What are the types of literary devices in Catching Fire

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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 novels, is herself a symbol. Katniss is a symbol of rebellion and government defiance. When people of Panem watch the games at the end of The Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta plan to commit suicide together and end the games. When the games are stopped and two victors are declared, Katniss becomes the spark to rebellion.

Another symbol in this story is the Mockingjay pin Katniss wears. This pin represents many things. To Katniss, this pin represents her friend Rue. Rue and Katniss used mockingjays to communicate before Rue was killed. To the people of Panem, the mockingjay is a symbol of the rebellion against the Capitol, because it is associated with Katniss and she herself is a symbol of the rebellion.

A second type of literary device used in the story is an allusion . An allusion makes an indirect reference to...

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