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(The Snyper & The Most Dangerous Game)

The story The Sniper takes place during the civil war in Dublin, where a single sniper waits on a roof top to eliminate any threat from the oposing forces. This story is very tense right from the begining as soon as he noticed the enemys watching him and a bullet comes close to hitting him. This story's opening is one that catches your attention and gets you really focussed on the story. The Most Dangerous Game on the other hand starts out with a reputed hunter falls off the yacht he was on and ends up on an unfamiliar island. In which he finds General Zaroff only then does the good part of the story begin, yes the start of this story was a bit …show more content…

A while has passed and it looks like all the animals on the island have been hunted and killed. General Zaroff then finds Sanger Rainsford washed up onto the island and he thinks, and thinks him to be a very worthy pray. So General Zaroff becomes a people hunter, and Sanger Rainsford becomes his victim. In the story The Sniper The main character is the sniper and we only really learn about his character, he is an intelligent man who has superior skills in his field of sniping. We see this after he was hit in his arm and he raises his hat and when the enemy fires at it he lets the hat and his gun fall leading the enemy to belive he was hit. His ability to keep his calm was the main factor in his survival.
Liam O'Flaherty uses a lot of description with no direct speech, not even what the sniper is thinking to himself. The story is told in a narative style this give us a more descriptive plot we learn all the details of the story, without any direct speech. The Most Dangerous Game was almost entirly dircet speech, but it still had a lot of despriction, using the narative and direct speech styles we learn more about the characters and their traits.
The Sniper had much suspense in it each passing sentence got you more on the eadge of your seat. The biggist suspense scene was when the sniper made the enemy think he was dead, and waiting for the enemy to come up and see his kill. Then after the sniper

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