The Characteristics Of Civilization In 'The Most Dangerous Game'

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In the story, “The Most Dangerous Game” it portrays how enlightened individuals will turn uncouth if life relies upon it. First off, civilized is being educated more and being a good person who understands and respects others and themselves. Individuals in the story begin civilized, at that point end up plainly savage, particularly if life relies upon it. But being savage doesn’t necessarily mean that you aren’t civilized. Not all civilized people are nice, kind, and you know, civil. They have a bad side. Everyone does. Some people just may not notice it.Rainsford thinks of himself as civilized because he doesn’t murder he hunts and I agree with him.
So, Rainsford is civilized in many ways. Ways including this quote, “Thank you, I’m a hunter, not a murderer.” Said by General Zaroff. He in fact does hunt. But that doesn’t mean he just hunts animals. It makes you think. But, think about it, I mean it is still called hunting and he is civilized because of that fact. Some supporting details would include how Rainsford refused to kill another person. Not including the fact that he had killed Zaroff. But at the beginning of the story or around the middle it shows how Rainsford refuses to kill another actual human being. Also, even though Rainsford will kill animals, he still has a slight sense of humanity because he doesn’t want to take another man’s life unless he felt as if he needed too. And, in this case he did need too because of he didn’t kill General Zaroff he would have

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