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In Catching Fire, Katniss is angry - beyond angry with the Gamemakers, with President Snow and with the Capitol in general. She knows that nothing she does with Peeta is going to keep her and her...

Latest answer posted June 16, 2011 9:08 pm UTC

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Dictionary.com defines "flutter" as "to move in quick, irregular motions; vibrate." Based on this definition, the meaning of "Peeta's eyes flutter open" is that Peeta did not just open his eyes...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2018 5:59 am UTC

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Catching Fire is the second book which comprises The Hunger Games Trilogy, written by Suzanne Collins as part of her young adult series. As Collins describes the dystopian environment within which...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2015 6:40 am UTC

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Throughout Catching Fire, second novel in the Hunger Games trilogy, author Suzanne Collins uses flashbacks to provide the reader with background information.One flashback can be found in the first...

Latest answer posted May 31, 2016 5:57 am UTC

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In the novel Catching Fire by Suzanna Collins, there are many different literary devices. First,Collins provides multiple examples of imagery. Imagery is the forming of mental images, figures, or...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2011 8:05 am UTC

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A simile is a type of figurative language, one that makes a comparison between two things that seem different at first. Unlike a metaphor, which also compares two things that seem different, a...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2016 7:18 pm UTC

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Most engaging novels for me always had dramatic turn of events and a twisted ending. I personally like the thriller genre and tend to read a lot of mystery, detective or horror because the suspense...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2012 3:22 am UTC

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As is the case in many pieces of literature, there are several possible themes or main ideas in Catching Fire, the second book in the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Government control,...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2012 3:11 am UTC

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In Suzanne Collins’s Catching Fire, the second in The Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss Everdeen demonstrates many of the survival skills which help her to not only survive but also win the games of...

Latest answer posted September 3, 2019 2:46 am UTC

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Catching Fire is the middle novel in The Hunger Games Trilogy, by Suzanne Collins, and details the aftermath of the 74th Annual Hunger Games in the dystopian world of the future. The main conflict...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2012 2:38 am UTC

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Three symbols inCatching Fireare the mockingjay, Beetee's wire, and District 13. The mockingjay is actually a literal symbol in the novel that the characters make references to. At first Katniss...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2012 2:32 pm UTC

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Katniss experiences a number of life-altering changes after winning The Hunger Games, as well as trauma from the Games themselves. It is unsurprising that she would have many internal conflicts as...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2016 2:34 am UTC

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Suzanne Collins, the author of Catching Fire, uses many literary devices in her Hunger Games series. One main literary device used is symbolism. Katniss Everdeen, the main protagonist in the...

Latest answer posted December 18, 2018 5:44 pm UTC

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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...

Latest answer posted April 18, 2012 7:00 pm UTC

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Catching Fire is the second installment in Suzanne Collins's dystopian series The Hunger Games. The book opens with Katniss and Peeta safely returned to their new victor homes in District 12. This...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2017 7:22 am UTC

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In the 75th Hunger Games ("The Quarter Quell") the arena is in the shape of a circle, with the cornucopia in the center, in the middle of a lake. Participants quickly discover the arena actually...

Latest answer posted October 28, 2013 1:14 pm UTC

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The one of the main conflicts in Catching Fire is an internal conflict, as Katniss determines whether or not she wants to be a part of the growing rebellion against The Capital. It is interesting...

Latest answer posted May 25, 2016 5:17 pm UTC

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If a reader considers the entire trilogy, I believe that Catching Fire shows the most character development and change in Katniss Everdeen. That makes sense, as it is the middle book. It serves as...

Latest answer posted March 8, 2019 3:45 pm UTC

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He ran like a house on fire is an example of an idiom, and more specifically a simile. A simile is a comparison between two unlike things. An idiom is a commonly used figure of speech. Katniss...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2013 6:59 pm UTC

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Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins, follows Katniss Everdeen and Peeta after they won last year's Hunger Games. The setting of the novel is the future, a time after the government has taken complete...

Latest answer posted July 25, 2013 7:11 pm UTC

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Diction is a term we use to describe an author's word choices. Individual word choices are never arbitrary because every single word carries its own connotation. Hence, an author's choice of one...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2014 2:19 am UTC

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The title of the second part of the Hunger Games Trilogy reflects the way in which the rebellion, which only really becomes open and fully developed in the final book of the series, is beginning to...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2013 5:16 am UTC

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Two settings stand out as particularly important to the story of Catching Fire. One is District 12, Katniss's home, where she has returned in a mixture of triumph and guilt after winning the...

Latest answer posted February 24, 2016 9:42 pm UTC

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Katniss's life was irrevocably changed when she became a Victor in the Hunger Games. To understand, first we need to discuss what her life was like before. Her father died when she was young, and...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2016 1:20 am UTC

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To first answer this question, we must define what science fiction means. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines science fiction as "fiction dealing principally with the impact of actual or imagined...

Latest answer posted January 20, 2016 2:23 am UTC

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In Katniss's memory, Gale's lips and breath have a pleasant citrus scent. This is her main memory of the single kiss they shared, at a time when, due to political reasons, she had to appear to be...

Latest answer posted March 8, 2019 8:27 pm UTC

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Collins uses her novel Catching Fire to develop the theme of rebellion and resistance. Here are five important time line events from Catching Fire that contribute to the theme of rebellion: 1....

Latest answer posted September 3, 2012 1:28 pm UTC

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The narrative style of Catching Fire is first person narrated by Katniss. Katniss uses a very direct style with a lot of fragments, as though you are in her head. Katniss is a blunt narrator. In...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2013 5:57 pm UTC

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The second and third paragraph (of chapter one) in Suzanne Collins' novel Catching Fire provides a glimpse into the life of Katniss and the setting of the novel (partial given the setting moves...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2011 10:38 am UTC

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The primary antagonist in Catching Fire is the totalitarian government of Panem, headed by President Snow; under this cruel regime, Katniss and the lives of countless other citizens are controlled,...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2013 9:41 pm UTC

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As the second book of a trilogy, Catching Fire is an apt name--especially considering the kind of frenzy which surrounded Suzanne Collins's first book in the series, The Hunger Games. Catching Fire...

Latest answer posted September 29, 2013 8:30 pm UTC

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Tone is used to describe the writer's attitude toward a particular subject. It is more often than not conveyed to readers through word choice. It might be difficult to know exactly what the...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2019 8:08 pm UTC

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Catching Fire ends with Katniss, and the boy she is expected to love and marry, being lifted away from the Quarter Quell arena in a Capital hovercraft. A diary entry would focus on what follows...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2012 9:21 am UTC

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Keep in mind that literary elements include the various rhetorical devises used by authors to create depth in literature. Some literary elements to identify in any novel include figurative language...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2013 2:53 pm UTC

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Katniss’s life has changed dramatically in some ways. For one thing, she now leads the privileged life of a winner. She has her own house, and everything provided to her. She does not have to...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2013 7:03 pm UTC

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President Snow ordered Cinna to make Katniss wear one of the wedding dresses from the photo shoot to the tribute interviews with Caesar Flickerman. Of course, during the highly emotional...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2013 4:12 am UTC

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There are two main types of conflict: Internal Conflict and External Conflict. Internal conflict, or man verses self, is a conflict where a person is fighting with their own morals or feelings. For...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2012 3:00 pm UTC

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In the novel, Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, several themes are possible which you have listed in your ideas. In addition, you could add the idea of responsibility which comes with the...

Latest answer posted May 20, 2012 9:32 pm UTC

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The book uses both formal and informal language. Collins is a professional author, so she is going to very much pay attention to grammar and usage rules when writing large sections of the book. The...

Latest answer posted January 20, 2019 1:55 am UTC

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The main purpose of this book seems very similar to the main purpose of the first book in this gripping trilogy. However, the theme of state control and totalitarian power is escalated as those who...

Latest answer posted February 23, 2012 2:39 pm UTC

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Catching Fire begins where The Hunger Games left off. Katniss Everdeen takes her place in the Victor's Village in District 12 as she awaits her victory tour that will take her via train to visit...

Latest answer posted January 3, 2013 8:29 pm UTC

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Catching Fire is about Katniss’s development as a leader. In the second Hunger Games she finds herself in an impossible situation for the second time. During this Hunger Games she is more...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2013 6:09 pm UTC

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In Chapter 1, Katniss describes Victor’s Village as “like another world entirely.” This is because in Victor’s Village there is “a beautiful green” and large houses decorated with “brightly colored...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2020 11:32 am UTC

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President Snow is concerned about uprisings in all the districts outside of the Capitol. He explains to Katniss in a meeting that many people in Panem view her attempt to commit suicide with Peeta...

Latest answer posted October 30, 2019 1:43 am UTC

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The most significant event that occurs that irrevocably shapes the entire course of the story is Katniss' participation in the Games themselves. In both The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, the...

Latest answer posted October 2, 2012 5:05 am UTC

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At this time, you can find chapter by chapter summaries of all of the Hunger Games books by typing in the title of the book and clicking on the drop-down menu on the left-hand side. I have given...

Latest answer posted January 22, 2013 7:13 pm UTC

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In the novel, Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, the theme of loyalty creates balance in the book. Katniss's feelings about the Games are quite clear, "If it were up to me, I would try to forget the...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2012 7:53 pm UTC

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The horrors referred to in this question are the horrors that Katniss and her group of tributes experience whilst inside the arena, and it is clear that they are significantly terrifying in order...

Latest answer posted August 17, 2013 6:33 am UTC

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One of the most futuristic characters inCatching Fireis Plutarch Heavensbee. He takes over the role of Head Gamemaker after Seneca Crane earns President Snow's displeasure from the outcome of the...

Latest answer posted April 21, 2012 5:04 am UTC

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Catching fire is the continuation of the Hunger Games trilogy written by Suzanne Collins, an American novelist. Now in this second part of the story, Katniss and Peeta start to have their “Victory...

Latest answer posted November 14, 2013 3:27 am UTC

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