The Hunger Games is an annual event in which one boy and one girl aged 12–18 from each of the twelve districts surrounding the Capitol are selected by lottery to compete in a televised battle to the death("The Hunger Games: Plot Summary."). Panem, the civilization that developed after the destruction of North America, clearly defines the power structure. The Games are punishment for a rebellion by the districts and an annual reminder of the powerlessness of ordinary people. The Hunger Games also entertain the Capitol citizens, who have relatively empty lives.The adolescents who are selected are labeled as “tributes”("Race, Ethnicity, and Culture in Panem."). The society of Panem is
Part of their control is enforced by the Hunger Games in which a boy and a girl from each district compete until only one survivor is left each year. Many have claimed that Marxism is greatly intertwined with the story due to resemblance of contents: mainly, the presence of inequality among the rich and the poor. Marxism is applied in it because of the inequality of how the Capitol treated each district. The Capitol treats the higher districts like they are slaves and the lower districts like queens and kings. The work and labor of the districts are needed for the Capitol since they are the bourgeoisie and its need to develop production and exchange as each district works to produce the resources the Capitol will be needing.
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Mengs Gebremedhin karriersenteret Opus Hadeland The Hunger Games The Hunger Games is one of the three book series written by Suzan Collins. Its first publication was made in 2008. It was followed by Catching Fire (2009), and Mockingjay (2010). The first part of the book, The Hunger Games (2011 edition), has about 458 pages which took me almost two weeks to finish it. The book is a scientific fiction and adventure in its writing style.
The Hunger Games (2008) is set in the future in a modern world analogy of USA but the country is given a fictional name of Panem. There were 13 districts in the country; each specializing in the extraction, production and manufacturing of different goods and raw materials like coal, for example, which were handed over to the Capitol resulting in the extreme poverty that the districts faced. District 13 rebelled against the power of The Capitol, the hub of power and technology, and met their doom. To prevent other districts from doing the same, the Capitol decided to hold a televised reality show-- the Hunger Games in which a boy and a girl from each district are selected as tributes to fight till death in the arena; the victor of the Hunger Games being rewarded with a house and food for a lifetime. As the districts face extreme poverty they participate in the games, which are a source of mere entertainment for the people of the Capitol.
I. Introduction The hunger games is an adventure and science fiction novel by the American writer Suzanne Collins. This is the trilogy movie, so the first one is the hunger games, next the hunger games catching fire and the last is the hunger games mocking jay. This novel was adapted to the movie in 2012 and directed by Gary Ross and co-written by Suzanne Collins herself. Point of view from this movie was from Katniss Everdeen who lives in Panem, North America.
For centuries, the world has been involved with battles between different countries. Many battles or wars, deal with nations trying to take over one another. This concept is defined as imperialism. For example, in World War Two Adolf Hitler tried to take over every country in the world to become a great and all mighty ruler. This lead to several deaths, according to the article World War II , written by an Associate Editor, John Graham Royde-Smith, it proclaims, “The 40,000,000–50,000,000 deaths...bloodiest conflict, as well as the largest war, in history.” Thankfully, the allied countries were able to stop the evil man from ruling the entire world.
Panem: Panem is the region where the story takes place and it’s situated in the former North America. Panem is run by an authoritarian-totalitarian dictatorship in the in the Capitol led by President Snow. The capitol is a technologically advanced, utopian city where the nation 's most wealthy and powerful live. The nation of Panem is separated into a total of twelve nation-states known as districts. Each of the twelve districts is responsible for a certain production of a special good for an example in district 12 they specialize in coalmining.
The author represents this to show what Katniss has to face and the dictatorship in their government, also known as the Capitol which the thirteen districts surrounds. The thirteen districts have strictly followed rules, just like how the government does. Collins conveyed this to the colonial period where the North America was split into thirteen colonies just like how in the story they are split into thirteen districts. What the thirteen districts and the thirteen colonies had in common is that they both were under a cruel system
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