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What Is The Theme Of Animals In The Most Dangerous Game

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Imagine if you were an intimidated animal being hunted. How would you feel? Most likely, how huntees felt in the short story, “The Most Dangerous Game.” The author, Richard Connell, tells a story about a man who wound up on a very mysterious island, and met a strange hunter who later hunted him. Throughout the story, it conveys the theme that man and animal are very different, yet alike, using internal and external conflicts.
First of all, in “The Most Dangerous Game,” there are two main characters named General Zaroff and Rainsford. Throughout the story, they have multiple interferences referring to the person vs. person external conflict. For example, in the story Rainsford acted like an animal and the author shows this by saying, “Rainsford
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