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The Most Dangerous Game

The Most Dangerous Game

by Richard Connell

The Most Dangerous Game: Symbols True or False

1. What does the island symbolize?A crazy spring break with inappropriate behavior all around
2. To Rainsford, Zaroff’s “high cheekbones, a sharpcut nose, a spare, dark face” are symbolic of what?A diabolical image
3. What is Connell suggesting by having the clothes that Zaroff offers to Rainsford be from a “London tailor who ordinarily cut and sewed for none below the rank of duke”?That Rainsford is secretly a duke
4. What does Zaroff’s impressive collection of mounted heads indicate?That he is an amateur taxidermist
5. Why does Rainsford decline to see Zaroff’s "new collection of heads”?Because mounted human heads just aren’t his thing

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