Annual Biblography

“Overview: ‘The Most Dangerous Game’.” Short Stories for Students. Ed. Kathleen Wilson. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 1997. Literature Resources from Gale. Web. 7 Feb. 2013. <http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CH1430001332&v=2.1&u=lincclin_ircc&it=r&p=LitRG&sw=w&gt; The intro into the story is two hunters out to get each other for life or death competition. The plot is Sanger goes to this island to hearing people yelling and looks at small guns thinking they are hunting big animals. He later finds out he is being hunted. The Characters are General Zaroff, Sanger Rainsford, and Ivan. The General saves Rainford’s life so he could later hunt him. “Ivan is Zaroff’s assistant in which he is deaf and dumb.” (Overview: The Most Dangerous Game)

“Richard Edward Connell.” Gale Online Encyclopedia. Detroit: Gale, 2013. Literature Resources from Gale. Web. 7 Feb. 2013. <http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CH1410000298&v=2.1&u=lincclin_ircc&it=r&p=LitRG&sw=w&gt; “Connell was a journalist, short story writer, novelist, and screen writer.” (Richard Edward Connell) People know more of his story Most Dangerous game than knowing the author himself. Connell was born and raised in Poughkeepsie, New York and when he was ten years old, he wrote in his father’s newspaper company. He went to Georgetown, and Harvard University. His father died in 1912. He then moved to New York City in 1915 as a Journalist at the American.

“The Most Dangerous Game.” Justanotherwordpress.com. Ed. Kippen, David. For Short Stories for Students, Gale, 1997. Web. 8 February 2013 <http://ctrivino.wordpress.com/29-2/&gt; In The Literature Resources from Gale, The Most Dangerous Game only had two Literature Criticisms when I need three so I just picked this one out from Google. David Kippen says the final point is somewhat obscure. He thinks that Rainford’s collaboration would have undermined the story’s plot.

“The Most Dangerous Game.” Short Stories for Students. Ed. Kathleen Wilson. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 1997. 155-169. Literature Resources from Gale. Web. 7 Feb. 2013. <http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX2694800020&v=2.1&u=lincclin_ircc&it=r&p=LitRG&sw=w&gt; Rena Korb criticizes The Most Dangerous game by first saying the story itself is well known but the title itself is not. He wrote over 300 stories, in which he appeared in Magazines and Posts. “The stories were reprinted and were found to be easier to read with all displaying facility and versatility.” (Criticism) Most Dangerous Game won O. Henry Memorial Award twice in the year’s nineteen twenty three and twenty four.

Thompson, Terry W. “Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game.” The Explicator 60.2 (2002): 86+. Literature Resources from Gale. Web. 7 Feb. 2013. <http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CA85068310&v=2.1&u=lincclin_ircc&it=r&p=LitRG&sw=w&gt; Terry W. Thompson criticizes The Most Dangerous game by saying it is the finest example of hunter to hunter tale. He says that the author, Connell is a World War I combat Veteran. He has the two main characters from United States and Russia like the Cold War. Rainsford is a young guy with a nickname as “Sanger” which means in Spanish as blood. He says Zaroff is an old Russian that does not like any changes.

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