The Hunger Games Essays

  • Bigotry In The Hunger Games

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    Suzanne Collins novel, The Hunger Games should be added to the ninth grade curriculum. The theme corresponds to the novels that are required by the end of the semester. The Hunger Games explores the theme of the inequality of the rich and the poor and the firmness of the Districts to assure everyone will survive. The novel also represents the devastation the characters experience as the population decreases rapidly. The Hunger Games comprehends themes such as Bigotry, Persecution of innocence, and

  • Themes In The Hunger Games

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    main characters in the book The Hunger Games, once said, “ My nightmares are usually about losing you. But I am okay once I realise your here.” The novel is about two teens from each district in the country Panem being selected to be in 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

  • Marxism In The Hunger Games

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    I. Introduction The hunger games is an adventure and science fiction novel by the American writer Suzanne Collins. This is the trilogy movie, so the first one is the hunger games, next the hunger games catching fire and the last is the hunger games mocking jay. This novel was adapted to the movie in 2012 and directed by Gary Ross and co-written by Suzanne Collins herself. Point of view from this movie was from Katniss Everdeen who lives in Panem, North America. On the other hand, there is Capitol

  • Conflict In The Hunger Games

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    Suzanne Collins did a great job including the conflict in her book, the Hunger Games. The conflict is how the people of Panem stood against the Capitol, which made the story more exciting to its readers. However, After reading the interesting book it showed how the people of Panem resisted against the Capitol’s rules, especially in the Hunger games and others are voluntarily happened threw the story. There was a lot ways that the people of Panem resisted the Capitol. One of these were the fact

  • Conformity In The Hunger Games

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    Conformity, in relation to societal norms, happens to be something many people strive to deviate from, yet only few are able to achieve. One reason for this could be because the media nowadays is being blamed for manipulating people to subconsciously adhere to certain views. The media is being used to evoke certain thoughts, whether it be about purchasing something being advertised in a commercial, or even in news reports to give the viewers a certain impression on a topic. Likewise, there

  • Poverty In The Hunger Games

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    The Hunger Games (2008) is set in the future in a modern world analogy of USA but the country is given a fictional name of Panem. There were 13 districts in the country; each specializing in the extraction, production and manufacturing of different goods and raw materials like coal, for example, which were handed over to the Capitol resulting in the extreme poverty that the districts faced. District 13 rebelled against the power of The Capitol, the hub of power and technology, and met their doom

  • Essay On The Hunger Games

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    The Hunger Games is a novel written by Suzanne Collins. Originally published by Scholastic Press in September 14,2008. The theme is two young couple fighting for there lives. The main characters are Katniss Everdeen, Peeta Mellark, and Cato. katniss Everdeen is a 16 year old girl who volunteered to play the hunger games instead of her little sister who was chosen to play the games. Katniss Everdeen thinks that the hunger games shouldn’t exist because of the violence and all the bad things that

  • Dystopia In The Hunger Games

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    After reading “The Hunger Games,” by Suzanne Collins, I believe that The Hunger Games world is an extreme dystopian society. According to ReadWriteThink, a dystopian society, which is an “imagined universe in which oppressive societal control and the illusion of a perfect society are maintained through corporate, bureaucratic, technological, moral, or totalitarian control,” exists when some characteristics exist (Dystopias: Definition and Characteristics). Collins used many of these characteristics

  • The Hunger Games: Book Review: The Hunger Games

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    The Hunger Games is a book about 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen's fight to survive in Panem's infamous Hunger Games, a show broadcasted displaying children fighting to the death. This book takes place in Panem, a post-United States nation, but the majority of the book takes place in the Capitol's arena for the Hunger Games. The Hunger Games starts with Katniss Everdeen preparing for the announcement of this year's tributes to the Hunger Games, better known as the Reaping. In the Hunger Games, only

  • Theme Of Responsibility In The Hunger Games

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    Responsibility is key to survival in The Hunger Games because you must be responsible and careful before making a decision that depends on your life. “The price of greatness is responsibility.” (Winston Churchill) In The Hunger Games, two tributes, one male and one female under the age of eighteen, must leave their district to go and compete in The Hunger Games. While in the games all twenty-four tributes must fight to the death to entertain their Capital city. Normally there is only one winner but

  • Irony In The Hunger Games

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    third book in The Hunger Games series, was a very stimulating story. The main protagonist Katniss Everdeen serves as a symbol of hope for the rebellion in the war against the Capitol. Let's backup for a second here. In the Hunger Games universe the world is a giant television show where the government, which is the capitol, forces children to fight to the death for entertainment. This makes for some incredible settings and plots. Mockingjay’s plot is not as exquisite as the Hunger Games plot but is still

  • The Hunger Games: A Literary Analysis

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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

  • The Hunger Games Appearance Analysis

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    In “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins, appearances are held to the utmost importance by the people of the Capitol (2008). The people of the Capitol value the way they look and will go to almost any measure to build their self-esteem by changing their appearance. They dye their hair all sorts of odd colors, change their skin color to colors such as green, blue, pink, orange, or other uncommon colors, paint their nails, wear clothes that are peculiar to the other districts, and practice bulimia

  • Examples Of Survival In The Hunger Games

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    What do you think you could survive if it meant your life? Katniss and Peeta have to survive all that is thrown at them in the Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins. The Hunger Games is set in in a dystopian, post-apocalyptic North America where the United States has collapsed and in its place a corrupt Capitol ruling over 12 Districts that gets poorer the higher the Districts go, District 12 being one of the poorest, you need to have good survival skills to be able to survive in one of these poor Districts

  • Hunger Games Literary Analysis

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    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 the text

  • 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

  • The Hunger Games Trilogy Symbolism

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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

  • Book Summary: The Hunger Games

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    Do you like reading books about love and survival? Well in the book the hunger games the main theme of the book is all about survival of the fittest and love. In the hunger games Katniss has to fight for survival against the other tributes, and she also fights to protect those who she loves, such as Peeta and Rue. In the Hunger Games Katniss has to fight for the survival of those she loves and for herself, such as Peeta. “A full day? That’s more than I need. I mash up a handful of berries so

  • The Hunger Games Identity Analysis

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    and plays a pivotal role in the characters story. In Suzanne Collins’, The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen’s identity is profoundly transformed by her experience in the Games. Firstly, she deals with her identity as a human being under the control of the Capitol. Secondly, she struggles with a conflicting identity. Finally, she shows difficulty with coming to terms with the person she will inevitably become if she wins the Games. In the nation of Panem, the simple idea of human or equal rights would

  • Dance Moms In The Hunger Games

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    Is entertainment really worth it? The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins makes the readers question this several times throughout the book. This book is very similar in that way with the reality tv show Dance Moms. Dance Moms and The Hunger Games, take entertainment to an extreme. 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