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  • The Hunger Games
    The wasps found in The Hunger Games both in and out of the arena are called tracker jackers. These are wasps that have been genetically engineered by scientists in the Capitol. Tracker jackers are...

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    Katniss is prepared for the games because she knows how to use a bow and arrow and she has good survival instincts. Even before the Hunger Games, Katniss is tough. She is probably the one person...

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    In the book, The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, the character Katniss must face numerous obstacles. For example, she must grow up without a father, provide for her family, and even confront the...

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    Katniss’s main internal conflict is how far she will go to try to win the game and survive, such as pretending to love Peeta. A person versus self conflict is an internal conflict. It is a...

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    In The Hunger Games, the woods have no official name but "the Woods." The Woods is the area where Katniss and Gale go and hunt. The Woods is outside of District 12, and Katniss and Gale have to...

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    The first chapter of The Hunger Games begins with Katniss Everdeen waking up on the morning of the Reaping. Her little sister, Prim (short for Primrose), had left her some goat cheese for...

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    In The Hunger Games, Katniss only goes somewhere in the morning in Chapter 1, not in Chapter 2. In Chapter 1, she leaves District 12 to go out into the woods. There, she meets her friend Gale....

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    There are thirteen districts of Panem. District One manufactures luxury goods for the Capitol, including precious gems and perfumes. District Two's industry is masonry, and people work to mine...

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    Panem's governmental system in The Hunger Games is bad for a multitude of reasons. There is, of course, the obvious reason: the Hunger Games in and of themselves. This is perhaps the biggest...

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    One theme from The Hunger Games is government oppression. The country of Panem is divided up into 12 different districts run by the Capitol. The Capitol keeps everybody in line by taking a lot...

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    In the first book of the Hunger Games trilogy, it was not Katniss' intent to rebel against the Capitol. Neither she nor any of her friends in District 12 had any love for the government. The...

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    In the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, the atmosphere created in the Hunger Games was quite brutal. In this environment, normal people could be turned into murderers due to the harshness...

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    I believe this topic is an argumentative one—it just depends on how you phrase it. When writing argumentative essays, I have always found it helpful to come up with a debate question of sorts (or...

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    That depends on if you are talking about the first book of the series or the series as a whole, so I will attempt to answer both. In The Hunger Games the book, one very big decision that sets in...

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    For a broad location, each of the 12 Districts is important. To Katniss, the districts are completely unimportant. She is from District 12, which happens to be a very poor district....

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    In the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, the character Katniss appears to have multiple levels to her personality. Throughout the book, her internal and external struggles reveal to the...

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    In The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, the character Peeta is shown at being incredibly gifted at communication skills. Although he might not be as proficient at some survival skills as Katniss,...

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    Peeta is, in a word, likable. Although he has many traits, you could say that the word "likable" describes each of them. In fact, throughout the book and then the series, it is difficult to dislike...

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    The division between rich and poor in The Hunger Games is evident in several ways including location, power and appearance. The rich people of Panem live mostly in the Capitol. It is described as...

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    In the book The Hunger Games, there are several examples of jealousy. Although some of the examples may or may not be considered “good,” I will share some of the ones that I have found. At the...

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    The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins is about a futuristic world where the government shows their power by systematically killing off two people from each district each year. Katniss...

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    Figurative language is language that is not meant to be taken literally. It is creative language used to add spice and interest to a writer’s work. Much of the writing in this work is sparse and...

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    Chapter 17 is when we see Katniss take the fight to the Career Tributes (or just the Careers, as I will call them from now on). At this point in the Games, the Careers have taken over the...

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  • The Outsiders
    An Avox is a citizen of Panem who has committed a heinous crime against the nation. They are taken to the Capitol where they are tortured, having their tongues mutilated, and forced into slavery...

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    The propos in Mockingjay were important for multiple reasons: they were propaganda, they were distractions for a rescue mission, and they were entertainment. As the name suggests, propos were...

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    Katniss is not sure how she feels. She is bonded with both Peeta and Gale. They both helped her survive, Gale by being her hunting parter and Peeta by fighting in the games by her side. I think he...

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    My page numbers will be coming from the edition published in 2011 in the UK, so they might be a little different. I will try to give an approximation of where they are in each chapter. One of the...

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    The values and ethics explored in this story are those of mankind since the beginning of time. The most striking ethical question posed by The Hunger Games is when is killing justified. It is the...

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    The term Avox contains the Latin root vox, which means "voice" (Numen: The Latin Lexicon). The term also contains the Greek prefix a, which means "without" ("English Language Roots"). Hence,...

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    District 12 is where the main character of the Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen, is from. Her fellow tribute, Peeta Mellark, and her friend, Gale Hawthorne, are also from District 12. It is the...

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    Foxface was never given a name in the books. In fact, not much is known about her character at all. She is the female tribute from District 5 in the 74th Hunger Games, but we do not even know if...

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    There is nothing fair or just about the "reaping" that takes place in the book The Hunger Games. There are three main reasons for this. First, Panem, the capitol city, is unjust. Instead of...

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    As with studying the elements of any piece of literature, identifying symbols is open to wide interpretation. We are responding to a piece of art, something each of us will react subjectively to...

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    Many writers and editors may tell you that conflict is the key to good drama and the Hunger Games is filled with conflict! But here we want to focus on the MAIN conflict for Katniss throughout the...

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    The Hunger Games brings attention to trends in our own world. In this way, it has a direct relation to people's lives because it forces us to reexamine what we accept in daily life. Collins's...

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    Setting will generally encompass two areas. Where does the story take place and when does it take place? For The Hunger Games, the when is not very specific. The reader knows that it takes...

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    Any questions that might be asked about literature or an issue after having read The Hunger Games will be subject to and dependent on the reader. Beatty from Fahrenheit 451 supported the burning...

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    Hello! I believe you are asking about Katniss Everdeen from the novel The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. When Katniss Everdeen takes her sister's place as the District 12 female tribute, she...

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    This is a broad question that invites many answers. However, if you are talking about only the main problem, I would argue that it is a problem of survival on two levels. First, in this dystopian...

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    You will be hard pressed to find a clear example that the series is about the present world in a literal way. However, the power of a dystopian novel is that it has many resonances with our modern...

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    District 1 provides luxury items to all of the districts, but let's be honest, most of the districts either can't afford it or have no use for it. District 2 provides stone mining and masonry. It...

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    Katniss is in conflict with Peeta and Haymitch. Although they present themselves as her allies she is not 100% sure that she can trust them. Katniss is not sure if Peeta is faking being in love...

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    There is an element of "Wag the Dog" occurring in the portrayal of the Hunger Games themselves as a media event. In other words, actual events are manipulated and exaggerated for maximum drama, and...

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    Katniss Everdeen is able to survive the Hunger Games because of a few factors. First, with the help of her team and Peeta, she is able to capture the emotions of the audience. She and Peeta are...

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    Survival is one of the main themes in The Hunger Games, a dystopian novel set is a postapocalyptic future where a series of districts are forced to send children as tributes to fight to the death...

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    In any work of fiction, change usually only occurs because of conflict. Obviously the kind of changes we are talking about here happen below the surface, even though they might be caused by...

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    These two works, A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, do not--at least on the surface--seem to have much of anything in common. A closer look does reveal...

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    You already got a more thorough answer which compares and contrasts Suzanne Collins's The Hunger Games and Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own, so I will concentrate my efforts on the other two...

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    Suzanne Collins was born in Connecticut in 1962, though she spent most of her life on the move (mostly still on the east coast) because her father was a military man. He was an Air Force officer...

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    In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Katniss is deeply affected by the avox girl with the red hair. Katniss recognizes her at once as being familiar, but cannot connect her face to the correct...

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