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How does Zaroff justify hunting humans in "The Most Dangerous Game"?  

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After being "bitterly disappointed" with the hunting of jaguars in South America, General Zaroff was finding himself bored with hunting. For a man whose "hand was made for the trigger," Zaroff was worried that he might eventually "go to pieces" like many American businessmen who give up their work.

"I had no wish to go to pieces," he said.

Zaroff had come to the...

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