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Man against man.

What is the main conflict in this story?


The plot moves quickly because of

Rainsford falls overboard into the Caribbean.

What event initiates the rising action in the plot?

the world is made up of hunters and hunted.

During his discussion with Whitney, Rainsford says

considerate host.

When they first meet, Rainsford thinks General Zaroff is a

the ability to reason.

General Zaroff has become bored with hunting and has realized that he needs an animal who has both instinct and

reacts with shock and horror.

Once Rainsford learns that Zaroff hunts human beings, Rainsford

hunter : murderer

Complete the following analogy: Rainsford : General Zaroff

Rainsford surprises General Zaroff and wins the hunt.

At the end of the story,

Zaroff describes himself as civilized.

One example of irony in the story occurs when

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