The Most Dangerous Game And Summer Is Gone Literary Analysis

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Martin Luther King Jr once said "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and conveinience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." You can tell how strong a person is by how they react through hard times. This quote is true because you can really judge what someone is all about when they are facing a conflict. "The most dangerous Game" by Richard Connell and "And Summer is Gone" by Susie Kretschmer both prove the critical lens true because they both have characters that show their strenghts or weaknesses when they are up against a challenge. In the short story, "The Dangeous Game" by Richard Connell the main character Rainsford was shipwreaked on a mysterous island whose only occupant was a crazed hunter named Zarroff. Zarroff hunts Rainsford. When Rainsford is getting hunted by Zarroff we find out who he is, based on his actions. One literary element used in this short story is Irony. Rainsford is a hunter, but he becomes the hunted through the story. Before, Rainsford didn't…show more content…
David realized he didn't have to change and that he was strong from losing Amy. One literary element used in this short story is symbolism. The summer, paintings, and pyramids all symbolize their friendship. By the pyramids symbolizing their friendship it shows how he accomplished his fight against himself. Another literary element used in this short story is theme. An example of a theme in this story is that you shouldn't change for anyone. It shows that David is more mature because he didnt change. David didn't change for Amy this showed his strength and that he's more mature which proves the quote true because he stayed strong through hard times, such as not trying to make himself popular like Amy did. "And Summer is Gone" supports the quote through symbolism and

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