The setting of the story is on a Ship-Trap. Rainsford, who is the protagonists, fell of a boat and ends up swimming to Ship-Trap island. This is where he meets the man that lives which is called General Zaroff
The conflict of the story is that Rainsford is being hunted by General Zaroff
"I see. Splendid! One of us is to furnish a repast for the hounds. The other will sleep in this very Excellent bed...."
The rising action includes the three traps that Rainsford uses which includes the Maylana Man-Trap, the tiger pit trap, and the spring strap the kills General Zaroff accomplice, Ivan. After he kills Ivan the dogs are released.
This is the best sleep i've ever had.
The climax of the story is when Rainsford jumps off a cliff to get away from General Zaroffs dogs
The falling action is after Rainsford jumped off the cliff and he ends up in General Zaroffs bedroom.
" I am still a beast at bay. Get ready, General Zaroff."
The resolution is Rainsford survives the hunt however in the end General Zaroff does not survive.