The Hunger Games Essays

The World of Hunger Games

When children are forced to grow up fast at a young age due to traumatic events, it shapes them into fighters, when faced with life and death a person would do almost anything to assure survival. This is greatly demonstrated in the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins when the main character Katniss Everdeen’s world is shifted upside down when her father dies and when she volunteers as tribute for the Hunger Games. After her father’s death the weight…

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Major Theme of the Hunger Games

One of the central narratives in the novel is Katniss’s shifting identity. At the beginning of the story, she considers herself thoroughly a “girl from the Seam. ” She finds dignity in her poverty and her ability to survive it through her hunting and gathering skills. While friendly with several members of the merchant class, she identifies herself most strongly with Gale, also the child of a deceased poor miner. The stoic strength this identity has given her provides the…

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The Mocking Jay from the Hunger Games Series

The book I chose to read for my second quarter government book was The Mocking Jay from the Hunger games series. The author of this book is Suzanne Collins. There is a lot that goes on in the story, involving many things in the war of her districts. It is causing a rebellion in the districts. Katniss takes stock of her new position as a rebel in District 13. Only three victors were saved from the arena from the last…

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The Hunger Games

This paper is to be a discussion of The Hunger Games. It is mostly going to include a discussion of the main themes of the movie and how the director presents these themes in forms of characters, the environment, etc. The Hunger Games is about a girl called Katniss Everdeen, a girl from district 12 who voluntarily takes her younger sister? s place as tribute in the Hunger Games, a televised fight to the death in which two teenagers from…

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The Hunger Game Lit Theory

The Hunger Game by Suzanne Collins is one of the bestseller on The New York Times for a long time. The period in the story is when the North America was completely collapsed; a country named Panem was established. The country has 12 districts (each 13th District, but it has been crossed from the list) and a city called the Capitol. Each county has a duty, labor, production, and transfer everything they do on the Capitol. In my opinion, The…

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The Hunger Games (2012)

The nation of Panem, formed from a post-apocalyptic North America, is a country that consists of a wealthy Capitol region surrounded by 12 poorer districts. Early in its history, a rebellion led by a 13th district against the Capitol resulted in its destruction and the creation of an annual televised event known as the Hunger Games. In punishment, and as a reminder of the power and grace of the Capitol, each district must yield one boy and one girl between…

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Mockingjay Book Review

Imagine the cruelest form of a dictatorship you can think of, randomly selecting two young and innocent children per state from their families and friends. This is the corrupt and power-obsessed capitol. The capitol forces 24 children, 2 from each district to get put into an arena where they must violently fight to the death; there are 12 districts. This is called the hunger games, a “celebration” rather than a punishment to remember the 13th district that attempted to overrule…

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Book Report_ the Hunger Games

Characters: * Katniss Everdeen (girl on fire) * Peeta Mellark (boy who makes bread) * Gale Hawthorne (best friend of Katniss) * Haymitch Abernathy (mentor for Peeta and Katniss) Katniss Everdeen: Katniss is a 16 year old protagonist. She lives in District 12 which is the poorest of all districts. Katniss eyes with her mother and sister, Primrose Everdeen. Katniss has dark hair, olive skin and grey eyes. She is best friends with Gale Hawthorne. She volunteered to be a…

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Opening Ceremony of Hunger Games

“Happy Hunger Games!” The 74th Hunger Games got under way in spectacular fashion today with a fabulous opening ceremony in the capital .The Hunger Games held once a year. The opening ceremony began at the City Circle, audiences were the most prestigious citizens of the Capital, they watched in the buildings that beside Circle. Tributes from 12 districts sanded on the chariots and stopped in front of the President Snow’s mansion. When music ends, the president gave a speech to…

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Hunger Games

There is a really in dept meaning of what the hunger games is really portraying and what it means, which can be hard to explain, but picture this scenario: Twenty-four teenagers, (12 boys, 12 girls) and they are all sent into a giant arena to kill and fight for their lives. But only one can survive. Think to yourself what would you do? Katniss and Peeta were horrified and for them, the Hunger Games was real. Three rules they stuck…

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Mockingjay Capitol and Air Duct Surprises

“All right, that’s it,” Paylor says. Flames and heavy black smoke from the wreckage obscure our view. “Did they hit the hospital?” “Must have,” she say grimly. As I hurry towards the ladders at the far end or the warehouse, the sight of Messalla and one od the insects emerging from behind an air duct surprises me. I thought they’d still be hunkered down in the alley. “They’re growing on me,” says Gale. I scramble down the ladder. When my…

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The Hunger Games Analysis

What do the names, Edward Cullen, Harry Potter, and Lisbeth Salander have in common? They are all main characters in the some of the most famous novels/series that were ever written. My family and friends were overly obsessed with these three different series, however, I thought different. While I read each one of these books I never felt as if I truly engaged, nor made a strong connection to the main characters to each book. I always hoped to find…

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Book Analysis_ the Hunger Games

In the novel The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins a new country is created. Panem is born in place of North America, were the Hunger Games began. In the Hunger Games, there are 24 tributes. Tributes are people who live in the districts. The tributes in the Hunger Games are all the same. They kill one another and become the Capitols puppets. The tributes become violent, emotionless puppets. Then there is Katniss. Katniss is an excellent hunter and becomes lethal…

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Katniss Everdeen Is a Girl with Many Talents

Although Katniss Everdeen was considered an underdog in the games, she possesses many qualities and made very smart choices that helped her become a victor of the Hunger Games. The novel, The Hunger Games was written by Suzanne Collins who created the character of Katniss Everdeen, she wrote Katniss as a very talented girl whose skills were very unique and useful. Some of the skills Katniss used to help her get out of the arena alive were archery, survival, and…

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Catching Fire

“Without hesitation, he reads, on the seventy fifth anniversary, as a reminder to the rebels that even the strongest of them cannot overcome the power the capitol, the male and female tributes will be reaped from their existing pool of victors.”page.172, Catching fire. This is when Katniss finds out she has to go back into the arena and the fight the other victors. Some of them will be enemies such as the victors from 1 and 2. Some will be…

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