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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games is a page-turning thriller featuring Katniss Everdeen as a strong heroine who ignites a spark to overturn her totalitarian government. She becomes known as the "Girl on Fire"...

Latest answer posted September 3, 2020 11:32 am UTC

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Yes, while it might be tempting to say that the main conflict of The Hunger Games trilogy is character vs. character—Katniss vs. President Snow—but even after Snow's fall from power, Katniss has to...

Latest answer posted October 15, 2016 8:42 pm UTC

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Peeta is caring, as seen when he purposefully burned some bread so he could give it to a starving Katniss. He is selfless, as seen when he sacrificed himself for the benefit of Katniss. Peeta joins...

Latest answer posted December 21, 2016 8:13 am UTC

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Katniss has strong personality traits. 1. Responsible:She takes care of her family and friends.This is shown when she finds food for her village, she protects her family since her father died,...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2011 3:29 am UTC

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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...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2015 2:24 pm UTC

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A good portion of early chapters in the book establish the setting, which is necessary to understand the conflict Katniss faces when she defies the Capitol. After explaining that District 12 is...

Latest answer posted March 23, 2021 11:12 am UTC

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The society in The Hunger Games trilogy is depicted as predominantly a dystopian society with a totalitarian government, with only a couple minor examples of utopian society. The country called...

Latest answer posted April 28, 2016 5:43 pm UTC

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An ideal survival quote is found in chapter one when, during the reaping, Katniss thinks the following: Anyway, Gale and I agree that if we have to choose between dying of hunger and a bullet in...

Latest answer posted January 7, 2017 9:48 am UTC

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The characters, conflict, and setting which an author chooses in order to tell a story directly reflect thei world and beliefs. In this way, literature is the mirror of life because it demonstrates...

Latest answer posted January 27, 2021 11:26 am UTC

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In the context of the first book, I would argue that there are two instances in which Katniss shows rebellion against the capital. The first is an overt display of rebellion, which oddly enough...

Latest answer posted May 15, 2020 3:45 pm UTC

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The time period is not specified in The Hunger Games, but it can be assumed to be sometime after the 21st Century. From existing information, it is known that the Games themselves have been going...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2012 9:03 pm UTC

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There are so many great morals that can be taken from The Hunger Games, whether you're looking at just the first book or at the trilogy as a whole. For starters, this book is a great reminder about...

Latest answer posted May 29, 2020 12:11 pm UTC

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The central idea of Suzanne Collins's trilogy The Hunger Games is that an individual has the ability to overcome the power of the tyrannical government. Another closely related theme central to the...

Latest answer posted January 25, 2017 12:24 am UTC

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In Chapter Nine, when each of the contestants of the Hunger Games are interviewed, it is Peeta that is last, and it is Peeta that manages to steal the show by his confession of love for Katniss in...

Latest answer posted May 3, 2011 8:03 pm UTC

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The climax of The Hunger Games is during the would-be double suicide of Katniss and Peeta. Previously, the Gamekeepers had announced that there could be two victors if they were from the same...

Latest answer posted June 26, 2019 5:22 am UTC

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Katniss’s biggest conflict is character vs. society. Although she struggles against other characters (Haymitch, Snow, Peeta, the other contestants), and with herself, these conflicts arise...

Latest answer posted July 30, 2012 2:10 am UTC

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is written from the point of view of first person. Collins tells the story completely from Katniss Everdeen's perspective. The opening line: "When I wake up,...

Latest answer posted July 22, 2012 3:47 pm UTC

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There are many different types of conflict seen in Collins' novel The Hunger Games. To begin, one needs to understand the different types of conflict. Internal Conflict: Internal conflict is the...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2012 8:22 am UTC

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Man versus Man "Forget it, District Twelve. We're going to kill you. Just like we did your pathetic little ally..." (285). The design of the hated Hunger Games pits the contestants from the...

Latest answer posted September 10, 2012 1:08 am UTC

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As the story begins, Katniss Everdeen, as portrayed by her first person narrative voice, is confident yet humble, brave yet somewhat foolhardy, honest and impulsive. She is aware that she may be...

Latest answer posted March 20, 2016 12:33 pm UTC

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In the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, the main character, Katniss Everdeen, is conflicted about her feelings towards her country, Panem. When considering the government which rules the...

Latest answer posted April 27, 2013 3:25 pm UTC

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Honestly, this question is an opinion question. Any given reader, who reads The Hunger Games, may come to the conclusion that the novel's message is very exact (in their mind), while another person...

Latest answer posted June 3, 2012 2:56 pm UTC

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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...

Latest answer posted February 10, 2016 11:30 pm UTC

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While at the Training Center in chapter 7, Katniss observes Rue. She notices similarities between Rue and her sister, Prim. Rue and Prim are both named after flowers and are both small in stature....

Latest answer posted April 28, 2018 2:02 pm UTC

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The answer to this question can be found in Chapter One, when Katniss tells us about the Hunger Games, how the contenders are selected, and how a special system allows poorer people to be more...

Latest answer posted June 1, 2011 7:03 pm UTC

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The reason for Gale's name being in the reaping forty-two times relates to the tesserae system. Under normal circumstances, the year a person turns twelve, their name goes into the reaping bowl...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2020 12:17 pm UTC

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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...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2014 2:25 pm UTC

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The protagonist is Katniss Everdeen, so the antagonists are those characters who oppose her. The main antagonist would be President Snow. He is the leader of the corrupt dystopian government that...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2018 4:35 am UTC

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Suzanne Collins writes this novel in the first person, so that we see the world through the eyes of the teenaged Katniss Everdeen. Katniss is a flawed but highly sympathetic young woman, and...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2017 11:21 am UTC

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Interesting question! In the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, the relationship between Katniss and Peeta develops in an unusual way. Throughout the book, different viewpoints are shown...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2016 8:14 pm UTC

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A thesis for The Hunger Games would depend on which aspect of the book you want to discuss. For example, if you wanted to show how government grows to oppress the individual, you might discuss the...

Latest answer posted June 7, 2012 9:21 pm UTC

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Peeta does not excel at training, and knows that he has little chance of surviving on his own; if he strikes out as a loner, he is likely to be caught and killed quickly, making it impossible for...

Latest answer posted May 31, 2012 7:55 pm UTC

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Let's examine this by considering some of the characteristics of a dystopian society: Conformity is expected and individuality is punished. We see this characteristic throughout Panem. Most...

Latest answer posted April 4, 2020 7:22 pm UTC

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The setting of the great novel is the fictitious country of Panem. The only direct clue we are given as to the whereabouts of Panem is that it is somewhere in the vicinity of the Rocky Mountains in...

Latest answer posted August 21, 2019 11:20 am UTC

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Irony occurs when the outcome or effect of a statement or situation contradicts the original meaning that the speaker intended. Irony can be purposeful, like in verbal irony, but irony can also be...

Latest answer posted July 17, 2012 12:48 pm UTC

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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...

Latest answer posted October 20, 2014 6:40 pm UTC

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The novel is a complex and layered one with many themes. Discussing its purpose means understudying to some extent the author's intentions. Certainly one of the themes being explored in this...

Latest answer posted May 19, 2015 3:26 am UTC

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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...

Latest answer posted December 24, 2014 7:02 pm UTC

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Peeta saves Katniss when she says she recognizes an Avox by saying she looks like a girl they used to know. Katniss, Peeta, Haymitch, Cinna and Effie are having a strategy session at the dinner...

Latest answer posted May 18, 2013 4:54 am UTC

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The first incident of rising action is Primrose Everdeen being selected as a tribute for the Hunger Games and her elder sister Katniss subsequently volunteering to go to the Games in her place. The...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2018 5:01 pm UTC

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Katniss understands that the government in the Capitol of Panem is oppressive The country of Panem is split into twelve districts which are separated from each other. Each district is enclosed by a...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2010 2:42 am UTC

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The mask of indifference is a metaphor for hiding Katniss's feelings. Figurative language is language that is not meant to be taken literally. The most common types of figurative language are...

Latest answer posted May 23, 2016 1:08 am UTC

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The novel The Hunger Games starts by setting up the nation of Panem and its twelve districts. Katniss lives in an impoverished area, district 12, and the nation is 75 years removed from a...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2019 6:09 pm UTC

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At the beginning of the novel, it seems that Katniss and Peeta had hardly ever met. There was one instance between them when Peeta purposely burnt bread, risking a beating, in order to give it to...

Latest answer posted February 6, 2020 11:09 pm UTC

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The Hunger Games have thankfully never actually happened. This novel is a work of dystopian fiction that depicts a tyrannical government that sends children to fight to their deaths as a form of...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2020 11:45 am UTC

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In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, a total of twenty-four participants (known as tributes) start the Hunger Games but only two of them survive to the finish. Each of the twelve districts sends...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2013 2:33 am UTC

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Although Suzanne Collins does not specifically spell out the style of government and economy in her novel The Hunger Games, the reader can infer that the government is a totalitarian dictatorship...

Latest answer posted October 10, 2012 1:02 am UTC

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The reason that Katniss struggles with trust is because she sees it as a weakness. She even admits it to readers in Chapter 9. The Games begin in two days, and trust will only be a weakness. That...

Latest answer posted January 8, 2018 2:32 pm UTC

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There are a couple of similarities between the stories that seem to be to be almost an homage to the earlier story "The Lottery." For one thing the names chosen by the authors are symbolic: in...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2016 11:04 pm UTC

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Katniss uses figurative language to describe her reaction to Peeta telling Caesar and the audience that he loves her. Figurative language is language that is not meant to be taken literally....

Latest answer posted February 25, 2016 8:55 pm UTC

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