Mockingjay The book that I read was Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. Mockingjay is a book about a girl named Katniss Everdeen, also known as the girl on fire, who is still alive after her home was demolished. Her close friend, Gale has also survived everything the Capitol has thrown at their district, district 12. Her family, which is her mom, her sister Prim, and their cat Buttercup have also survived and are safe in district 13, along with the rest of the refugees. Peeta, who Katniss loved, has been captured by the Capitol and it 's killing Katniss on the inside. Also district 13 was real. The Capitol was trying to conceal the fact that it was there, but the refugees from the districts were rescued by district 13, and are now under their wing. A revolution has started, led by the rebels of the districts. While Katniss was in the Quarter Quell, district 13 saved her from the arena as a part of the revolution, which Katniss has …show more content…
What I didn 't like about my book is that it left me on a cliff hanger. I cannot tell you how much I dislike cliff hangers. They make everything so confusing. For example you have an idea of what the ending will be, then the cliffhangers come around and they put a twist on your theory. They leave you in suspicion wondering about what will happen next, and they make it seem like there is going to be another book, when there isn 't. Sometimes they aren 't annoying, they just make you think about the story, and the purpose of the story in a way. Sometimes I love cliffhangers, but not in this case. It 's just that there was already 3 books, and it makes it seem like there 's going to be a fourth book. This is the cliffhanger of Mockingjay,"That 's when I make a list in my head of every act of goodness I 've seen someone do. It 's like a game. Repetitive. Even a little tedious after more than twenty years. But there are much worse games to play." It just makes it seem like it 's not the end. That there 's just more to it. More to
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Ann Vuong Mrs. Graham English Pre-AP 01 August 2015 Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins Discuss a major conflict in the text. This conflict could be internal or external. How could this conflict have been resolved if the character/s had made different decisions? The conflict surrounding this book is mainly around its dictator and government system along with they annual games.
In chapter 6, Jem, Dill, and Scout go over to the Radley house on Dill’s last night to try and see Boo Radley through a window. Instead, they see a shadowy figure in the yard and a gunshot goes off, scaring them and forcing them to run away from the property. While they are running away, Jem loses his pants and leaves them behind. Once they get back home, they join the group outside huddled near the Radley house. Jem is questioned about where his pants are and responds with how he lost them in a game of strip poker.
When she did this everything happened very quickly the whole arena started to crumble. “Everything seems to erupt at once. The earth explodes into showers of dirt and plant matter” (Collins 380). As a result of her doing this the capitol decided to take there anger out on district 12, where Katniss is from. “Katniss, there is no District Twelve.”
One of the largest reasons for Katniss’s survival would be her caring personality and how it is able to affect those around her. At this point in the book, District 12 had just started their reaping, which is a lottery of sorts and Prim has just been picked. The text states on page 21-22, “There must have been a mistake. This can’t be happening.
The Hunger Games: Chapter Notes Chapter One: It was the morning of the reaping, Katniss was reflecting on the events of her life. This introduces the characters main family, prim, and her mother. In order to clear her mind, Katniss went hunting in the woods near the edge of District 12. While there, Katniss 's friend Gale showed up to I an escape plan before the reaping can began. Katniss declines the offer and heads to the square for the reaping.
Rue helps Katniss by warning her of the tracker jacker nest and aids her to eliminate the other tribute. Katniss also has Peeta who fakes love with
“Hero’s are made by the path they choose, not the power they are graced with.” - Brodi Ashton. Katniss Everdeen is the protagonist of this novel, who has to obey society’s unfair rules. Katniss chooses volunteers for her sister Primrose at the district 12 reaping to participate in a yearly event called The Hunger Games. She is forced to fight against the other tributes chosen from the other districts.
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins, is a dystopian book about Katniss, the face of the rebellion, who joins her friends and allies to lead a revolution against the Capitol and to save her boy friend Peeta. Katniss Everdeen, Finnick Odair, and Gale Hawthorne are in district 13 and take orders from President, Coin. They are going on their mission to rebel against the Capitol and kill their enemy, President Coriolanus Snow. In the end Katniss saves Peeta and continues her rebellion, but she kills President, Coin instead of President, Snow after she realises that they both are equally evil.
In the first installment of the Hunger Games series we are greeted to the character Katniss Everdeen. Katniss and her family reside in the lowly District 12, the coal mining district, where the felling of death and despair is a guarantee. After the death of her father in a coal mining accident Katniss must do whatever she must in order to ensure the survival of her family and herself. Directed by Gary Ross the film was both a critical and financial success.
At this point in the story, they have finally reached the surreal moment of winning the Hunger Games. In chapter twenty, page three hundred and forty five, the text states," '... Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to present the victors of the Seventy-fourth Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark!' I give you---the tributes of District 12!' " Katniss's perseverance has paid off.
Mythologist, college professor, and author Joseph Campbell came up with the idea of the Hero’s Journey, which had a big impact of literature, and still does today. The Hero’s Journey consists of four main parts, with more ideas under each part. These four parts are Departure, Testing, Fulfillment, and Return. Each part is a key aspect of the Hero’s Journey. In The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins, Katniss Everdeen goes through this journey.
The theme is first represented by Katniss when she has to take responsibility for her mother and her sister Prim by feeding them and taking as much care as she can of them. In the first chapter Katniss explains that her father had died in the coal mines when she was only ten.
Katniss learns how to be more selfless and not let coming from district 12 define who she is and what she can do. Katniss is a strong, force,and selfless charter who the readers can see a little bit of themselves in her as she develops through the story. The readers also strive to be a little bit more like Katniss everyday because she has the strength and willpower to complete any task that she puts her mind too. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is an amazing book for readers of all
Katniss Everdeen: Katniss Everdeen is the protagonist of the novel, and the story is told from her perspective. She is a 16-year-old girl who lives in District 12, the poorest region of a nation called Panem. She has straight black hair, olive skin and gray eyes. This is a common appearance for residents who live in the Seam.
Shannen Kaye Dyguani 11- Charity Marxists view on Hunger Games I. Introduction The novel The Hunger Games was written by Suzanne Collins and was published in the year 2008 – the same year in which America faced a financial crisis. Revolving around the theme of hope in the post-apocalyptic worldview, the book follows Katniss Everdeen a 16-year-old who lives in District 12 in the future dystopian world of Panem. The leaders of Panem live in the Capitol, from where they control the twelve surrounding districts with an iron fist.