a proud hunter full of wit and reason. He loved hunting and did not care nor know about the feelings of the "huntees". He eventually meets up with another hunter named Zaroff who gives him ...

(3 pages) 76 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The most dangerous game

Conflict is one of the literary elements authors use to make their stories exciting. There could be two kinds of confli ... of a person's struggle with something besides himself, usually shows that he goes against nature, other people, or any other thing that is considered to be an outside battle not as much concerning hi ... conflict happens to be a struggle within a person, a struggle with his own thoughts or emotions. In the story "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connel, Rainsford, the main character, experiences bo ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hunter Turns Into Prey

Agroup of hunters were sailing by Ship Trap Island on Wednesday, August 6th, 2003. The night was thick and dark, "like moist black velvet," described Rainsford.Rainsford was puffing o ... , when suddenly he heard a faint gunshot. Twice. Thrice. Curiosity leapt through his mind just like the bullets. He jumped onto the railing, but as he was doing so, a rope snatched the pipe from his m ... s doing so, a rope snatched the pipe from his mouth."As I reached for my pipe, I lost my balance as the warm sea devoured me in. I swam less than fifty feet and realized I had no hope of getting back. ...

(6 pages) 21 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Analytic Essay of The Most Dangerous game by Richard Connell

ry full of action, suspense, well developed characters, and a titanic struggle of good vs. evil is "The Most Dangerous Game." In this story the author, Richard Connell, shows the reader his traits of ... ory the author, Richard Connell, shows the reader his traits of his characters and how they do what they do with the plot. The main character, Rainsford, tests his wits against Zaroff, the antagonist ...

(3 pages) 62 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Heroes. Comparative essay about Hemmingway's "The Short and Happy Life of Francis Macomber" and Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game"

HeroesWhen the Greek heroes wanted to defeat Troy and win back Helena, they first had to suffer greatly, losing ... nd win back Helena, they first had to suffer greatly, losing many men and nearly all belief, before they rose like the Phoenix from the ashes, showed their cunningness, turned the situation around and ... eneral plot structure is frequently obtained throughout literature in order to emphasize and honour the actions of a person or a group. A hero, placed in a situation which he wants to change, first su ...

(3 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Elements of Literature in Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game"

Imagine a jaguar trapped on a desolate island. Suddenly, a gunshot is heard. The jaguar turns around and sees a hunter pursuing him! It runs for cover and hides behind a bush, o ... hunter pursuing him! It runs for cover and hides behind a bush, out of the hunter's eye, or is it? The hunter stares straight at the bush in which the jaguar lays and then walks away. The jaguar know ... which the jaguar lays and then walks away. The jaguar knows it's going to be hunted each day until the hunter succeeds. Its life is in jeopardy. This is exactly how Rainsford feels when he is hunted ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison and Contrast of "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell with the 1930s movie version -short

"The Most Dangerous Game" is a short story about a hunter named "Sanger Rainsford" who is marooned on ... marooned on an island after accidentally falling off a yacht and is a highly anthologized story. As the film industry has done many times before and will continue to do so, very popular short stories, ... e as movies. Traditionally when Hollywood does this, a few liberties are taken and some elements of the original work are changed or eliminated. "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell is no exce ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

The Most Dangerous Game

Thaddeus Smith believes that Richard O'Connell's story, "The Most Dangerous Game"�, is good literature and supports this belief by arguing that "The g ... bout things."� Firstly, I do not support Smith's summary of this short story. I believe that there was a twist in this story that Smith did not grasp and, consequently, he did not realize that ... s story that Smith did not grasp and, consequently, he did not realize that it did not end happily. The story concluded with Rainsford reverting to the role of the hunter and killing the once feared Z ...

(1 pages) 11 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparison Between “The Most Dangerous Game” And “The Child By Tiger”

Though written by different authors, Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game"� and Thomas Wolfe's "The Child by Tiger"� have many aspects i ... ld by Tiger"� have many aspects in common. They also have some distinct differences. Despite the fact that Richard Connell and Thomas Wolfe lived at about the same times, their lives were very ... rent. Connell was born in New York, graduated from Harvard, and fought in World War I in France for the United States Army. On the other hand, Wolfe was born in Ashville, North Carolina, where he spen ...

(2 pages) 4143 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Most Dangerous Game

The Most Dangouse Game As Rainsford awoke the next day he half expected to wake up in his own bed. I ... rd awoke the next day he half expected to wake up in his own bed. Instead he found himself still in the Luxurious mansion.While he tried to figure out how to get back home he fixed himself some breakf ... e out how to get back home he fixed himself some breakfast. When he finished it occured to him that the mansion and the island that it rested on were both his! Now he could do anything he wanted with ...

(1 pages) 320 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Most Dangerous Game

The Most Dangerous Game Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game"� (reprinted in Thomas R. ... [Fort Worth: Harcourt, 1998] 8 "" 23) is a disturbing yet enticing work of using escape literature. The story involves the reader in many experiences. It lets one feel what the fight for survival is l ... fight for survival is like, and what saving one's own life could entail. Victory and joy are two of the experiences one will feel when reading this story; however, one of the most powerful experiences ...

(4 pages) 8 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Most Dangerous Game

Game by: Richard Conell is similar yet different to Leap by: Peter Birk. In my essay I will explain the similarity and the difference in the stories. The main character of The Most Dangerous Game was ... under pressure. He was able to face his problems head on without thinking to much of his bad luck. The main character of Leap is Steve Farber. He works with the cops to help convince people not to co ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Expression through literary de

In Richard Connell's short story, "The Most Dangerous Game", the use of literary devices, found blended with other literary devices, gi ... e of literary devices, found blended with other literary devices, gives the story an inner meaning. The blending of literary devices effectively expresses the intentions of Connell to present contrast ... of Connell to present contrast between the antagonist and protagonist points of view. As a result, the reader can gain insight on the good and evil sides of the story to enhance the purpose of his in ...

(5 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Most Dangerous Game

The plot of this short story revolved around a professional hunter named Rainsford. He falls off his ... nfire. On this island, he finds a huge estate and meets a hulking man named Ivan. Ivan?s leader and the antogonist of the story, General Zaroff, enters the scene and introduces himself. Over dinner th ... d introduces himself. Over dinner the general explains that he is a hunter who has lost interest in the sport. However he says he has discovered a new way to make hunting enjoyable. He tells Rainsford ...

(2 pages) 18 0 4.6 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Dangerous Game

Ladies and Gentleman of the jury; my defendant Rainsford is innocent of the accusations that have been brought against him.E ... ford is innocent of the accusations that have been brought against him.Everysingle living thing has the right to defend their life. My defendant Rainsford indeed killed Zaroff; however it was in self ... Rainsford indeed killed Zaroff; however it was in self defense.Rainsford with out knowing came into the Ship-Trap Island; where a man named Zaroff played his dangerous game, the game consisted of a th ...

(1 pages) 5 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Comparison between the text, The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell and the poem, Porphyria's Lover by Robert Browning.

The short story "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell and the poem "Porphyria's Lover" by Rob ... t Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell and the poem "Porphyria's Lover" by Robert Browning, both show the concept of relationships. The short story "The Most Dangerous Game", shows a relationship betwee ... t story "The Most Dangerous Game", shows a relationship between two hunters, one very well known to the public and the other who is not very well known, but has a enormous amount of skill, while on th ...

(10 pages) 30 1 4.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

most dangerous game

The Influences of the Game"The Most Dangerous Game" is a short story written by Richard Connell. Thi ... ame" is a short story written by Richard Connell. This story takes place in the 1920s in an island. The main characters are Sanger Rainsford and General Zaroff. Rainsford is a famous hunter and Zaroff ... ral Zaroff. Rainsford is a famous hunter and Zaroff is a Russian who served for his country in WW1. They both enjoy hunting but they disagree on the targets they use. Zaroff likes to hunt humans becau ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers