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The Most Dangerous Game

The Most Dangerous Game


by Richard Connell

The Most Dangerous Game: On Freud’s Couch… Quiz

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Q. At the beginning, Rainsford seems to have issues with what?

Captain Nielson’s attitude
Whitney’s hygiene
The food on the yacht
Experiencing sympathy with animals
Q. To Rainsford, Zaroff is spookiest when he does what?

Eyeballs Rainsford from across the dining room table
Brags about killing humans
Laughs that creepy laugh
Makes racist remarks
Q. What is Zaroff’s definition of “civilized”?

Enjoying filet mignon, having electricity, and not thinking so highly about humans that you aren’t willing to kill them.
Pizza Hut.
Having interpersonal relationships.
Being able to cry.
Q. What happens to Rainsford in the end?

He learns a good life lesson.
He is prepared to call it even with Zaroff.
He realizes the complex ethical implications of hunting.
He becomes something of a homicidal maniac himself.