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  • By Richard ConnellBy Richard Connell
  • ““The Most Dangerous Game”The Most Dangerous Game”  In this story, a competition becomes a life or deathIn this story, a competition becomes a life or death situationsituation  The main characters enjoy hunting big game-- largeThe main characters enjoy hunting big game-- large animals, such as lions and bears-- for sport.animals, such as lions and bears-- for sport.
  • SuspenseSuspense  The reader’s feeling of curiosity or anxiety about what willThe reader’s feeling of curiosity or anxiety about what will happen next.happen next.  Created by putting characters in risky or tense situationsCreated by putting characters in risky or tense situations
  • ConflictConflict  A struggle against man, self, nature or societyA struggle against man, self, nature or society  The problemThe problem
  • PalpablePalpable PalpablePalpable adjadj. able to be touched or felt; easily sensed or. able to be touched or felt; easily sensed or easily understoodeasily understood ““The dank tropical night was palpable.”The dank tropical night was palpable.” ““The attraction between Romeo and Juliet was palpable.”The attraction between Romeo and Juliet was palpable.” ““There was a palpable excitement in the air as the townThere was a palpable excitement in the air as the town prepared for festival.”prepared for festival.” PalpabilityPalpability n.n. PalpablyPalpably adv.adv.
  • IndolentlyIndolently Indolently adv. Lazily; idlyIndolently adv. Lazily; idly ““Rainsford, reclining in a steamer chair, indolently puffed onRainsford, reclining in a steamer chair, indolently puffed on his favorite brier.”his favorite brier.” ““The student indolently doodled in the margins of the test.”The student indolently doodled in the margins of the test.” Indolent n.Indolent n. ““The heat made us indolent.”The heat made us indolent.”
  • BizarreBizarre  Bizzare adj. odd in appearanceBizzare adj. odd in appearance ““There was an original, almost bizarre quality about theThere was an original, almost bizarre quality about the general’s face.”general’s face.” ““I just heard the most bizarre story.”I just heard the most bizarre story.” ““She wore a bizarre outfit.”She wore a bizarre outfit.” Bizarrely adv.Bizarrely adv. Bizarreness n.Bizarreness n.
  • NaiveNaive Naïve adj. unsophisticated; without wisdom or informedNaïve adj. unsophisticated; without wisdom or informed judgmentjudgment ““If you were naïve enough to believe him, you’ll believeIf you were naïve enough to believe him, you’ll believe anyone.”anyone.” ““She asked a lot of naïve questions.”She asked a lot of naïve questions.” NaiverNaiver NaivestNaivest
  • ScruplesScruples Scruples n. misgivings about something one feels is wrong;Scruples n. misgivings about something one feels is wrong; an ethical considerationan ethical consideration ““I think I can show you that your scruples are quite ill-I think I can show you that your scruples are quite ill- founded.”founded.” ““The crook was unscrupulous.”The crook was unscrupulous.” Scrupulous adj.Scrupulous adj. Unscrupulous adj.Unscrupulous adj.
  • BlandlyBlandly Blandly adv. In a mild or soothing manner; exhibiting noBlandly adv. In a mild or soothing manner; exhibiting no concern or embarrassmentconcern or embarrassment “’“’It’s a game you see’, pursued the general blandly.”It’s a game you see’, pursued the general blandly.” ““The teacher’s bland statement did nothing to calm theThe teacher’s bland statement did nothing to calm the situation.”situation.” ““The vegetable soup was bland.”The vegetable soup was bland.” Bland n.Bland n.
  • GrotesqueGrotesque Grotesque adj. having a strange, bizarre design orGrotesque adj. having a strange, bizarre design or appearance; not naturalappearance; not natural ““The actors wore dark capes and grotesque masks.”The actors wore dark capes and grotesque masks.” ““The reporter’s lies were a grotesque departure from theThe reporter’s lies were a grotesque departure from the truth.”truth.” ““The horror movie was grotesque.”The horror movie was grotesque.” Grotesquely adv.Grotesquely adv. Grotesqueness n.Grotesqueness n.
  • FutileFutile Futile adj. Hopeless; ineffective; uselessFutile adj. Hopeless; ineffective; useless ““I dismissed her futile attempt to apologize.”I dismissed her futile attempt to apologize.” ““It’s futile to turn in your work a day late; the teacher won’tIt’s futile to turn in your work a day late; the teacher won’t accept it.”accept it.” ““He saw the straight flight was futile; inevitably it wouldHe saw the straight flight was futile; inevitably it would bring him face to face with the sea.”bring him face to face with the sea.” Futility n.Futility n. Futileness n.Futileness n. Futilely adv.Futilely adv.
  • ““Thank you for coming. I have purchased the SpringfieldYMCA. I plan to tear it down and build a natureThank you for coming. I have purchased the SpringfieldYMCA. I plan to tear it down and build a nature preserve where I will hunt the deadliest game of all… MAN.”preserve where I will hunt the deadliest game of all… MAN.”