Why does the idea of a new indentity(of being a rich winner-which most would say sounds better) scare Katniss? And what was her old identity

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The idea of wealth scares Katniss because her entire identity is built around being the protector and provider for her family.  If she no longer had to hunt and struggle for survival, she wouldn't know who she was.  Her ideas of self-worth are wrapped around her ability to survive and help her family survive.  Katniss has never had money and would not know what to do with it. 

She also fears being a winner because of the duties a winner must maintain.  She would have to tour the districts and the capital.  She would be forced to continue smiling and entertaining the people.  Katniss fears she would never again get to be herself if she were to become a wealthy games winner.

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