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.
Mate writes in her diary that Minerva’s response was, “She wanted me to grow up in a free country” (Alvarez 39). Minerva is noble because she fights for others freedom. She is also one of the sisters that most people look up to because of her courage. She encourages others to join her and makes her sisters a big part of the revolution. In the article “Remembering the butterflies” it stated that, “Minerva Mirabal, the Dominican Republic 's first female law graduate, criticized Trujillo 's brutal regime for reigning by terror, violence and economic oppression” (Hanrahan).
Tomoe Gozen was heroic because she put her life on the line, every time she went out to battle. Tomoe Gozen's legend gives hope to all young women because she shows that all women can do anything in her desire that men can do. Finally, Tomoe Gozen's story is an important hero’s journey legend that has been retold for many thousands of year and is an important story of a female hero in Japanese
while she was in the tournament. In the text it said, “She beat her first opponent easily, and felt sorry for the girl because she didn’t have anyone to cheer for her. Lupe invited the girl, whose name was Rachel, to stay with them.” This illustrates a great act of kindness. Lupe was rewarded with a new friend by the end of the story because she reached out.
One similarity that both heroes have is bravery. Katniss shows this through her fight with the Capital. One example is when Katniss decides to nominate herself for the Hunger Games. Katniss has always protected Prim. After their father’s death, Katniss begins supporting her family.
Flaws by Contrast Comparisons and contrasts play a huge role in literary works, especially between characters. Not only do they show similarities and differences between various characters, but they also bring out specific qualities that make a character unique and help guide the readers towards a common conclusion. In the popular Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf, the protagonist and hero, Beowulf, is emphasized for his extraordinary greatness. Throughout his story, he, as an advocate of good, encounters many opposing forces in the form of other characters. In a society where heroism and bravery are honored as essential aspects of culture, the contrasting values of these characters, or foils, help define Beowulf as the model hero.
One way we see how important trust is, is when Katniss is wary to help Peeta even though he saved her. Before this happened and when Katniss was hiding in her little tree, she overheard a conversation with the Careers. In the book it says: “Why don’t we just kill him now and get it over with?” “ Let him tag along. What’s the harm?
Many other instances in Beowulf mirror the poet’s Anglo-Saxon world; after all, the story is immortal because of its fame, just like the character Beowulf. Beowulf was a hero because he believed that the wisdom of good would prevail over evil. Because Beowulf was a hero, he boasted
Courage in her opinion is “A Virtue central to Knighthood” (ALLEN). In the 14th Century, there was a huge public recognition of courage, people wanted to be recognised as possessing it. The Character who possesses the most courage in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is most definitely Sir Gawain
She starts off as a well-respected female in her district despite the fact she’s poor. Her hamartia of caring too much about other’s survival leads her to her downfall where she volunteers to risk her life in the Panem Games for her sister during the Reaping. Again relating back to Aristotle, her downfall has a great impact on her family because they will struggle in privation alone without Katniss to help. Even throughout the game, Katniss relentlessly sacrifices her own safety to ensure that Peeta was safe. When Peeta gets a serious wound from a sword stab, Katniss’s tragic flaw forces her to go out of hiding and obtain medicine, leading her to her downfall of almost getting killed by another
More importantly,“ I just don`t want mom to worry. The longer we`re here, the longer she`s going to be home”(page 249). This means that not only is Alex concerned for herself, she is also worried for her overly busy mother. Morever, her desperation and courage is even more fired up, because she is enthusiastic to go home and go back to being the smart alec in their class. To put it simply, Alex and Conner are racing back home, only depending on their willpower and determination for those they hold
Kira, by her community she has been put to death according the laws of her community for the mere fact that she has a disbility. Kira mother has taught her to be as strong and indepndent as she possibly can. After her mother 's death she then goes off on her own but she begins to think of the things that she will need and have to do in order to survive, "Somehow she would build a cott. Then she would find a way to make a life".
a lot of what Brian thinks he knows a lot about survival, but his knowledge often comes from tv shows and movies. however Brian begins to learn about his environment and matures his survival instincts. he first recognizes his disadvantage in nature, when he begins collecting collecting food and wood. he understands he has to get enough food and wood, not just for the present but also for the future incase he were to ever get hurt or injured. one of the best realizations that Brian figured out while in the wild is that, everything in the wild is constantly trying to eat.
She has showed us to be ourselves and be true, or if not it would always come back to us. Confidence is a big part of her; she has done many wild things to save masses of people on the show. “Be humble in your confidence yet courageous in your character” she
In the book, The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen is a strong character with many admirable traits. She lives in an unspecified futuristic time period in a nation called Panem with twelve districts. Every year in Panem, an event takes place called The Hunger Games. The Hunger Games is a televised battle where each district of Panem sends a girl and a boy tribute, or participant, to fight to the death. One year, Katniss’s sister is chosen to be a tribute from her district, but Katniss volunteers to take her sister's place because she can’t stand the thought of losing her.