Conflict In The Most Dangerous Game

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In the short story The Most Dangerous Game, by Richard Connell, there are three main conflicts in the storyline that Sanger Rainsford has to overcome to stay alive. Rainsford is a middle aged hunting expert from New York, who finds himself stranded on a desert island after falling overboard his boat. The three conflicts are man vs. nature, man vs. himself, and man vs. man. The point Richard Connell proves is everything including animals have emotions. From the beginning of the short story Rainsford is fighting nature. Rainsford falls overboard his yacht, and swims to the shore of a deserted island. “ The cry was pinched off short as the blood-warm waters of the Caribbean Sea dosed over his head” (2). Rainsford also

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