Similarities Between Anthem And The Hunger Games

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Dystopian literature 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. In the novel Anthem, the main character’s name is Equality. Equality feels as if he is missing out on things, …show more content…

There are peacekeepers that are like the police. The capitol uses them to inflict laws upon the districts to show them that they are not in power and the peacekeepers are extremely mean to district 12 where our main character, Katniss Everdeen is from. An example of this is this quote from the movie, “Rue’s death forced me to confront my fury against the capitol, the injustice they inflict upon us makes me understand my importance.” The capitol is making people from different districts turn against each other from different districts to fight to the death and to win all you have to do is survive. Katniss knows this is not right and knows she has to fight back and rebel against the capitol and to gain back her and everyone else’s freedom. Katniss feels as if her freedom is being taken away and her ego is not important. She will do whatever it takes to bring back that feeling of self

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