The Most Dangerous Game
by Richard Connell
The Most Dangerous Game Strength and Skill Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Part.Paragraph)
"No animal had a chance with me any more. That is no boast; it is a mathematical certainty. The animal had nothing but his legs and his instinct. Instinct is no match for reason.”
“[The ideal quarry] must have courage, cunning, and, above all, it must be able to reason.” (1.89, 98)
What does Zaroff mean by “mathematical certainty” in this context?
"A twenty-two," he remarked. "That's odd. It must have been a fairly large animal too.” (1.44)
Think about how guns figure into the strength vs. skill argument. Which one is required to shoot a gun? Both? Neither?