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Dangerous Game

Dangerous Game






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    • The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell
    • Setting
      • Where and when the story takes place
      • Described by using imagery Language that appeals to the five senses
          • Sight
          • Hearing
          • Touch
          • S mell
          • Taste
    • Setting
      • Sets the story’s mood and atmosphere
      A dark and stormy night A bright, sunny day A castle on the edge of a cliff
    • The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell Islands
    • The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell Island
    • The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell Jungle
    • The Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connell Jungle
    • Theme
      • What are possible themes for “The Most Dangerous Game”?
      • Theme is the main/ central idea or insight about life
    • Foreshadowing
      • Foreshadowing : hints or clues of events that have yet to occur
      • Discussion about hunting- the hunt
      • “ Ship-Trap”- someone’s going to be trapped
      • bullet- the hunt
      • “ big animal”- unknown prey
    • Irony
      • Irony : difference between appearance and reality
      • Verbal Irony : words that are used to describe the opposite of their usual meaning
      • Ex. “We do our best to preserve civilization here”
      • Ironic because they are killing people for sport
      • Situational Irony : an event occurs that directly
      • contradicts the expectations of the reader
      • Dramatic Irony : there is a contradiction between what the character thinks and what the character knows to be true.
    • Characterization
      • There are three types of characterization from the author: direct description , portrayal of behavior , and internal states .
      • Rainsford
      • Writer
      • Hunter
      • Smoker
      • Good swimmer
      • Wealthy
      • Strong Morals
      • Well traveled
      • Strong survival skills
    • ZAROFF
      • How would you describe General Zaroff?
      • What categories do your descriptions fall under?
    • Conflicts
      • Man v. man (Rainsford v. Zaroff)
      • Man v. Nature (Rainsford v. ocean)
      • Man v. himself (Rainsford v. his philosophy of life)
    • Pun
      • Pun: play on words
      • Examples:
      • Title: The Most Dangerous Game
      • Game= something you hunt
      • Game= something you play
      • Can you think of another example of PUN?