The Hunger Games: Chapter Notes Chapter One: It was the morning of the reaping, Katniss was reflecting on the events of her life. This introduces the characters main family, prim, and her mother. In order to clear her mind, Katniss went hunting in the woods near the edge of District 12. While there, Katniss 's friend Gale showed up to I an escape plan before the reaping can began. Katniss declines the offer and heads to the square for the reaping. Chapter two: The reaping begins with Prim being chosen at random. This causes Katniss to volunteer as tribute to save her sister. Next was the male drawing, which turns out to be pieta Mel lark. Peete and Katniss had one interaction before when he feed her bread when she was starving outside. Chapter three: Before the tributes are taken away, they’re given a chance to say goodbye to their loved ones. Madge, a family friend, give Katniss a gold Mocking Jay pin to wear in the arena. Chapter four- five: A character named Hay Mitch is introduced as Katniss and peseta’s advisor. After a conversation about the technique of making friend, they all arrived to the Capitol by train. Well in the capital the tributes prepared for an interview. The contestants are given 3 days to practice before showcase in their talents in front of a panel she realizes how tough the competition is and she walks …show more content…
At the interview in the team it 's back to the room. HayMitch, Effie, and peeta told Katniss the reason for him doing that. It was a plan, to show that Katniss was desirable to the sponsors and audience. A couple days later, the tributes head to the arena to officially start the games. The tributes are given 10 secs to map out there to get supplies from the cornucopia and survive. The cannon alerted, Katniss bolted to a backpack with arrows in it. She successfully survived the cornucopia attack and hid in a tree. In this process, she relives she got separated from
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An unknown person once said, “When we read books, we don’t fall in love with the character’s appearances. We fall in love with their thoughts, their words, and their actions. We fall in love with their souls.” In the dystopian novel, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, this is exactly what happens, Katniss moves the readers by having such characteristic and skills to be able to survive. Katniss’s characteristics, of being caring, having a determined personality, and her intelligence in survival skills, all help support the theme of Katniss being able to survive.
SET-UP (When and Where the evidence takes place) PIECE #1 It was not until Prim’s name was drawn during the reaping that Katniss finally realized how harsh and unfair the government’s rule was over the people. During her time in the Hunger Games, she was constantly looking for ways to show the Capitol that she would not be a pawn in their hands. EVIDENCE PIECE #1 The text states, “I spread out my fingers, and the dark berries glisten in the sun.
The baker's son Peeta, deeply in love with Katniss, accompanies her to the games. They both go on to be crowned the victors, winning together out of spite for the Capitol. Only one can decide
Imagine you are entering a garden. You take in the aroma of the air and feel the serenity as the environment affects you. Now imagine you are stranded in a forest. You look in all directions feeling lost and anxious about what might happen next. As you can see, settings that appear within a story can help us determine how a character must feel.
In the film version of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Katniss Everdeen undergoes her initiation when she crosses the stage at the reaping. When a protagonist experiences initiation, they have to cross a threshold that will ultimately force them to give up their old reality for a new one. Annually, all boys and girls ages twelve to eighteen in all twelve districts are required to sign up and attend the reaping for the Hunger Games. At District Twelve’s reaping, the first name to be drawn was Katniss’ younger sister Prim. Once her name was called, Katniss immediately volunteered as tribute to take her sister's place.
In the book, The Hunger Games, one of the main events is when Katniss volunteers for her sister, Prim, to participate in the annual Hunger Games. After reading this event, I was very surprised. I noticed that Katniss surprised herself by saying she would volunteer, but then quickly recovered once she remembered that the reaping would be shown on television. “…this is upsetting me and I don’t want to cry. When they televise the replay of the reapings tonight, everyone will make note of my tears, and I’ll be marked as an easy target.
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.
The overarching theme of Suzanne Collins’ novel, The Hunger Games, is that love can make people forget their basic survival instincts as shown by Katniss’ willingness to put herself in peril to save her loved ones such as Primrose Everdeen, Peeta Mellark, and the girl from district eleven Rue. Love 's effect on a person 's survival instincts is first demonstrated by Katniss ' love for her younger sister, Primrose (Prim).In The Hunger Games, every year the districts hold a reaping to choose the tributes that go to the games. Prim gets called at the reaping and Katniss volunteers for her. In paragraph six chapter two of the novel it states “With one sweep of my arm, I push her behind me. ‘I volunteer!’
At this point in the story, they have finally reached the surreal moment of winning the Hunger Games. In chapter twenty, page three hundred and forty five, the text states," '... Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to present the victors of the Seventy-fourth Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark!' I give you---the tributes of District 12!' " Katniss's perseverance has paid off.
Katniss goes through each and every part, becoming a hero without even knowing it. The first part of the Hero’s Journey is Departure, which is when the hero starts their journey. Katniss gets her Call to Adventure at the Selection Ceremony, for the annual Hunger Games. Her sister Prim gets chosen,
The announcement said that there may be two winners of the Hunger Games if they are from the same district. This urged Katniss to find Peeta, as she's walking she sees a blood trail. As she follows the blood trail she hears a weak voice saying “Don’t step on me”. It was Peeta, Katniss nursed him back to health. She washed his wounds and wrapped his leg up.
The theme is first represented by Katniss when she has to take responsibility for her mother and her sister Prim by feeding them and taking as much care as she can of them. In the first chapter Katniss explains that her father had died in the coal mines when she was only ten.
Theme # 1- No matter what tyrannical environment you live in, your identity can never be changed The Hunger Games focuses on the theme of identity and how it is immutable in any tyrannical environment. This tells the audience that no one can take away your identity and it can only be controlled by you. In the movie, 24 tributes are forced to enter a game where they kill each other in order to survive which led them to losing their identity and becoming pawns to entertain the people of the Capitol.
Katniss and Peeta develop a complicated relationship throughout the novel, and conflicts of interests, plus the entire nature of their relationship can be can be easily scrutinized, once closely examined. From the beginning of the novel, Peeta goes out of his way to care for Katniss, and at one point suffers phsical abuse from his mother in order to feed her a loaf of bread. “The boy took one look back to the bakery as if checking that the coast 32 was clear, then, his attention back on the pig, he threw a loaf of bread in my direction. The second quickly followed, and he sloshed back to the bakery, closing the kitchen door tightly behind him.” (Collins 32).
Katniss learns how to be more selfless and not let coming from district 12 define who she is and what she can do. Katniss is a strong, force,and selfless charter who the readers can see a little bit of themselves in her as she develops through the story. The readers also strive to be a little bit more like Katniss everyday because she has the strength and willpower to complete any task that she puts her mind too. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is an amazing book for readers of all