Katniss Everdeen Character Analysis Essay

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Characterization – Katniss Everdeen
Katniss Everdeen is an average-height, attractive woman with blue eyes. She is of medium build and has medium-length black hair, which is mostly braided. At the age of 16 she volunteers as a tribute in order to save her sister from the annual hunger games. She is selfless, as shown by her sacrifice. She is also friendly and has a strong bond with her childhood friend Gale. She comes from the poorest district in Panem. That’s the reason she’s mostly poorly dressed. She is courageous and looks after her mother and sister, and later the little tribute girl, Rue. Katniss is strong and can be tough, although she is at times shy. She is intelligent and clever, as shown by the way she thought of climbing a tree, tiding a rope around her waist to be able to sleep without falling.

Characterization- Peeta Mellark
Peeta Mellark is an average-height, handsome and muscular man. He has short blond hair, and green eyes. He is about 16 years old and is athletic. He possesses a good-natured and pleasant personality. However, he is not very confident, as seen in different scenes where he says he wouldn’t be able to win the games. Peeta cares for Katniss a lot, we see this in different scenes, specially in the one where he goes back to warn Katniss during the Wasp attack, even though he himself was being stung. Peeta shows an overall aura of honesty. He specially shows it as he declares to have a crush on Katniss. Peeta showed to be an intelligent man
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