Examples Of Disobedience In The Hunger Games Dystopian Society

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The Hunger Games movie is a dystopian society. The people in the movie are under an oppressive government and are forced to compete in the hunger games. Twenty four random people are chosen to compete to the death and there is one victor. The hunger games are used as a fear mechanism by the government to control the general population. As a result, the government uses fear to keep the people in line and try to prevent them from rebelling and disobeying them. Freedom and disobedience are directly linked together. To be free is to have the choice to disobey and to have freedom, you must rebel and disobey. Disobedience causes change that can be for the positive or negative. In the movie, there was an update to the rules made. It allowed two people from the same district to win if they were the last ones standing. As a result, Katniss and Peeta were lovers from District 12 and won. The government made an …show more content…

They wanted them two to fight it out to have a winner. One of the most powerful scenes that showcases disobedience as a psychological and moral problem is when Katniss and Peeta threaten to both commit suicide and eat the poisonous blueberries to avoid killing each other as the last two survivors. In this scene, the two tributes are the last remaining survivors in the arena, and the Capitol has ordered them to kill each other in order to determine a winner. However, Katniss and Peeta refuse to comply with this order and instead threaten to both commit suicide and eat the poisonous blueberries rather than kill each other. This decision presents a clear example of the psychological and moral problem of disobedience, as Katniss and Peeta must

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