His passion for hunting
His strength and will to survive
His ability to reason and deduce
That he will go to pieces if hunting no longer fascinates him.
That Ivan will somehow help the sailors to revolt.
That Rainsford will not be a challenge.
The general is confident in his own abilities to hunt and kill, and therefore Rainsford will be dead.
The general knows he will eventually convince Rainsford to keep quiet.
The general has no telephone and knows that Rainsford will be locked in the cellar forever.
This attitude foreshadows events in which he learns that sailors know more than the average passenger.
This attitude foreshadows event in which he learns how to listen to others.
This attitude foreshadows event in which he learns a lesson in humility.
A hunter had wounded a large animal and finished it off.
He was in a safe place.
A man had been killed in the jungle.
A large animal had barely escaped the hunt.
A. Cars danced across the icy road.
B. The cars were sliding because the road was icy.
A. The full moon guided me through the dark streets.
B. The light of the full moon made the dark streets shine.
A. The wind whispered a lullaby to me as I fell asleep.
B. The wind blew as I fell asleep.
A. My cheeks got wet as the rain fell.
B. The rain kissed my cheeks as it fell from the sky.
A. The time flew, and before I knew it school was over for the day.
B. The time passed very quickly and before I knew it school was over for the day.
The general is playing cat and mouse - and Rainsford is the mouse
Rainsford is going to have face the quicksand.
The general is beginning to look more and more like Ivan.
The general will be bringing reinforcements.
Swimming to it when his ship sank
Being stranded on it by his crew
Buying is in order to build his Chateau there
Inheriting it from his father
Swims to it after accidentally falling overboard
Wishes to write and article about Zaroff
Wants to prove that Zaroff can't successfully hunt him
Wants to bring evil Zaroff to justice
There is no other big game on his island.
He doesn't like to kill innocent creatures.
He hates humanity and wants to take revenge against it.
Hunting men is more of a challenge than hunting beasts.
Is glad to meet another expert hunter
Wants news about the outside world
Has no other humans on the island to hunt
Wishes to share his secret with the world
He sees the blood and an empty cartridge in the bush
Zaroff claims to hunt game that is more dangerous than the Cape buffalo
Zaroff claims to have invented a new kind of game to hunt
Zaroff tells him to join the hunt or become Ivan's sport
Makes fun of Rainsford for being afraid
Explains how he obtains the men he hunts
Says that all Cossacks are savage and that he, Zaroff, is a Cossack
Claims that it is not murder to kill sailors because they are "scum"
Animal life is more precious than human life.
Only the strong deserve to survive.
Individual freedom is more important than laws.
Human beings are not morally responsible for one another.
Rainsford and Zaroff
Rainsford, Ivan, and two of the captive sailors
Zaroff, Ivan, and one of Zaroff's best dogs
Swims to Zaroff's chateau and surprises him.
Kills Ivan, leaving Zaroff defenseless.
Catches Zaroff in a tiger trap made from a bent sapling.
Signals to a passing boat that helps hims escape.
Zaroff has lost the final duel.
Rainsford has safely reached his homeland.
Rainsford has a history of sleeping problems.
Rainsford cares too much about luxuries.
Ivan threatens Rainsford.
Zaroff welcomes Rainsford.
Zaroff hunts Rainsford.
Whitney warns Rainsford.
Look back at what happened before the story began.
Hint about what is to come in the plot.
Scene that is out of chronological order
Whitney's tales of Ship-Trap Island foreshadow danger
The fact that Rainsford smokes a pipe foreshadows his death.
The fact that Ivan does not speak foreshadows the story of Ivan's youth.
Rainsford's construction of traps foreshadows that he is an expert hunter.
When a character has a problem with outside forces like weather or land.
When a character disagrees with the values , laws, or beliefs of a group.
When a character develops an internal struggle between his thoughts and ideas.
When a character has an argument or disagreement with another character.