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    Mockingjay The book that I read was Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. Mockingjay is a book about a girl named Katniss Everdeen, also known as the girl on fire, who is still alive after her home was demolished. Her close friend, Gale has also survived everything the Capitol has thrown at their district, district 12. Her family, which is her mom, her sister Prim, and their cat Buttercup have also survived and are safe in district 13, along with the rest of the refugees. Peeta, who Katniss loved, has been

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    In the novel The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins conveys the qualities of a hero through the character Katniss Everdeen. The novel is set in the dystopian nation of Panem, where one boy and girl from 12 different Districts must take part in The Hunger Games, a televised annual event in which the tributes of each District, are required to fight to the death until there is only one survivor. The protagonist Katniss everdeen volunteers to take her younger sister Prim’s place and subsequently evolves into

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    What would you do if you were put into an arena with 23 other people, and were told to fight until the death? In the novel Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins, in the 74th annual hunger games Katniss and Peeta both won, but there was only supposed to be one victor. So President Snow felt that he was taken advantage of. He felt that both Katniss and Peeta tried to rig the games. All the districts didn’t fall for Katniss and Peeta's love for each other and neither did President Snow. Before Katniss

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    “He had to leap, and by his death the others would live.” In the compelling fantasy story Gregor The Overlander, by Suzanne Collins, Gregor the main character’s courageous acts to save his father from the Underland will not only heavily inspire you, but also chill you to the bone. At first I thought Gregor was weak and depressed, not wanting to go on another day. It was a horrible judgement. When he learned his dad was still alive somewhere in the Underland he was filled with so much courage to go

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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

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    to get to the end of it,” said Suzanne Collins about her famous novel The Hunger Games, in which Collins delineates very clear boundaries of right and wrong. For example, readers are aghast at the Capital killing children and growing rich off of the enslavement of people. The protagonist of The Hunger Games, Katniss, does whatever she must to survive. Suzanne Collins’ sense of right and wrong may very well be a product of her childhood in a military family. Collins’ father was a career officer in

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    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

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    quote from him explains how we suffer in life and when we survive we find the reason for us suffering and learn from it, or better ourselves during our suffering. In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, she illustrates through her symbolism and characterization that survival is the result of strength. Suzanne Collins uses characterization to present how survival is a result when someone or something has strength. For example, we can see that Katniss

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    lives in the village, draws a name. The name that gets picked, dies. In ¨The Hunger Games,¨ Effie Trinket draws two names and the two people that got picked have to fight against other districts to stay alive. 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

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    Suzanne Collins was born August 10, 1962. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut. During her childhood she moved around, to places such as New York City, and Brussels. Their family ended up living in Alabama so Suzanne could go to highschool and graduate from Alabama School of Arts. She then went on to earn a master 's degree in dramatic writing from New York University. Suzanne was the youngest of four children. Her father, Michael Collins was an Air Force officer. He is married to Suzanne’s mother

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    their families leads to Romeo and Juliet choosing death over living apart, but the occasional fights between the Capulet and Montague also affected the other families of Verona causing fear to spread in the streets. The Hunger Games a novel by Suzanne Collins portrays a similar outlook on violence, in which every year during an event called the hunger games kids between the ages 12 and 17 are

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    be killed. The main character, Katniss Everdeen, along with the with other tributes are in the arena have to kill each other in order to entertain the people of the Capitol and one group of the same district must survive.In The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, the overarching theme is that people must rely on their survival instincts to survive extreme situations as shown by the characters Katniss, Peeta, and Foxface. Foremost, the first character that demonstrates the need to rely on survival

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    are 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

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    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

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    as 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

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    Throughout the novel The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, there are many action scenes, but no real reason why it should be taught in schools. The novel takes place in the former North America now known as Panem, and the country is divided into twelve districts. To keep the peace throughout the nation each district sacrifices a boy and a girl between the ages of 12 to 18 to take part in the annual “Hunger Games”, an event in which the participants fight to the death in pursuit of valuable resources

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    Color In The Hunger Games

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    In Suzanne Collins’ novel, The Hunger Games, Collins has a variety of ways to describe each of the settings, by using colors and structures to define different class levels in Panem. Panem was once known as North America, but after years of destruction, it eventually became Panem. In Panem, there are 12 separate districts that people live within, as well as the Capitol, which is another section of the country that people live in. It is fairly easy to differentiate the districts from one another and

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    the Hunger Games, a reality TV show that requires them to fight to the death. Over the course of the novel, the two main characters, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark, develop romantic feelings for each other. In The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins, the overarching theme is your love for others can make you happy in even the worst of times is demonstrated by Katniss’ love for Gale, Prim, and Peeta. The theme is anteriorly represented by Katniss and her love for Gale. In the opening

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    The author Suzanne Collins has made the punishment very violent. “In punishment for the Uprising, each district must provide one girl and one boy, called Tributes, to participate”(Collins 19). The author has made the punishment violent by choosing young boys and girls as the tributes. Once more, the theme of innocence is applied here. These young tributes

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    Comparison Paper: The Hunger Games The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is all about Katniss Everdeen volunteering as tribute from District 12 to fight for her life at the city of Panem in the hunger games. Katniss is the protagonist of the novel. She is very quiet, humble and intelligent girl. Katniss is an excellent hunter, archer, gatherer, and trapper, skilled just like her deceased father. The other tribute from District twelve is Peeta Mellark. He is a very likeable, independent and strong young

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