Examples Of Survival In The Hunger Games

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What do you think you could survive if it meant your life? Katniss and Peeta have to survive all that is thrown at them in the Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins. The Hunger Games is set in in a dystopian, post-apocalyptic North America where the United States has collapsed and in its place a corrupt Capitol ruling over 12 Districts that gets poorer the higher the Districts go, District 12 being one of the poorest, you need to have good survival skills to be able to survive in one of these poor Districts. Some of the main characters are Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark which are both from District 12. After some of the Districts tried to rebel a long time ago the Capitol put the Games in, where two tributes (a boy and a girl, ages 12-18) get picked by lottery “Reaping” to kill each other in the Games for the Capitol’s entertainment. Katniss…show more content…
Katniss was desperate for food and was on the verge of giving up but still had an ounce of hope which paid off in the long run and now she knows that she can survive because of the events in her childhood that happened to give her hope and let her survive. When Katniss needed direction to not get killed by the District 2 girl she just trusted her instincts which almost got her killed but helped her live too. Imagine losing your hearing if you were a hunter, that would be devastating, but once more Katniss trusted and held on to the little hope she had to survive. The Hunger Games as a whole has a good amount of themes, but survival is one of the more important themes because even though humans in the modern age don’t use the same survival skills used in the Games humans still have to be able to survive the current world even if it means to sacrifice something else. Finally let me ask you again after reading all that Katniss had to go through, what can you survive if it meant life or

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