How does Rainsford and Whitney's discussion about hunting at the start of the story foreshadow later developments?

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Foreshadowing in a piece of literature is when the author provides hints or clues to suggest what may take place later in the story. In the short story "The Most Dangerous Game," Richard Connell uses foreshadowing during the exposition of the story in the conversation on the yacht between Rainsford and Whitney. There are actually two examples of foreshadowing in the conversation. Whitney claims that the island they are passing is dreaded by the sailors on the yacht. Later, of course, the reader learns the reason for this dread. The conversation also establishes Rainsford's opinion of hunting. While Whitney laments that he believes the animals they hunt have feelings...

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