Katniss Everdeen Character Analysis

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Katniss Everdeen vs. Percy Jackson (Characters are depicted as they were in the first books of the series in which they appear.) This scene takes place in the Literary Hall of Fame Coffee shop on HERO day. Katniss Everdeen, with a double shot of espresso in her hand, bumps into Percy Jackson who has a large milk in a to-go cup for his friend Grover. The two characters bump into one another gently and as they are apologizing they have the following conversation. Percy: Hey, you’re Katniss Everdeen! Katniss: Yeah. You’re Percy Jackson. What are you doing here? Percy: What do you mean? Katniss: What have you ever done for others? You’re not a hero. Percy: I confronted Mrs. Dodds, a bully of a teacher who none of the other kids liked. Katniss: Using your innate half-blood “abilities” to pick on an old lady does not make you a hero! Having superpowers that you just happened to be born with…show more content…
You even got them to change the rules so that both you and Peeta survived. You also gave people hope. It was so cool how everyone was rooting for you and started wearing the mockingjay to support you. You gave people hope. I’m sorry I ever questioned you. I guess you don’t need to fight monsters and win over gods to be a hero. Katniss: Thank you. You know, I wasn’t trying to be a hero. I was just trying to do the right thing and protect innocent people from bullies out to profit on their weakness. Percy: I see that now and I understand that that makes you a hero. You know, I didn’t ask for or even want the powers I got just because of who my dad is. When I first realized that I had them they just made me feel different and I would have done anything to give them back. I was different enough already. Anything else that would make me stick out and possibly get me kicked out of another school and make things more difficult for my mom was the last thing I wanted. Katniss: You’re right. It is not your fault that you have innate superhuman

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