Theme Of Trust In The Hunger Games

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3rd CHAPTER- HUNGER GAMES COMPANION BOOK Trust in the Games. In The Hunger Games we see how important trust is. The tributes need a lot of trust when they are fighting for their lives. I will talk about trust when Katniss is wary to help Peeta, and when we see Rue warn Katniss about the Tracker Jacker nest. One way we see how important trust is, is when Katniss is wary to help Peeta even though he saved her. Before this happened and when Katniss was hiding in her little tree, she overheard a conversation with the Careers. In the book it says: “Why don’t we just kill him now and get it over with?” “ Let him tag along. What’s the harm? And he’s handy with that knife.” Is he? That’s news. What a lot of interesting things I’m learning about my friend Peeta today. “Besides, he’s our best chance of finding her.” It takes me a moment to register that the “her” they’re referring to is me. “Why? You think she bought into that sappy romance stuff?” “She might have. Seemed pretty simple minded to me. Every time I think about her spinning around in that dress, I want to puke.” (Collins 162) This shows us that Peeta teamed up with the Careers and made Katniss lose a lot of trust in him. Before the Games started we saw that Katniss and Peeta actually started to develop a relationship, but when she overheard that conversation it made her trust dissipate. Then, when she found him lying in the mud, sick and injured, she was sketchy because of what had happened in the tree. Another
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