Comparison Paper: The Hunger Games The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is all about Katniss Everdeen volunteering as tribute from District 12 to fight for her life at the city of Panem in the hunger games. Katniss is the protagonist of the novel. She is very quiet, humble and intelligent girl. Katniss is an excellent hunter, archer, gatherer, and trapper, skilled just like her deceased father.
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.
Guy Montag’s Transformation “The temperature at which book paper catches fire and burns.” In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury conveys how the character, Montag, and all the other characters interact with each other and how their world views are different than ours. Throughout the story, Bradbury thoroughly explains how the several characters, which live in the inevitable future, adapt to the government and how their emotions and choices differ than ours. Ray Bradbury’s use of literary elements, such as imagery and direct characterization in the novel assist the reader’s comprehension of the overall change of Montag and point of the well-written work.
Montag and John went on a journey for knowledge. In Fahrenheit 451 Montag saw Mrs Blake die with her books she had. According to the text it states “The woman on the porch reached out with contempt to them all and struck the kitchen match against the railing” (40). Mrs Blake wasn’t willing to give up her book. Montag tried to get her out of the house before Beatty countdown to burn her house.
Beatty and Montag have many similarities and differences shown throughout the novel Fahrenheit 451. One similarity they have is their profession. They are both firemen that start fires to burn books. On difference they have is feelings towards things. Montag’s feelings seem to be determined to find what he seeks.
Through the use of characteristics and events, Ray Bradbury shows a transformation in Guy Montag throughout Fahrenheit 451. Using Clarisse McClellan as a catalyst, Broadway begins to show a change in his main character Guy Montag. Her curiosity and questioning are so unique that Montag is struck by her. Montag has never met anyone who asks “why” instead of “how," and who walks for pleasure and relaxation. Clarisse causes Montag to question the stark reality of the morally bankrupt world in which he lives.
Albert Schweitzer Albert Schweitzer touchingly wrote, “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” By understanding Albert Schweitzer’s background as a talented writer, the reader can appreciate Ray Bradbury’s decisions to include them in Fahrenheit 451. The birth of Albert Schweitzer was in Kayserberg, Germany on January 14, 1875.
This essay describes the character, Guy Montag, and the emotional, moral, and perspective changes in his life within the award-winning book, Fahrenheit 451, written by Ray Bradbury. The book follows Montag’s development from his mindlessly following society’s rules and culture, to being open to foreign influences, and finally, to forming his own perspectives. Montag, the main character in the book Fahrenheit 451, is a twenty-fourth century fireman who takes great pride in his work. Burning the illegal contraband books is his drive, his purpose, his life. Nothing else matters to Montag.
Perseverance can lead you out of a quagmire when matched with the right character. This is shown in The Hunger Games. Katniss and Peeta exhibit their grit throughout the plot. The Hunger Games takes place in the country of Panem, a dystopian society that is located in North America. The Hunger Games is all about the survival of the fittest.
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.