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In literature as well as in life, there are attitudes towards life and environment. In the story "The most dangerous game", the author Connell, describes, his characters' having his own attitude of life.

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Attitudes In literature as well as in life, there are attitudes towards life and environment. In the story "The most dangerous game", the author Connell, describes, his characters' having his own attitude of life. The author conveying the idea that in a person there are destructive, constructive and merciful attitude. Initially, both character show signs of a constructive attitude. First, Zaroff created the island as a means to find the reasoning animal. He has a constructive attitude, as he wants a challenge in life. Zaroff is also constructive in other ways such as going to other places to have a good challenge. He is also skilled in making traps to trap is opponents. ...read more.

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"The general protested 'you've only just come. You had no hunting-'". (P.18). This shows that the General was hoping that Rainsford would stay a while longer before the game because the General believes that Rainsford does not have the necessary hunting skills. Next, when Rainsford was hiding near the bushes, Zaroff saw him and could have killed him, but Zaroff decided to spare for later. Secondly, Rainsford is also a merciful man as he is a very skilled hunter. Since he is a skilled hunter, he could easy be like Zaroff and hunt people. He is also merciful because he values human life as precious. ...read more.

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However, when his partner says that the animals probably sense fear and danger; Rainsford dismisses the idea because he could never feel what it is like to be hunted. He also wants a challenge in hunting as he ponders over which is the most dangerous animal to hunt on earth. However, since he values human life more precious than Zaroff, he does not thinking that humans should be hunted. In wrapping up, both of the characters show that they are destructive in attitudes. In conclusion, the author is conveying that within a person there are destructive, constructive and merciful attitudes. These attitudes are use by a person when reacting with the environment. To end, from literature and life, people have attitudes regarding the environment. ...read more.

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