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Both in James Thurbers The Most Dangerous Game and in ShirleyJacksons The Lottery there are immoral things taking place In TheMost Dangerous Game Rainsford takes place in grueling game of humanhunting between himself and the man who owns a beast named Ivan andhunts people for the joy of it General Zaroff However in TheLottery the main character Tessie gets stoned to death due to atraditional drawing that the whole village participates in to see who isgoing to be sacrificed Most modern day humans would think that theseacts are immoralRainsford does not care about the animals that he is hunting As theywere on a boat off of the coast of Ship-Wreck islandRainsford statedWho cares how the jaguar feels 216 If Rainsford was a good personhe would care how the animal feels as well as not be so self centeredand cocky This shows some of the immorality in RainsfordIf one was asked to hunt other humans how would one respond One mightrespond in many ways On example might me shame and disgust Anothermight be shock and awe and start to question if the person who asked thequestion is immoral or crazy But here is how the conversation wentbetween Zaroff and Rainsford went when Rainsford was asked if he wouldwant to hunt other humans But no animal can reason objectedRainsford My dear fellow said the general there is one that can But you cant mean- gasped Rainsford 224Rainsford thinks it iswrong to hunt humans and does not want to take part in any sort of wayin Zaroffs game This adds to the immortality of hunting humans aswell as to the immoral part as a wholeBut in the end Rainsford must hunt humans The choice is either bebeaten with a whip or to play the game of human hunting In reality heonly has one choice One would at least want to pick the choice thatthey are able to win When it is all said and done Rainsford picks
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