High Noon And The Most Dangerous Game Comparison Essay

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High Noon and "The Most Dangerous Game" are both stories filled with insanely suspenseful story lines. Both stories focus on respected protagonists who have to fight through the worst situations. Will Kane and Rainsford are forced to fight alone, with the odds against them. There is no point in running or either of them, they will get caught no matter what. They are forced to do something very unfortunate. The movie High Noon and the short story "The Most Dangerous Game" both have a lot of similarities, but they also have a few minor differences, but those differences are what makes the stories great. High Noon and "The Most Dangerous Game" both focus on fighting alone.
"You're poor your whole life, and in the end you wind up dying all alone in a dirty street" (Foreman 97). The people in the town take Kane for granted. They pretend to be his buddies, they pretend to care, but they really don't. This is proven when Kane is trying to get help and not one soul will
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He does not know that they don't really care for his well being, to him they are his greatest friends who would be there for him no matter what. "I've come here for help because there are people here" (Foreman 112). When he walks into that church, everyone stops their prayers, and they stare at him. Even before he had told them why he was there, they knew, they knew Frank Miller was coming. Kane thought that he could get a whole bunch of deputies to help him, but he got no one. "Your brain against mine" (Connell 225). Rainsford is being told that this fight is a one verses one, he knows that there is no way he could get any help. Him getting help is against the rules of the game, and if he breaks the rules he will get hurt. Even thought it is suppose to be a one verses one, Zoroff does use help from the dogs and Ivan. But Rainsford uses nothing but his physical and mental strength. Help will save none of these