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The Most Dangerous game By : Richard Connell
Updated: 10/6/2020
The Most Dangerous game By :  Richard Connell
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  • EXPOSITION: In this story, Rainsford falls overboard his ship and finds himself on the island “ Ship- Trap Island “ somewhere in the Caribbean. He later meets General Zarof who offers him to stay with him along with assistant Ivan We can infer this story was short after World War I because both General Zaroff and Ivan was in World War I because they were Russian Cossacks in the warg
  • "I am General Zaroff."
  • CONFLICT: General Zaroff Challenges Rainsford to the game where he is the hunter and Rainsford is the prey. Rainsford must win in order to survive
  • "You don't mean--"
  • "Tonight," said the general, "we will hunt--you and I."
  • RISING ACTION: Rainford makes three traps to outsmart the General in order to win the game. But it kills Ivan and his hounds
  • “Following the trail with the sureness of a bloodhound came General Zaroff”
  • CLIMAX: Rainsford hears the hounds coming loser and decided to fall off a cliff into the sea
  • . It was the shore of the sea. Across a cove he could see the gloomy gray stone of the chateau. Twenty feet below him the sea rumbled and hissed. Rainsford hesitated. He heard the hounds. Then he leaped far out into the sea. . . .
  • "I am still a beast at bay," he said, in a low, hoarse voice. "Get ready, General Zaroff."
  • FALLING ACTION: Rainsford defeats General Zaroff and is now the hunter
  • "I see"
  • RESOLUTION: Rainsford ends the story by falling asleep
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