Theme Of Murder In The Most Dangerous Game And Bargain

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The Art of Murder

In "The Most Dangerous Game" and "Bargain" murder happens. Certainly, murder is one of the most vile, inhuman crimes a person can commit. Many people commit it willfully and wantonly, but few get away with it without being suspected. General Zaroff got away with murder quite frequently, and Mr. Baumer also did. They were both good at it. Zaroff and Mr. Baumer were the most evil people in "The Most Dangerous Game" and "Bargain" because they were both very sneaky and smart about murdering, they both stacked the deck against their victims, and they were both murderers.

General Zaroff and Mr. Baumer were very sneaky and smart at committing the murders. General Zaroff "hunted" …show more content…

Slade stacked the deck against their victims. Zaroff was much more equipped to make his way through the jungle then the sailors. If his hunt took too long, he would send out dogs that could hunt down people with ease. He had much more experience and intelligence than the sailors he used. No sailor was used to walking through such a jungle, with it being so dense and having so many things that could trap them or make it harder to walk through it. Mr. Baumer also stacked the deck against his victim. He picked a day that was cold and harsh to switch the barrels. He knew that Slade couldn't read and he would have no chance to know what was in the barrel. The fact that he had hired Slade a while ago suggests Baumer had been planning a way to kill Slade for months. This gave him ample time to figure a way how to make it impossible for Slade to live and to work out all the bugs the plan might have had. Both Zaroff and Baumer made to next to impossible for their victims to survive because of the conditions of the murders. Zaroff and Baumer were both very evil, cold-blooded murderers. Zaroff knew he was killing innocent people. He had hunted people so many times that he was used to murder and probably started to like it. He made all the sailors exercise so that he would have more fun, and it would be more of a challenge for him. Baumer was almost as bad. He had planned to murder Slade for awhile, but he was waiting for the right time so that he could get

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