While there are many symbols throughout the novel, the Mockingjay is vital for the movement. The Mockingjay not only represents the rebellion but also survival, and the ability to adapt. For instance, the jabberjay birds were created by the capitol government to spy on the rebellion, however as soon as the districts figure out how the Capitol was spying on them they were utilized to feed them wrong information. Moreover, the Capital expected the breed to die; nonetheless, the jabberjay mated with the female mocking birds creating a new species, the Mockingjay. Furthermore, Madge gave Katniss a mockingjay pin to wear as a District token during the games, which later became the symbol for the rebellion.
There are several themes in the book, each one has a significant meaning to the storyline. The first symbol that describes the theme of abuse of power is government control. The reason that they hold the Hunger Games is because it is a dystopian society and most of the districts are poor and the capitol likes it because it keeps them entertained just because they believe that they are superior to everyone else who lives outside the capitol. To explain this more into detail, the government controls all the districts and all the districts have to follow the rules or else there is a serious punishment.
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.
To Kill A Mockingbird - Literary Analysis One significant theme conveyed by Harper Lee throughout the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, is the destruction of innocence. This theme is conveyed throughout the novel with two main characters, Scout and Jem. Their childhood innocence began to fade as they grew older, finding out that not everyone is good even though they had never seen evil before. Tom Robinson and Boo Radley were both misjudged and had no intentions of hurting anyone, yet they both got hurt. The mockingbirds can be used to represent innocence, and several characters can be represented as mockingbirds that have been killed such as Jeremy “Jem” Atticus Finch, Jean Louise “Scout” Finch, Tom Robinson, Arthur “Boo” Radley, and Charles
Rules are everywhere in our society. We see them as laws, as “guidelines", and most are created with the intention of protecting and keeping peace. From countries to schools, all have some rules to follow. Still, some people feel that this means that others have control over them, that others have control over what they say and do. This notion of control is played with by author Suzanne Collins in the book The Hunger Games.
A German philosopher by the name of Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the suffering.”. Friedrich Nietzsche was also a cultural critic, poet, philologist, and Latin and Greek scholar, who wrote poems mainly about the non-existence of God. This quote from him explains how we suffer in life and when we survive we find the reason for us suffering and learn from it, or better ourselves during our suffering. In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, she illustrates through her symbolism and characterization that survival is the result of strength. Suzanne Collins uses characterization to present how survival is a result when someone or something has strength.
“Literary devices, Literary devices everywhere!” How do you think Harper Lee shows the reader moral courage within the novel To Kill a Mockingbird? Literary devices are the one of the key things that can reveal secrets or explain the plot of the story. To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written by Harper Lee. She based this story from The Scottsboro Trials; which is a trial that is about discrimination and racism against blacks who was convicted without evidence or a fair trial exactly what the author explains in To Kill a Mockingbird. In this story, Harper Lee uses various types of literary devices within her novel and two main ones she makes use of both setting and conflict.
What would you do if you were put into an arena with 23 other people, and were told to fight until the death? In the novel Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, in the 74th annual hunger games Katniss and Peeta both won, but there was only supposed to be one victor. So President Snow felt that he was taken advantage of. He felt that both Katniss and Peeta tried to rig the games.
Hidden Traits Throughout the novel, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, there are is a wide variety of different themes presented, but some are more prominent than others. One of the controlling ideas in the book was: when people are faced with the threat of death and tragedy it causes their strongest to traits to surface, and their true character immerges. Mrs. Collins does a great job of projecting these morals through the protagonist of the story, Katniss Everdeen. Katniss gradually reveals her hidden strength and defiance as the story progresses.