Irony In The Hunger Games

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Mockingjay, the third book in The Hunger Games series, was a very stimulating story. The main protagonist Katniss Everdeen serves as a symbol of hope for the rebellion in the war against the Capitol. Let's backup for a second here. In the Hunger Games universe the world is a giant television show where the government, which is the capitol, forces children to fight to the death for entertainment. This makes for some incredible settings and plots. Mockingjay’s plot is not as exquisite as the Hunger Games plot but is still In this installment the trilogy fans won’t be returning to the Hunger Games arena in this finale. Lack of the arena leads to a lack of pulse pounding. There are many twists and surprises to keep the reader busy figuring out…show more content…
In the Hunger Games the only reason Katniss Everdeen was in the games was because her sister, Primrose was reaped, in other words she was randomly chosen from her district to fight to the death in the arena. Katniss took it upon herself to volunteer in her place saving her life. But what Katniss didn’t know is that she was only delaying the inevitable. At the end of Catching Fire, the second installment in the Hunger Games series, after Katniss destroys the arena dome, the capitol bombs district 12 in attempts to kill everyone there. Prim escapes with Gale and several others which hints towards Prim's death and that she can’t escape her true fate for a third time. Near the end of the Mockingjay novel Prim is killed by president Coin in an attempt to sway the opinions of the capitol citizens. The “leader” of the rebellion side tried to secretly murder Prim and several other children by dropping bombs from a hovercraft with the capitol symbol on it. This lead to a twist ending where Katniss was supposed to kill president snow in front of all the districts. She went against everyone and decided to spare the already dying president Snow, but aimed her bow up and hit president Coin killing her in front of every district and the citizens of the Capitol. Katniss tried to take a Nightlock pill, which is a purple poisonous pill given to the rebellion soldiers, before Peeta Mellark prevented her from slipping the pill into her
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