The Most Dangerous Game Topics for Further Study
by Richard Edward Connell

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Topics for Further Study

(Short Stories for Students)

How does the author make the reader sympathize with Rainsford? How could Connell have written the story to have readers identify instead with General Zaroff?

After the hunt, do you think Rainsford will become more like General Zaroff? Why or why not?

When General Zaroff explains his love of hunting to Rainsford, he makes several racist statements. Do you think he does so because of the era in which he lives? Do you think Zaroff's racism reflects the author's own beliefs?