Rainsford Characteristics

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Rainsford is a good survivor because he is experienced and careful. One trait that makes Rainsford a good survivor is his experience. Rainsford’s experience allows him to survive in any situation. Because he “has hunted for a long time,” he was intelligent enough to climb the tree and hide from Zaroff (Connell XX). His knowledge of hunting helps him when he becomes hunted by Zaroff. He is a skilled survivor because he trusted his experience to guide him to his survival. Another trait that makes him a good survivor is his ability to be careful in every harmful situation. While he was in the tree, to keep him careful “he flattened himself down on the limb,” when he realized “something was coming through the bush, coming slowly, carefully, coming

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