The Most Dangerous Game
by Richard Connell
The Most Dangerous Game Violence Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (Part.Paragraph)
"The best sport in the world," agreed Rainsford. (1.8)
Trace the evolution of Rainsford’s understanding of violence. In the beginning, he clearly sees it as a sport. If we could ask him at the end, how might he describe it then?
“What I felt was a—a mental chill; a sort of sudden dread." (1.22)
Whitney taps into a central idea here: that the violence the characters will experience is not limited to what happens to your body, it’s also what happens in your head. But Rainsford dismisses Whitney’s fear as “Pure imagination.”