Peeta Mellark Hero's Journey

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Peeta Mellark’s Hero’s Journey At first, Peeta Mellark was a shy, abused boy who worked at his family bakery. He used to like Katniss at this time and was displeased with the government, but stood as a bystander as he saw Gale be with Katniss and the Capitol harassing the citizens of Panem. Throughout the series, Peeta transformed from his old self, to an outgoing, strong, with a leadership, and he got closer to the love of his life, Katniss, additionally, he worked to stay alive, not to make bread. By the end of the series, Peeta became a leader who is strong, outgoing, and respected by the people and had the love of his life by his side. The gradual change from the old Peeta into the new Peeta was the hero’s journey that Peeta went through.…show more content…
In the second stage, he was drafted into the Hunger Games as a 16-year-old boy who never got a chance to live his life. Next, he had no choice but to go through the Hunger Games even though he knew that he would die. On the way to the Capitol, where the Hunger Games took place, he met Haymitch, a Hunger Games survivor. Haymitch became both Peeta’s and Katniss’s mentor. He explained how to find food, which weapons to take, and in general about how to survive. After both Katniss and Peeta win the Hunger Games, they return home and create a rebel party against the Capitol. Katniss and Peeta are drafted again into the 75th Hunger Games, and Katniss destroys the Hunger Games. In doing this, Peeta is captured by the Capitol and kept as a prisoner of war. In order to save Peeta and the Districts, Katniss unites the people against the Capitol. They form an army that passes through the security of the Capitol and saved Peeta. What the Rebels didn’t understand was that their rescue mission was a trap. In punishment, the Capitol bombed all of the districts
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