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Choose ONE of the following selections from this unit:
“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell
“The Cask of Amontillado” by Edgar Allan Poe
“The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson

Identify and describe the protagonist and antagonist in the story. What motivates the antagonist to engage in evil behavior? How would the story or drama change if the antagonist had been able to overcome the darker impulse? Use specific details from the text to support your claim and include the title, author, and genre of the story in your answer.

Evidence #1: Use specific examples (paraphrase or direct quote) from the text to identify and describe the protagonist and antagonist in the story.




Evidence #2: Use specific examples (paraphrase or direct quote) from the text to explain the evil action the antagonist performs.

Analysis #1: 1-2 sentences of original thought explaining what motivates the antagonist to engage in evil behavior.

Analysis #2: 1-2 sentences of original thought explaining how the story might be different if the antagonist were able to overcome his dark impulses.

Concluding Statement: Tie it all up with a statement about what the story says about the nature of humans and the choice we make.



Put it all together: to see your entire paragraph, proofread it, and make necessary revisions before submitting it

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  1. The directions are clear. What is your question?

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  2. I cant add link so look up "The most dangerous game" by richard connell protagonist"
    GO to IMAGES and its a picture of a white background that explains characters
    p.s - I looked it up on bing microsoft so idk if its gonna be on google or other browsers

    The protagonist is Rains ford (hero)
    The antagonist is Zaroff (Villain)

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