The Question and Answer section for The Most Dangerous Game is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Examples of Personification:
"'Can't see it,' remarked Rainsford, trying to peer through the dank tropical night that was palpable as it pressed its thick warm blackness in upon the yacht."
"t..... he crew's nerves seemed a bit jumpy today."
The sailors believe it is a place of evil, but Rainsford thinks they are just superstitious.
This means that Rainsford was so frightened, exhausted, and consumed by emotion the he experienced more in that minute than he could experience in one year.