The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Edward Connell

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What are the main conflicts in "The Most Dangerous Game"?  

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Sanger Rainsford experiences two major conflicts in “The Most Dangerous Game.” Rainsford experiences a man vs man conflict as he struggles to survive and beat General Zaroff at his hunting “game.” Rainsford also experiences man vs self conflict as he is forced to reconsider his stance on the morality of taking a life.


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There are two types of conflicts: internal and external. External conflicts are the events that happen outside of us, and internal conflicts are the emotional responses and or choices we have to make internally. But these conflicts are not separate from each other. They work together.

Think about it this way: humans have emotions, emotions create conflict, and conflict drives a story. Humans don't experience random emotions; emotions are always tied to an external experience. Therefore, any conflict must have both types that directly connect, however, this could be interpreted in many ways...

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The conflict in this story is a war like game that the only end of it will occur on the deaths of one of the two main charecters, One of them is a peaceful man whose job is hunting animals while the other is a murderer who hunts nothing except humans after training them he forces them to enter a hunting game with him, Otherwise they will be killed by his gigantic servent, Eventually the peaceful man who represents the good side of this story wins the game by killing the hunter in a tricky way, Saving his life and learning a new lesson about (rules of hunting)

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