Comparing The Child By Tiger And The Most Dangerous Game

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Humans have no pure good or pure evil intentions; it’s pure judgment on a person’s perspective in different situations. In the short story “The Child by Tiger” and “The Most Dangerous Game” the two main characters show a conflict of their personal gloom nature. “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell was written from an author who grew up in New York, he attended college at Harvard and fought in World War 1. “The Child by Tiger” by Thomas Wolfe was born and raised in Ashville, North Carolina. The different culture aspects of the two authors play a role in the differences in the two short stories. “The Child by Tiger” main charter is an African American man named Dick Prosser. Dick Prosser is a gentle and tender man, he works hard as a servant to make a living during a time in life were African American males only have certain jobs offered to them. Dick is a very smart and neatly dressed man, he enjoys reading…show more content…
Wolfe wants to portray Dick Prosser nature of being kind for a simple reason, to show that human soles have the tendency to turn evil no matter how honest or hard working the person may be. Prosser lives in a shake with no electricity on the lower class side of town, he is a salve with no rights.” It was about four o’clock in the afternoon, late in October, and there was a smell of smoke, of leaves, of burning in the air” (Wolfe pg.153). The setting time frame plays a role in what the short story is trying to portray, racial issues, people living inhuman conditions, and no rights but Dick Prosser was a Godly man who respected the family he lived with the Sheppertons .“The

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