In the stories "The Lottery," by Shirley Jackson, and "The Hunger Games," by Suzanne Collins, both societies have a dysfunctional view of life, use other's fear as a weapon, and use violence as a way to solve problems. "The Lottery" and "The Hunger Games" start off in very similar ways. In "The Lottery," the town is beginning to prepare and
In his cautionary novel against censorship he looks at the possibilities of a society without books. The Hunger Games is a novel about a dystopian society controlled completely by the government. The people are separated into something called district’s. Each district has unique features. For example, district 4’s economy is based primarily on fishing and other such activities, while district 8’s economy is based on agriculture.
Here we see how the government, the Capitol, is a completely totalitarian one. It portrays the way that ordinary people are being dehumanized in this made up world. This dehumanization is being caused by the dictatorship led by President Snow. In that dictatorship we can find the worship of a figurehead, which is yet another characteristic of dystopian
Comparing the societies of these novels based on; while Hunger Games has a story of a society which has inequalities and differences, The Giver has a society that is too perfect, emotionless and same. In Hunger Games what creates the rebellion is inequality and extreme differences between poor and rich people. Country called Panem is divided in Capitol and districts from 1 to 12. The wealthiest is the Capitol and from District 1 to District 12, the level of poverty and hunger increases. Withal, Hunger Games are mortal games which are designed to
Both make the viewers question if it is all worth it. In The Hunger Games, they put twenty-four people into an arena and make them fight to the death. They use the people of the districts lives as entertainment for the people of Panem. In Dance Moms, they have children dance and compete using it for entertainment. In the end of both of these forms of entertainment, there can only be one winner.
Compare and Contrast Name Trinity Morse “The Lottery” and Hunger Games Both “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins are about dystopian societies in which life and death events occur. They are similar in a way and not similar in a way. They are similar because this event happens once a year. In “The Lottery” the whole Village Square gets rocks and throws them at the winner they will throw the rocks until the winner is died. In The Hunger Games they get slips and put them in a jar and a special person with pull a girl and a boy from the jar.
In King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard, the world is divided by blood type. In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Panem is a destroyed country divided into districts that send a male and female tribute to death every year. Both books present two female outcasts that are fed up with their worlds, and attempt to save themselves and the people they love. Aveyard and Collins both use character archetype and mood to present the theme of that when you are being controlled by someone you want to get out you want to get away. Even though it might be hard, as long as you hold what and who you love most you will always find a way back to them.
Shirley Jackson's “The Lottery,” and Suzanne Collins “The Hunger Games’’ may have many distinct differences, but they are heavily similar in theme and purpose of craft moves. Both texts share the idea that people can’t always get their way. For example, in “The Lottery,” the person
Symbolism through Naming in The Hunger Games Trilogy Names in The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins are rife with symbolism, both evident and hidden. Through a study of the symbolism behind the names of characters and places, readers can see that Collins addresses far more complex issues and ideas in The Hunger Games trilogy that it may initially seem through a simple surface reading. In her book, Katniss the Cattail, Valerie Frankel tells readers, “There are Roman names and flower names, set as opposites in a world poised on revolution. There are military names, echoing battles in our own history and their link to the battles of Panem—history will never stop cycling” (246). Collins evidently agrees with Frankel that history is
The Hunger Games is a deadly game to the death held annually, occurring to entertain the capitol. The Hunger Games is a result of a past rebellion, and is informed by the victorious Capitol as a punishment for the wrongdoing districts. The plot turns as Katniss Everdeen is selected as the female tribute of district 12. It was love that guided Katniss along her life-changing journey, which also drove the events of the Hunger Games along. Sacrifice is one of the huge factors of Katniss and Peeta winning the Hunger Games.