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Frank Miller And General Zaroff Comparison

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In the story, the Most Dangerous game, written by Richard Connel, a world renowned hunter is stranded on an island, and learns what it means to be hunted. High noon, written by Carl Foreman, is a film about a marshal who protects the town from a returning criminal. Even though the characters in the film and book are different, the setting and the theme are the same in some way, which affects the whole story as it is. The main antagonists from both stories, General Zaroff and Frank Miller, have many differences."I wanted the ideal animal to hunt," explained the general. "So I said, `What are the attributes of an ideal quarry?' And the answer was, of course, `It must have courage, cunning, and, above all, it must be able to reason." (Connel 12). This citation explains that General Zaroff is trying to hunt Rainsford for fun, while Frank Miller is trying to kill Will Kane for revenge. Another difference is that they had different types of back up. For instance, Zaroff had a pack of vicious dogs and Ivan,(who is a giant, vicious, Cossack), while Frank only had his 3 buddies. As you can see, both antagonists have many differences. In both stories the two settings though they seem different, include some similarities, like being isolated."The old charts call it `Ship-Trap Island,"' Whitney replied." A suggestive name, isn't…show more content…
"Splendid! One of us is to furnish a repast for the hounds. The other will sleep in this very excellent bed. On guard, Rainsford… " (Connel 24). This citation shows that Rainsford killed Zaroff at the end of the story, but not out of self defense, which doesn't let him killing Zaroff okay. In the film, Kane has to swear people in to be a deputy, which would let them help Kane defeat Frank and his gang. As you can see, only people of law enforcement can only kill out of self defense, or protect
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