The Most Dangerous Game Literary Analysis

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In “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell, the decisions made by the two men are prompted by the large amounts of pressure induced upon them by the circumstances they were in. Both of the men changed drastically when they initially met. When Zaroff tells Rainsford that he hunts men, Rainsford was in disbelief. However when Zaroff begins hunting him, Rainsford actually begins to see through Zaroff’s point of view. He was being hunted and his primal instincts were put into action. Through the author’s use of tone and dialogue, the story explores how insanity can pass on to other people and influence their moral choices. When Rainsford falls off his boat and swims to the distant island, he meets General Zaroff. Later, Rainsford learns about

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