The Most Dangerous Game
The Most Dangerous Game Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
We’re just going to come out and say that it's a red flag when an author describes the ocean as “blood-warm.” You don’t even have to have seen Jaws to know something spooky is going to happ...
Island and Jungle
As a symbol, the jungle is not terribly complex. But who says a symbol has to hit you over the head? (That’s not the author’s “game”). It just wouldn’t be the same if the story took place...
Darkness and Light
We start out the story with a sea-faring meets dark and unstormy night setting. Everything is just still, the night is thick, and visibility is low. Whitney sets up the reader by commenting: “Som...
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