The Most Dangerous Game Questions and Answers
What is the difference between Zaroff's perspective and Rainsford's perspective on the hunt in "The Most Dangerous Game"? How does this tension contribute to the moral stakes of the story?
Describe the moment when Zaroff decides Rainsford will not be a hunting partner but a huntee in "The Most Dangerous Game." I need two short sentences that show the General making his decision.
What does Zaroff mean when he says "instinct is no match for reason" (from Richard Connell's "Then Most Dangerous Game")?
What are the exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution of "The Most Dangerous Game"?
At the beginning of "The Most Dangerous Game," Rainsford and Whitney have a discussion about hunting and the feelings of animals. What is Rainsford's position on these two subjects?
What does Zaroff mean when he says, “There is no greater bore than perfection” in "The Most Dangerous Game"?
How would I interpret this quotation: "the world is made up of two classes- the hunters and the huntees. Luckily, you and I are hunters."
What does the quote "He had never slept in a better bed..." from "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Connell refer to?
What are some quotes from "The Most Dangerous Game" that illustrate man vs. self, man vs. man, and man vs. nature?
What caused Rainsford to believe Zaroff knew he was hiding in the Tree? Do you think he was right? Give reasons.
In Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game," why does the author include the philosophical discussion between Whitney and Rainsford at the beginning of the story?
Explain how the external conflicts in “The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell create an internal conflict within Sanger Rainsford.
At the beginning of the story, how did Rainsford feel about hunting and the feelings of animals? How did his opinion change during the story?
How might Rainsford's experience on the island change him in "The Most Dangerous Game"? Using evidence from the text.
What is the meaning of this quote from "The Most Dangerous Game"? "Watch! out there!' exclaimed the general, pointing into the night. Rainsford's eyes saw only blackness, and then, as the general pressed a button, far out to sea Rainsford saw the flash of lights. The general chuckled. 'They indicate a channel,' he said, 'where there's none: giant rocks with razor edges crouch like sea monster with wide open jaws. They can crush a ship as easily as I crush this nut...'"
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