International Academic Journal of Psychology and Educational Studies

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Formalistic Analysis of the Most Dangerous Game by Richard Connel

Mohsen Moqim Hanjani

Abstract: This term paper is an attempt to apply a school of literary criticism to a short story. The chosen short story is the called the most dangerous. The Most Dangerous game is written by Richard Connell. Richard Connell was an American author who was on October 1893. It was first published in January 19, 1924. The story is of a big game hunter who hunts men for sports and the pleasure of it. This paper will try to apply formalist theory of criticism to this short story and analyze different aspects of it such as genre, characterization, writing style, themes, grammar, and setting regardless of its historiography or other abstract notions

Keywords: Formalistic Analysis, Richard Connel, theory of criticism, The Hounds of Zaroff

Page: 8-13

Volume 1, Issue 2, 2014