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Literary Elements In The Most Dangerous Game

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Literary Analysis Collection 1 One of the most relaxing things to do is read a good story. In the stories there are interesting elements such as suspenseful events, interesting characters, and deep themes. Here are examples of important literary elements in stories. Every good story has some part where it gets suspenseful. In the stories, “The Most Dangerous Game,” “Liberty,” and “Harrison Bergeron” there were situations of intense suspense. In “The Most Dangerous Game,” an example of suspense is when Rainsford was noticed by Zaroff while he was laying on the branch. “The general’s eyes had left the ground and were traveling inch by inch up the tree. Rainsford froze there, every muscle tensed for a spring. But the sharp eyes of the hunter stopped before they reached the limb where Rainsford lay; a smile spread over his brown face.” That was a suspenseful situation because Zaroff easily found Rainsford, and just smiled before leaving him unharmed. In “Liberty” an example of suspense is when the narrator was taking Liberty to her cage, and strange men tried stealing Liberty and kidnapping the narrator. “Two strange men in dark glasses were crouched behind the hedge. The fat one had seized Liberty by the collar and was pulling so hard on it that poor Liberty was almost standing on his hind legs.” That was a suspenseful situation because two strangers tried kidnapping the narrator it wouldn’t have ended so well, because they could have used her to scare her family into
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