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“The Most Dangerous Game” By Richard Connell Characters Sanger Rainsford, an accomplished hunter from New York. General Zaroff, a man of pre-Revolutionary Russian aristocratic background. Utterly fixated on hunting. Ivan, Zaroff's large Cossack slave and bodyguard. He is deaf and has no tongue, this makes him ideal to Zaroff, because Ivan cannot tell anyone of Zaroff's murders if he escapes the island. Whitney, one of Rainsford's boat mates who wonders what it would be like to be the hunted instead of the hunter.
Plot Definition: The sequence of events or actions that moves a story forward Also: The main events in a story Short Version: What happens!
Plot Element – Exposition Exposition – Introduces the characters, setting, and the basic situation.
Plot Element – Rising Action Rising Action – The events in a story that move the plot along by: –Adding conflicts and complications –Expanding the conflicts already presented
Plot Element – Climax – The high point of interest or suspense Climax – The high point of interest or suspense
Plot Element – Falling Action Falling Action – The sequence of events that follow the climax and end in the resolution showing the effects of the catastrophe.
Plot Element – Resolution Resolution – The end of the story, the conclusion
Rising Action Conflicts and Complications Falling Action Climax Resolution Exposition Whitney and Rainsford going to hunt Jaguars. When they pass Ship-Trap Island, Rainsford falls overboard. 1.Rainsford swims to Ship-Trap Island 2.Rainsford finds blood and gun shell 3.Rainsford finds mansion and meets Ivan and Zaroff That night General Zaroff is back in his mansion. He is annoyed with the thought of having to replace Ivan and he is slightly irked because one of his prey has escaped. He goes up to bed and switches on the light. A man is hiding behind the curtains. It is Rainsford. Zaroff congratulates him on winning the game, but Rainsford informs him that they are still playing. That night, Rainsford sleeps with immense enjoyment in Zaroff s comfortable bed. Basic Plot Diagram Rainsford hides in Zaroff’s room Rainsford and Zaroff fight 4. Rainsford told that Zaroff is going to hunt him 5. Rainsford kills a dog and Ivan 6.Rainsford jumps into Sea to escape
The Most Dangerous Notes 1.______________ is the name of the main character 2.They are on their way to _____________. 3.The island that they are passing is called ______________. 4._________ hears ___________. 5.__________ falls off the yacht trying to _______________
The Most Dangerous Notes 6.He swims towards ____________. 7.As he walked in the jungle Rainsford found a ____________. 8.He was greeted by a giant named ___________. 9.He then met __________________. 10.Rainsford ________ books on Hunting. 11.Zaroff is _________ of hunting. 12.Zaroff tells Rainsford that he ____________ on the island.
The Most Dangerous Notes 13.Rainsford ____________ to go hunting. 14.Zaroff wanted to show Rainsford his collection of ______________. 15.Zaroff decides to __________ Rainsford. 16.What are the rules to Zaroff’s game? 17.Rainsford slept ________________. 18.Draw a small picture of any of the traps that Rainsford set for the General.
The Most Dangerous Notes 19.Rainsford killed one of the dogs by _______________. 20.The trick with the knife killed ____________. 21.__________ wins the game. 22.The story ends with _______________.