The Most Dangerous Game Literary Analysis

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The Most Dangerous Essay In Richard Connell’s short story, “The Most Dangerous Game,” the landscape of the island and the boulders surrounding it are used to create a suspenseful, and thrilling short story. For example, one key setting detail is that the story takes place on an island. After Rainsford disagrees to hunt people, General Zaroff tells Rainsford that now he must go head to head with him. While being as casual as can be, the general, in an attempt to help, tells Rainsford that he should watch out for “Death Swamp”, a pool of quicksand on the island. General specifically says, “‘I suggest, too, that you avoid the big swamp in the southeast corner of the island. We call it Death Swamp”’(10). The general then tells Rainsford about

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