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What is the point of view of Catching Fire?

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carrieross | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 16, 2011 at 3:02 AM via web

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What is the point of view of Catching Fire?

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wannam | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Educator

Posted April 18, 2012 at 7:00 PM (Answer #1)

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The point of view of the book Catching Fire is first person.  In fact, all three books in the Hunger Games trilogy are written in first person.  The story is told from the perspective of the main character Katniss Everdeen.  We are not privy to any information Katniss does not know.  When a character leaves her presence, we do not follow that character until they interact with Katniss again.  While this is a perspective that draws the reader into the story, it is also somewhat limiting.  We can only see what Katniss sees and we can only know what see knows.  Katniss is often tricked, lied to, or confused.  We cannot know what motivates other characters nor what they think or feel unless they choose to share this with Katniss.  

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alfreddao | Student, Grade 11 | Honors

Posted February 23, 2012 at 7:04 AM (Answer #2)

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The Point of View is the 72nd Hunger games winner, District 12 tribute and "Star Crossed lover" of Peeta Katniss Everdeen, Haymitch has a importand influence on her decisions in the arena and on their victory tour. The point of view is first person in every "Hunger Games book" of Katniss Everdeen

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mattl- | Student, Grade 10 | eNoter

Posted April 4, 2012 at 4:22 AM (Answer #3)

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Katniss Everdeen, and it is 1st person.

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mss006 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted June 25, 2011 at 12:50 AM (Answer #4)

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Katniss Everdeen

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