Hunger Games Description

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The Hunger Games is about the post-apocalyptic nation named Panem, once known as North America. The country is divided into twelve districts, and these districts have different tasks that contributes to the well-being of the empire. The Capitol is a wealthy city that keeps the Districts in line and controls the government of Panem. Every year an event called the Hunger Games is held by the Capitol as a reminder and punishment for a long ago rebellion. All of the twelve districts are required to participate in the Games, and each district has to select two tributes, a boy and a girl, between the ages of 12 and 18 who have to compete to the death. The tributes fight in an arena designed by the Game-makers that holds many dangers, obstacles and …show more content…

Their support team consists of Haymitch, their mentor who won the Games 24 years ago, their sponsor and guide Effie Trinket and their stylists Portia and Cinna. Katniss becomes known as the girl on fire because of her costume during the opening ceremony. On the other hand, Peeta reveals his crush on Katniss to the world. After the preparations, the 24 tributes are transformed to the arena to fight with each other. At first, Katniss is on her own and tries to fight fairly in the arena. She even befriends Rue, a twelve years old girl from District 11 who reminds her of her own sister. Together they face constantly danger in the arena from the tributes and the Game-makers. Sadly, Rue is murdered by one of the other tributes, and Katniss honored and showed her admiration for Rue by covering white flowers around her body. Even though Katniss believed at first that Peeta was allied with the other tributes and was against her, she comes to know that he was actually trying to protect her. Suddenly the Game-makers change the rules, and instead of having a winner, two tributes from the same district can win. Therefore, Katniss sets off to find him and ally him. Eventually she finds him, but he is wounded and is dying. She takes care of him and brings him back to health. Furthermore, she realizes that by acting like star-crossed lovers they can get gift form survivors, which can help them with the

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