Lyn Collins Essays

  • Hunger Games Theme Essay

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    “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins is a suspenseful and frightening story about a 16 year old girl, Katniss everdeen who is born into a small village called District 12. The capitol, which controls the districts hosts an annual Hunger Games each and every year. Two tributes, a boy and a girl from each district are chosen between the ages of 12-18 to compete against 22 other tributes, but only one can win. Katniss is not chosen, but her younger sister Prim is chosen at only 12 years old. Katniss

  • Hunger Games Literary Analysis

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    In the dystopian novel, The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins Katniss Everdeen has to survive the challenges the Hunger Games bring upon her. It takes a strong character to survive a surreal experience such as the Hunger Games. Some of the attributes Katniss has help her survive such a grueling experience. In the book Katniss shows us that she is resourceful, she can find her food in the wild and she knows many things about the woods, this helps her astronomically in the Hunger Games. According to

  • Jhumpa Lahiri's Namesake

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    Namesake: By Jhumpa Lahiri(A comparative analysis of film and novel) From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of another fabulous novel written “Interpreter of Maladies”, Jhumpa Laheri’s critically appraised first novel is a finely wrote, deeply moving Moving family drama that highlights the significant themes: the immigrant experience, the Clash of cultures, the forced and conflicted tie between generations. The storyline of namesake takes the Ganguli family from their tradition- bounded life in

  • The Hunger Games Personal Response

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    The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a story about Katniss Everdeen who lives in district 12 with her mom and her sister Prim. Her sister gets picked for the Hunger Games which is where each of the 12 districts have to give a boy and a girl from the ages of 12-18 do fight till the death until there is one person standing. This is because there was an outbreak against the capitals thats why there is the Hunger Games. Katniss volunteers do her sister and now has to try and win the games. One theme

  • Macbeth Simulation Reflection

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    On September 21, 2015, I, as a Commoner in the Macbeth simulation, received 1 SMIC buck from Ms. Hsu. The goal of this simulation was to depose the sitting queen of our class, Kelly Chung, who received 30 SMIC bucks, by either begging for money from the other students or asking for money from the four external sources of power. The whole purpose of this simulation is for us to compare our experience with power to those of the characters in Macbeth. My journey toward acquiring power was not as intense

  • Movie Comparison: The Hunger Games

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    “From the Treaty of the Treason: In penance for their uprising, each district shall offer up a male and female between the ages of 12 and 18 at a public ‘Reaping.’ These Tributes shall be delivered to the custody of The Capitol. And then transferred to a public arena where they will Fight to the Death, until a lone victor remains. Hence forth and forevermore this pageant shall be known as The Hunger Games.” These are the first lines to the 2013 Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite Movie. The Hunger Games

  • Gone Girl Analysis

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    Gone Girl Review Gone Girl a move produced in America directed by an experience director David Fincher, is adopted from a book written by Gillian Flynn. She wrote this book in the year 2012 under the same name of the movie. Movie starring are Ben Affleck, Neil P Harris, Tyler Perry, Rosamunda Pike, and Carrie Coon in order of their role performance. The movie was officially released on September 26th 2014 to the rest of the world in the 52nd night of New York Film Fest. It was released to the local

  • Theme Essay: Lizzie Bright And The Buckminster Boy

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    They were similar because they both will risk their lives to see each other. Katniss volunteers as tribute and promises to fight to go back home to be with her sister, prim,(Collins 37). In Lizzie Bright and The Buckminster Boy after traveling all the way to the insane asylum Turner receives bad news.’”Elizabeth Bright Griffin died ten days after coming to this institution,’”(Schmidt 2010. Not only do they both fit the common

  • The Republican Sniper Analysis

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    A “Republican sniper” is lying on a rooftop surveying the area ( O’Flaherty par 1). He is fighting in an unknown places civil war versus the “ Republicans and the Free Staters” (O'Flaherty 1). He lit a cigarette which alerted the enemy to where he was. This initiated a gun fight between him and an unknown identity sniper. The Republican sniper was hit in his arm by a bullet. After some impromptu first aid he faked his death. When the other sniper thought he was dead he shot the other sniper. Moving

  • Government Control In The Hunger Games

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    Introduction: In the novel “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins an important idea the writer developed was the idea of Governmental Control and Oppression. This idea was important as it helped me understand an important message for teenager, the idea that laws could control some populations and abused of its power could cause those living suffering. Paragraph 1: Governmental Control in the “Hunger Games” was something that was really highlighted as people in the capitol had control over those living

  • Essay On Hero's Journey Or Monomyth

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    return. There is a never-ending list of pieces of literature, movies, and tv shows that follow this monomyth, as it is reflected in nearly all good stories. One modern example of the Hero’s Journey is the book The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins. The Hunger Games is set in the futuristic, dystopian District 12, where the main character Katniss Everdeen is shown in her normal routine. She spends her time hunting to support her family, and is comfortable in the woods and with her place in

  • How To Survive The Hunger Games

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    Hunger games pt.1 i.problem and justify why it must be solved The hungry games is a series where children, 12-18 years old, are to go into an arena where they fight for their lives. There are 12 districts. Each year one boy and one girl are chosen as representatives for their district. The winners are given a privileged life. “May the odd be ever in your favor. “ that is a quote that it 's said either after they elected the people and/or when the games begin. Most people who don 't over analyse

  • The Girl Who Was On Fire Analysis

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    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,

  • What Is The Theme Of The Hunger Games Essay

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    in the odds of being chosen. This book shows the theme of survival where the main characters are evolving to the environment to help increase their ability to survive. Suzanne Collins shows how one girl from the poor district does anything to survive and come back to her mom and sister. In The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins analyzes the theme that when pitted against a tyrannical government, one must survive by acclimating to the environment, yet often breaking the rules in spite of the consequences

  • The Functionalist Perspective Theory: The Hunger Games

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    "The Hunger Games" and the Functionalism Perspective Theory Maria Maningo 22 January 2018 Theoretical Perspectives in Sociology "The Hunger Games" and the Functionalism Perspective Theory In a dystopian future, "The Hunger Games" is set in what used to be the United States of America. The movie is illustrated as a post-apocalyptic world divided by a revolution lost by those that wanted a change. As a consequence of the revolt, the powers that triumphed placed upon them a decree that one

  • Persuasive Essay On The Hunger Games

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    The Hunger games are ways to show how much power the capitol has as well as the punishment for the rebellion that happened 74 years ago as I mentioned before that “In punishment for the uprising, each of the twelve districts must provide one girl and one boy, called tributes, to participate.” That means every year, they chose two “tributes” (both ages 12 to 18, one male, one female) from each district, who are forced to fight to the death. Unfortunately, this is what happens where the way to control

  • Theme Of Love In The Hunger Games

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    almost certain death. She is forced to enter an arena and must kill to survive. However, while she is in the arena she builds relationships with many characters and she does her best to save the people she loves. The overarching theme of Suzanne Collins’ novel, The Hunger Games, is that love can make people forget their basic survival instincts as shown by Katniss’ willingness to put herself in peril to save her loved ones such as Primrose Everdeen, Peeta Mellark, and the girl from district eleven

  • Utopia And Dystopian Society In George Orwell's '1984'

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    In many novels such as 1984 by George Orwell, they use the ideas of an almost perfect or a non-perfect world or society. Orwell portrays two types of utopias in his novel, 1984 but they can be seen as both depending on what aspect the reader is looking at. A utopian society is an imagined place or state in which everything appears perfect to a certain point. A dystopian society is a conceived place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degrading

  • The Lottery: A Symbolic Analysis

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    they are considered throughout the story. The object or action’s meaning will be something other than simply it’s literal meaning” (Heichel). Symbolism plays a critical role in both “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Furthermore, the authors of both stories incorporated objects such as a black box and a mockingjay to have a much deeper meaning than their obvious literal meaning. Throughout both The Hunger Games and “The Lottery” symbolism is used in various ways

  • Heroism In Kim Savage's After The Woods

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    Heroes are not always apparent in stories; the common saying “not all heros wear capes” is very true. In everyday life, we see people we might call heros for various reasons- the firefighter who saved the people from a burning building, the police officer who comes just in time before the bank robber escapes with the money, the doctor in the ER who saved a person’s life after a car crash- the acts are all out there. But heroism lies deeper than just insane acts of bravery in other’s eyes, but in