The Hunger Games Personal Response

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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a story about Katniss Everdeen who lives in district 12 with her mom and her sister Prim. Her sister gets picked for the Hunger Games which is where each of the 12 districts have to give a boy and a girl from the ages of 12-18 do fight till the death until there is one person standing. This is because there was an outbreak against the capitals thats why there is the Hunger Games. Katniss volunteers do her sister and now has to try and win the games. One theme in this story that is shown is that family love can go along way, this is shown because she is very overprotective of Prim. The other theme could be where you come from does not define you. This is shown because katniss comes from a very poor district but she is a very brave, fierce, strong willed competitor.

The first theme in the book is family love can go along way. A quote from the book that shows that is on page 36, “ Katniss says to Prim and her mom, I love you, I love you both.” This shows the readers that Katniss really about her mom and sister and she will keep them in her thoughts when she enters the games. The second quote that supports the theme is on page 22 “ With one sweep of my arm, I push her behind me. I volunteer I gasp I volunteer as tribute.” This quote helps the readers realize that Katniss is very protective of her sister Prim
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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
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