In The Hunger Games, in what ways is Katniss prepared to be a contestant in the Hunger Games?  

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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 from her district who had a chance of winning.  Her skill with a bow and arrow is very useful, but more importantly she is independent, strong-willed, and a fighter.

Katniss desires to survive.  She has never had much, so surviving is what she has done all her life.  She would illegally hunt in the forests outside of her village to feed her family.  Her...

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