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In the story the authors choices of setting details also create suspense in the story. The setting of the island deals with the conflict with the characters. In the beginning of the story he describes the island as a “curious dread of the place,” throughout the story Rainsford finds himself struggling to survive and not be the next victim of zaroff's game.








All his life Rainsford has been the hunter, until his life suddenly changed when he was abandoned in a mysterious island, not only is he trying to survive the game but Rainsford has become the hunted. This shows how the setting brings

  • writeacher is this a good start? -

    Is this to be the beginning of the second paragraph?
    In the story the authors choices of setting details also create suspense in the story. The setting of the island deals with the conflict with the characters. In the beginning of the story he describes the island as a “curious dread of the place,” throughout the story Rainsford finds himself struggling to survive and not be the next victim of zaroff's game.

    And where is this in your outline?
    All his life Rainsford has been the hunter, until his life suddenly changed when he was abandoned in a mysterious island, not only is he trying to survive the game but Rainsford has become the hunted. This shows how the setting brings

  • writeacher is this a good start? -

    "All his life... brinhd" i'm not sure yet.

    and yes its the beginning of my second paragraph

  • writeacher is this a good start? -

    1. I'd use the author's last name in place of "the author's" in that first sentence.
    2. Don't mix up the setting (describe it) with the characters' conflict until (maybe) the end of that paragraph.
    3. Fix all run-ons.
    4. Delete "also" in the first sentence (since nothing has come before it except the intro!

    Keep going ...

  • writeacher is this a good start? -

    ok

  • writeacher is this a good start? -

    what about

    In the Beginning of the story Rainsford tells Whitney that sailors have a curious dread of the place which is called Ship-Trap Island.

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