story “A Cask Of Amontillado” by Edgar Allen Poe you meet Montresor a man who kills his friend out of revenge. Then in “The Deadliest Game” by Richard Connell you’re introduced to General Zaroff. A skilled big game hunter that after growing bored of his usual hunt decides to hunt a deadlier prey, humans. However, while both of these fates seem like a living nightmare and both of these men are insane General Zaroff is much worse than Montresor.
them as evil. Montresor, a cold blooded murderer in “Cask Of Amontillado” by Edgar Allen Poe leads a good friend to his own death. General Zaroff was a cossack war general in the Russian army in “Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell. Zaroff lures innocent sailors to his island where he then hunts them like animals. Both characters have evil minds, and can be described by the traits sinister, sly, and insane. Montresor and Zaroff could easily be described as sinister. Montresor had lead his good
Conflict Compare: Man vs. Man conflict Contrast: Man vs. self subplot/ Man vs. Nature subplot Would you rather be hunted in the woods by crazed psychomaniac or be led into a trap without you knowing it? These are the general summaries of the main conflicts in both stories. The conflict is important in a story because it gives the interesting parts to the story. “The Most Dangerous Game” is a survival story that takes place on a remote island in the caribbean. “The Cask of Amontillado” is a revenge