What is an example of Katniss finding who she is in Mockingjay? I would like to find an example of Katniss finding her "purpose" or her true character.
There are several moments throughout the final novel where Katniss finds herself and her purpose. One of the moments early on is when Katniss returns to District 12, to see the wreckage first hand. After viewing the scorched homes and even skeletal remains, Katniss returns to District 13 to confirm that she will act as the Mockingjay for the revolution.
Another moment is when the propos are going poorly and Plutarch along with Haymitch agree Katniss needs to be filmed in action, so they send her to visit the hospital in District 9. When Katniss views the hospital's destruction first hand, she makes the speech to the camera: "Fire is catching! And if we burn, you burn with us!" This moment really acts as a true catalyst for Katniss' involvement in the revolution, when she realizes what her true impact on the revolution could be. Whereas she felt emotionally detached before, she begins to buy into the hype of the revolution and believe in her own abiltiy to facilitate change.
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