Theseus wanted to stop the slaughter of many young lives. When Katniss Everdeen volunteered, it was for her little sister, Prim. In both The Hunger Games and Theseus and the Minotaur, the tributes are taken to this arena that they cannot escape from where they will ultimately face their uncertain death. Katniss takes after Theseus and overcomes the barriers that were meant to keep her from
In the article: “Toddlers in Tiaras” the writer, Skip Hollandsworth, brings about different topics debating wether pageants for little girls has a negative or a positive effect in their lives. The exigency he uses, is the story of JonBenet Ramsey who was brutally murdered after she had been kidnapped at a pageant in 1996. His purpose is to teach people that pageants for children are not as harmless as everybody makes it seem. These pageants not only strip young girls of their innocence, but it also lures in predators and pedophiles. He goes on to show the audience the ways that the provocative behavior of the girls can reap negative attention from all types of people.
The accusations coming to light now are from an incident several years ago when the Real Housewives of Orange County star did some recording with a famous boy-band member. Judge is convinced that Vicki Gunvalson is behind the rumors and is intent on trying to ruin her family. There have been several issues with her children with Simon Barney and this constant battle with rumors isn 't helping to win them over. In fact, Tamra went nuts when Kelly Dodd mentioned her daughter when the cast was filming in Ireland. As the premiere of Season 12 of the Real Housewives of Orange County approaches, fans are anxious to see how things are going to go down with Tamra Judge and Vicki Gunvalson.
The main character reacts differently to fear. Under the influence of aversion, Katniss Everdeen is able to accomplish astonishing things. For instance when she volunteered as tribute in order to spear her sister’s life. Indeed, it was out of fear of losing her younger sister that she made the ultimate sacrifice. Another example was when Katniss decided to attend the feast of the games.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a book that talks about a battle royal were 24 participants fight to the death. The book is held in the future in a country like the United States, there are 12 districts and a capitol Panem. The games are played every year and people from the 12 districts get chosen or volunteer to go to the games. The main character from the book is Katniss Everdeen and she has to volunteer in place of her sister to go to the games. The book has major themes such as romance, trust, and hope.
Although in the book, President Snow scares Katniss by threatening to kill Prim, her little sister. This has a significant influence on Katniss. These events also play a part on the Capitol’s decisions. In the movie since Katniss is frightened of the games The Capitol decides to put her in another arena because she is scared of the first games. In spite of the book where the Capitol put her in another arena because she didn’t make President Snow believe she would of ate the berries in love and not rebellion.
Two participants, one boy and one girl, between the ages of 12 and 18, are annually selected from each the district to fight in the Hunger Games. When Katniss Everdeen’s younger sister is initially selected as one of the participants, Katniss volunteers to aid instead of her. Right from the opening scene of the film, Katniss is portrayed as the man of the house. She is confident, with a clear opinion. She is the protector of the family and fulfills this role till the extent to endangering her own life – just like a man, the protector and provider of a traditional household.
Andrius and Lina have an instant connection, though the ordeal of the camps drives them apart at times. Andrius takes Jonas under his wing, offering protection and guidance that comforts Lina and her mother. Andrius’s mother, Mrs. Arvydas does anything to try and protect him: first making sure that the NKVD believed he was mentally disabled because that is the only way they would allow him to survive, and then prostituting herself in exchange for his survival. “Because they threatened to kill me unless she slept with them. And if they get tired of her, they still might kill me.
In the book, Katniss states that she thinks of Rue as her little sister Prim, which made it even more difficult for her to watch her die when the boy from District One had killed her. Although this challenge may not have been difficult physically, it was difficult emotionally. Considering that Rue reminded Katniss of Prim, Katniss most likely thought of Rue as another little sister, another person that she grew to love. She was so distraught that she placed white flowers around her body, a symbol of rebellion towards the
A game show is held annually by the capital of Panem, in which they take one boy and one girl from each district, chosen by lottery to compete in the game. The game is a televised show where the contestant have to kill each other in a public arena. The winner of the game will get a supply of food, a new grand house, and more. Katniss however, breaks the rules of
Her instructor there, Cindy Bradley, was also amazed. She could put Misty into any position and she could do it with ease. After dancing at the Boys and Girls Club, Sylvia divorced and remarried again. The Copelands moved to a house that was thirteen miles away from the studio. Her mother told her that she “had to quit dance” because she couldn’t keep coming home late at night.
In this story there are places called Districts that are kind of like Factions in “Divergent”. Katniss Everdeen lives in this world where her district provides coal for the capitol where the rich people who run the world live. The Hunger Games is where two kids, one boy and one girl, from each of the 12 districts get sent into an Arena where they have to fight to the death. Whoever wins gets supplied with food for a year and can not be messed with by the capitol again. Katniss is the girl who gets sent in from her district.
I think that Peeta should not have tried to stop Katniss from getting his blood poisoning medication, but he was just trying to protect her. Peeta had a crush on Katniss ever since he was little, but she just needed a little push to make her realize how she really felt. Peeta remembered every little detail about Katniss and throughout the book, she began to realize how much she actually noticed. After they both almost committed suicide, Haymitch told Katniss that the Capitol was not happy with what they did. In front of the cameras, they say it was because of love, but that little act of rebellion saved both of their
After tearing up, she said, “There was a girl at my school… She was bullied by people I knew, by my best friends. And instead of stopping them, I joined them.” (Davis 212). Katherine explained why she got involved, and went on to say that she was not strong enough to say no. Gaining enough strength, she managed to tell the truth, “I don’t deserve to represent the state of Washington at a pageant or anywhere else… this will be my final pageant… Leslie Gatlin, wherever you are… I’m sorry.” (Davis 213). Realizing the pain that she, along with her friends, caused Leslie made her see what was important.