In the first installment of the Hunger Games series we are greeted to the character Katniss Everdeen. Katniss and her family reside in the lowly District 12, the coal mining district, where the felling of death and despair is a guarantee. After the death of her father in a coal mining accident Katniss must do whatever she must in order to ensure the survival of her family and herself. Directed by Gary Ross the film was both a critical and financial success.
Is it not common for people to be controlled by others? For freedom to be taken away from their lives and not giving them the rights they deserve? The book Anthem and the film the Hunger Games are known as dystopian novels. Ayn Rand, the author of Anthem writes stories like these to catch the young audience's attention. Suzanne Collins, the author of The Hunger Games as another dystopian novel where people are not granted their freedom either. Teens around the world are beginning to enjoy novels like Anthem and The Hunger Games because they can relate to them. They feel like they are being controlled and always told how to live their lives. Wear this, don’t say that, don’t do that, these novels and films can relate to how these teens are feeling.
Have you ever been hunted? Random question right but for Katniss Everdeen and Rainsford the answer would be yes. Yann Martel states “You must take the way life comes at you and make the best of it.” I agree with this because life can change so quickly and you must accept it. In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Katniss is faced with the challenge of competing in the hunger games. In “The Most Dangerous Game” Rainsford is faced with being hunted by another Human. Both of these characters use Setting and conflict to overcome their own challenges.
Do you believe that being responsible is essential to daily life? In The Hunger Games do you think that the tributes that have won had to survive by responsibility? In the novel, the main characters, “Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark” are entered into the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games is a reality TV show that forces teenagers ages twelve to eighteen to fight for their lives against one another. In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins the overarching theme is being responsible is vital to survive in daily life, Katniss demonstrates this by caring for her family, being responsible for Peeta and his actions and being responsible for herself and her own actions.
The Hunger Games directed by Gary Ross tells the tale of a futuristic dystopian society. The protagonist in The Hunger Games; Katniss Everdeen is played by actress Jennifer Lawrence, the film develops her character progressively and allows the audience to known her more intimately. Everdeen embodies many traits in throughout this film which include her courage, rebellious nature and her resilience. Katniss courage is exhibited when she demonstrate her ability to act in a selfless manner and show strength in a dejecting situation. Katniss by nature is a rebellious person, this is predominately due to necessity, she is depicted illegally leaving her district at the beginning of this film in order to hunt. Her resilience is an important trait she
The word desensitization means (in my own words) less sensitivity. The author express this theme in this novel by telling Katniss feelings and showing her emotions. The way the author told Katniss feelings made it look like she feel this way but she doesn’t care. If you read the book and haven’t seen the movie, you will be looking at a different perspective. In the book Katniss look like a shy girl that is mean to some people, but in the movie she is different.
Hope is one of the most powerful forces in human nature. It provides people and families with the courage to move on and gives friends the drive to keep going. Without hope the world would live in despair with no prospect for future endeavors. Hope lights a fire in the hearts of many, and some would even say it starts a rebellion of the mind; longing for a different outcome, and a better tomorrow. Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games reveals that hope can shine through even in an oppressed society. Hope breaks barriers through the people of panem who signify the blessing hope can bring, the mockingjay who brought different communities together, and Katniss Everdeen the spark of hope that started the rebellion.
An unknown person once said, “When we read books, we don’t fall in love with the character’s appearances. We fall in love with their thoughts, their words, and their actions. We fall in love with their souls.” In the dystopian novel, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, this is exactly what happens, Katniss moves the readers by having such characteristic and skills to be able to survive. Katniss’s characteristics, of being caring, having a determined personality, and her intelligence in survival skills, all help support the theme of Katniss being able to survive.
For this task I will be presenting about Katniss Everdeen from the hunger games and how she is a tragic hero and I will be relating this back to the greek hero Oedipus. What makes a hero, a hero as stated by the reproject “Are people who transform compassion (a personal virtue) into heroic action (a civic virtue). In doing so, they put their best selves forward in service to humanity. A hero is as an individual or a network of people that take action on behalf of others in need, or in defense of integrity or a moral cause” (prezi.com). As you all know Katniss is the main character of hunger games and is identified as a tragic hero from the beginning to the end of the story. She plays as a lead role from the start, she hunts and forages and
The theme of the dystopian novel The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is survival. Katniss Everdeen is the epitome of this theme; her disposition luckily possesses all of the attributes needed to survive. Katniss displays the theme of survival because she is resourceful, has integrity, and has perseverance.
In society, there are very few people who have the unwavering dedication to stand up for what they believe. In the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, a black man was convicted and accused of a crime he didn 't commit, raping a white women, which is not in anyway tolerable in society. In Harper Lee 's To Kill A Mockingbird, the author used point of view and symbolism to acknowledge how the the several social divisions which make up much of the adult world are shown to be both irrational and extremely destructive.
Growing up is part of life. Whether you realize it or not with age comes knowledge and with knowledge comes maturity. For Scout losing her innocence is inevitable. From dealing with bad teachers, going to an old lady's house everyday for month, to seeing a man be wrongfully accused of rape, to realizing you’re childhood villain is your guardian angle. Growing up for Scout means learning courage, racism and empathy.
“The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins is a suspenseful and frightening story about a 16 year old girl, Katniss everdeen who is born into a small village called District 12. The capitol, which controls the districts hosts an annual Hunger Games each and every year. Two tributes, a boy and a girl from each district are chosen between the ages of 12-18 to compete against 22 other tributes, but only one can win. Katniss is not chosen, but her younger sister Prim is chosen at only 12 years old. Katniss volunteers in Prim 's place and is now in the hunger games. The boy tribute from district 12 is a son of a baker, Peeta Mellark. They are taken to the capitol and are preparing to spend three horrifying weeks inside of the arena where life or death is their
Katniss and Peeta develop a complicated relationship throughout the novel, and conflicts of interests, plus the entire nature of their relationship can be can be easily scrutinized, once closely examined. From the beginning of the novel, Peeta goes out of his way to care for Katniss, and at one point suffers phsical abuse from his mother in order to feed her a loaf of bread. “The boy took one look back to the bakery as if checking that the coast 32 was clear, then, his attention back on the pig, he threw a loaf of bread in my direction. The second quickly followed, and he sloshed back to the bakery, closing the kitchen door tightly behind him.” (Collins 32). Katniss and Peeta also seem to have a codependent relationship, and both benefit from each other, represented best when Katniss hunts for food while Peeta collects berries; showing how both use their strengths to help each other survive. Above all, Katniss and Peeta can relate to each other, as they have both been actively thrown into a giant arena and are both fighitng for their lives.