In Suzanne Collins ' The Hunger Games, it is Cinna who first calls Katniss Everdeen, "The girl who was on fire" (67). Various sparks will come together in Katniss to ignite the fire that will be the rebellion. These sparks will combine in her from various sources and Katniss will not recognize some of them. Despite this, by the end of the novel Katniss will be aware of the fire that has been created in her and by her. In the beginning, Katniss is hunting in the woods in her home, District 12, to provide food for her family due to the deprivation of the Capitol forces on the Districts.
However, The Hunger Games does present many tropes present regarding child soldiers in literature. The book opens with main character Katniss and her friend Gale illegal hunting in order to prevent her family from starving to death, her district has conditions that constitute a failed state and no one is guaranteed to eat. Her only ‘help’ from the Capitol which portrays itself as a benevolent force is putting her name in multiple times for the Hunger Games for a small supply of grain and oil. If we examine the
Later in the film, the women in the gang take Ree to see her father’s dead body, where she must cut off his hands to prove to the police that he is dead. Having to dismember her own father’s corpse will probably be the hardest mental challenge Ree will face in her life. However, she accepts and conquers the task because of her love for her younger siblings. If she does not prove her father is dead, then her family will lose their house and surely die trying to live on the streets. Ree clearly cares for her siblings as she mentally scars herself to make sure they have a place to
She tells her sister that she would try to win for her. Primrose cries and Gale takes her away with her mother. Katniss tells Gale to try to protects her family. They are picked into the death games and the countdown starts. The bloodbath starts and everybody dies.
In the movie Maleficent, Maleficent curses Aurora by saying, “Before the sun sets on her 16th birthday, she shall prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and die.” She does this in order to get revenge on King Stefan for betraying her and cutting off her wings. When Stefan begs, she changes the curse from dying to falling into a death like sleep; in order to break the curse, Aurora will have to be awakened by true love’s kiss. Aurora did prick her finger, but was not awakened by Prince Philip. Instead, Aurora was awakened from her slumber by Maleficent. In addition, Maleficent even tried to take back the curse but it failed because Maleficent said “No power on Earth can change it.” Maleficent tried to save Aurora twice; she failed the first time but succeeded the first time.
In The Wife’s Story, the Wife chooses to act differently even though their internal conflicts are still similar. When the Wife first sees her husband morphing into a new creature, she “[bursts] out into a crazy, awful [howl]” (Le Guin 7) that leads the rest of their pack straight towards them. When the Wife howls, she is not fully understanding what would result from it. Before the Wife has time to fully recover from finding her husband as a human, her sister has already killed
He continually tells his mother throughout the movie that he will protect her, but as he sees things turning for the worst he asks if she will also protect him as well. Their pact is put to the test when she encounters the Babadook and it takes over her body. After killing the dog, Amelia turns on her son and comes to kill him, but Sam prepared for just this. She burst in the room and once he realizes that she is no longer his mother he starts his attack. He shoots her with his dart shooter and then hits her with the catapult launcher.
Although it is hard for her to do that because the bombs falling on Tehran and killing her friends and family. Marjane parents both choose that Iran was not the place for their daughter. She was headstrong, outspoken, and independent. However, the behavior she has got her expelled so her mom and dad was afraid something worse would happen. They shipped Marjane to Vienna where she ended up in a boarding house that was run by some nuns.
The concept of power is discussed within the play by using strong symbolism to show authority through the characters of Macduff, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. After reading a letter from her spouse, Lady Macbeth has a thought about murdering King Duncan letting Macbeth become king. She then realises that she has to “unsex” herself and “take my milk for gall” so she is able to help her Husband, Macbeth to kill Duncan. Lady Macbeth believed that her “keen knife see not the wound it makes” will happen and she will be powerful if she shows more manhood. Lady Macbeth also states that not killing Duncan would be letting yourself “live like a coward in thine own esteem” and losing your power as a man.
Maas indirectly characterizes Faeruh by making her do things that indicate that she is brave. She would make her talk back to the beast. She once said to him “are you just going to start living out there , slaughtering every bit of vermin that sinks in?” Or when she said “help? You mean a faerie is passing up the opportunity to mock an ignorant mortal?” She also makes Faeruh risk her life to try to escape. Once she was hallucinating and she tried to sneak out because she thought her dad was going to save her.
Imagine you just won the hunger games, the horror of having to kill other kids until there was only one winner for the entertainment of the capitol. Now you are thrown right back into the games against the other winner throughout the years for another games back to back, now you must survive against 23 people again. Again this happens to Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark for the Quarter Quell which happens every 25 years and this year the winners of each district get picked divided to do the games once again, just another way for the capitol to get their revenge. For this book, I will be exploring how Katniss changes throughout the book, the theme of the overall book, and how Katniss makes it in the games once again. After defying the Capitol on national television, Katniss has to attempt to control the uprising starting in the districts.
In “Snow White”, the Queen calls the huntsman to kill Snow White because she is jealous that she is beautiful. The Queen says “Take the child away into the forest. I will no longer have her in my sight. Kill her, and bring me back her lung and liver as a token” (Grimm and Grimm), now Snow White struggles for her life. The huntsman is being exploited by the Queen’s orders and does not like his job working for the Queen.
Macbeth thinks they could fail “if we should fail” Macbeth is scared if they will fail on killing Duncan, but Lady Macbeth is persistent on Macbeth killing Duncan. Lady Macbeth will blame the death on Duncan’s guards so she is sure they can get away with the murder. The writer is showing Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth speaks these lines in Act I after reading a message from Macbeth. Earlier in Act 1 Macbeth and his friend and fellow military leader, Banquo, come across three witches out on the heath after a battle.
Bill opened his and it was blank, then he opened Tessie’s for her and there was a dot. The town immediately started picking up stones and began to throw them at her until she died. After the lottery we interview a few people. “I think that we should always hold the lottery because it is a tradition we have been doing since before Old Man Warner,” Jack Dunbar said. In contrast, Nancy Hutchinson said, “I think that we should stop the lottery because it is making us kill innocent people even our family members.” Even though some people disagree with the lottery the Smallville says they still plans on holding the annual lottery for years to
It all started when Macbeth received a prophecy from the three witches saying that he would be made Thane of Cawdor and King of Scotland. Later, on he had dinner with King Duncan at his castle and that same night he writes to Lady Macbeth to tell her all that has happened. After telling his wife all that has happened, she tries to persuade him into killing the King. Their plan was to get the guards really drunk so that they blacked out and wouldn’t remember anything and then go in for the kill. While the king is asleep, Macbeth sneaks into the king’s room and stabs him, despite all the blood on the dagger and his hands and all the consequences that would come with it.