"The Most Dangerous Game"

"The Most Dangerous Game"

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  • Setting
  • This story takes place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil around the 1910s. Rainsford is a big-game hunter. All he cares about is hunting, killing, and impressive skins. After he falls from his Brazil-bound yacht, Sanger Rainsford makes it to the rocky shore of “Ship-Trap” Island.
  • Rising Action
  • Initially, Zaroff is the perfect host. But then the truth comes out: he's actually a psychopath. After getting bored of hunting animals, he's begun luring people to their death. He gives people the choice: be hunted for three days and go free if you survive, or be whipped to death by Ivan, who used to be the Czar’s designated sadist.
  • Conflict
  • He offers Rainsford the exact same choice. Out the chateau gates for old Rainsford, who pulls out all the stops: the Malay mancatcher, a Tiger pit, and a tricky mechanism using a sapling and a knife.
  • Climax
  • Falling Action
  • Conclusion
  • Rainsford is in his bedroom. He’s alive, and safe, after he feeds his host to the hounds he goes to sleep.
  • With nowhere left to go, Rainsford throws himself off a cliff into the stormy waters below. Zaroff figures that’s the end of that and goes home to bed.
  • Zaroff concedes that Rainsford has won and tries to let him go free,Rainsford realizes this is a life or death situation . Him and Zaroff fight each other and Rainsford wins.
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