Ch 2: The Most Dangerous Game Literary Analysis

About This Chapter

''The Most Dangerous Game'' Literary Analysis chapter of this ''The Most Dangerous Game'' Study Guide course is the most efficient way to study conflicts, climax and suspense in this novel. This chapter uses simple and fun lessons that take about five minutes to complete, plus includes lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you understand the essential concepts of the literary analysis of this book.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering literary analysis of The Most Dangerous Game will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about the literary symbols and themes of this book. Among those who would benefit are: 

  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
  •  Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
  •  Students who have fallen behind in memorizing the criticism, falling action and conflicts in this novel
  •  Students who prefer multiple ways of learning literature (visual or auditory)
  •  Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam

How It Works:

  • Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
  •  Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
  •  Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
  • Complete your review with The Most Dangerous Game Literary Analysis chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  •  Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
  •  Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  •  Be Ready on Test Day: Take The Most Dangerous Game Literary Analysis chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
  •  Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any literature question. They're here to help!
  •  Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about The Most Dangerous Game for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:

  • The internal and external conflicts in this book
  • The exposition and rising action found in this novel
  • Climax and falling action present in The Most Dangerous Game
  • Elements of suspense within this book
  • Criticism of this story

5 Lessons in Chapter 2: The Most Dangerous Game Literary Analysis
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Most Dangerous Game: Internal & External Conflict

1. The Most Dangerous Game: Internal & External Conflict

The classic short story 'The Most Dangerous Game' illustrates two types of conflict: internal and external. The external conflict is the fight between General Zaroff and his captive Rainsford. The internal conflict is Rainsford's recognition that there is a fine line between the hunter and the hunted.

The Most Dangerous Game: Exposition & Rising Action

2. The Most Dangerous Game: Exposition & Rising Action

The Most Dangerous Game is a timeless short story written by Richard Connell. In this lesson we will review the terms exposition and rising action and what plot points from this story fall into these categories.

The Most Dangerous Game: Climax & Falling Action

3. The Most Dangerous Game: Climax & Falling Action

Some stories have a clear-cut progression that fits into a standard plot diagram. Others are left for interpretation by the reader. In this lesson, we will review and analyze the arguments over the climax and falling action of the short story, 'The Most Dangerous Game' by Richard Connell.

Suspense in The Most Dangerous Game

4. Suspense in The Most Dangerous Game

''The Most Dangerous Game'' by Richard Connell is a timeless story of suspense and danger enjoyed by many students for its fast pace and surprise ending. This lesson explores how the author develops suspense in the narrative.

Criticism of The Most Dangerous Game

5. Criticism of The Most Dangerous Game

'The Most Dangerous Game' is a short story by Richard Connell first published in 1924 in Colliers Magazine. In this lesson, we will explore the critical responses to this tale of adventure and suspense.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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