They later decided to try to take out the careers. Like a sensible girl, she agrees; then when he's asleep, she leaves. The winner of the games is given a mansion and taken care of for the rest of their life. The plan fails when the wire snaps, cut by Brutus and Enobaria, who are ready to kill Katniss. The Hunger Games are characterized as an annual celebration in the capitol and reminder to the districts of the power in which the capitol holds over the twelve districts. In 1991, Collins began her writing career by working for several television shows on the Nickelodeon network.
Turns out to be a good strategy—the Capitol knows a ratings booster when they see it. On the train, Katniss and Peeta share a dinner with Effie Trinket, who is escorting them. As her best efforts fail, Plutarch Heavensbee a former games-master, now returned meets with Snow to implement a Quarter Quell, by which to gather all former Hunger Game victors and have them eliminate each other. When she cares for another she no longer has to think about her own needs. For this activity, students will select key characters from The Hunger Games and record physical traits and memorable moments that character had during the story. She is the protagonist because she feels that the Hunger Games shouldn't exist because it's killing innocent people! Even though I already knew what was going to happen because I had seen the movie, it still gave me that adrenaline and excitment of what was going to happen next! After they arrive at the Training Center, Katniss and Peeta meet their stylists. She cannot understand why he is so accepting of defeat.
Katniss hopes that this will reflect well with potential sponsors. They are ecstatic to go home, but Katniss is distressed when she realizes Peeta's feelings are real—he has not been pretending for the audience at all. Katniss, for her part, has more pressing problems. The two form a close bond, and Cinna acts as a source of comfort and encouragement before Katniss is forced to compete. By this point Cato, who killed Thresh, is the only tribute left, and Katniss decides to keep some berries in case they can trick Cato the same way. During their individual evaluations, Peeta creates a drawing of a deceased Rue covered in flowers on the floor; an emotion-stricken Katniss creates a puppet in the likeness of Seneca Crane, and suspends it by its neck on the ceiling, as a a warning to a stunned Heavensbee. Peeta Mellark, a boy Katniss' age and the son of the baker, is selected as the other tribute.
And it is this which she draws on when she internally agrees to pretend to be in love with him during their days in the cave. Katniss realizes there are strange creatures chasing him, and they all run to the Cornucopia and climb up. Haymitch warns Katniss and Peeta that they have to keep up the charade of being in love until the cameras leave them in a few hours. For Katniss, this means staying away from archery. Katniss remembers that they are supposed to appear to be in love for the sponsors and kisses Peeta. This is one excellent book.
Katniss and Gale catch some fish and then head back into town to sell the catches at a place called The Hob, which is the trading post in town. They are called mutts and are giant wolves that can walk upright. She walks for hours and collapses from exhaustion, but ultimately she finds a stream. Make sure to use the drop-down menu to save it under the assignment title. This is why it is called the hunger games, the winning district has a better chance of not starving. She hikes all day before making camp. They find that the arena is a dome protected by electrical orcefields; Peeta nearly dies after hitting the field, but is resussitated by Finnick.
I quickly learned that the only way I could make myself close the covers would be to break off in the middle of a chapter. Katniss is taken by surprise, but must simply act flattered. The boy from district 12 that was chosen was Peeta Mellark. She quickly attaches the remaining wire to an arrow and shoots it at the force field during the lightning strike. Both teenagers endure many trials in their fight for survival in the arena but ultimately both are declared winners of the games. Our Heroine, and her buddy Gale.
They battle at the arena center after the Capitol unleashes giant dogs to hunt them down. The Hunger Games begins on the day of the reaping in District 12. On the train to the Capitol, they meet Haymitch, the last survivor of the Games from their District, who's charged with advising them on what's about to happen. Each tribute is also allowed one small token from their district and, knowing this, Cinna pins the Mockingjay pin on Katniss before she leaves. Katniss shoots him the next day to end his agony. Unfortunately, one of the other kids kills Rue with a spear right afterwards.
She and her male counterpart Peeta, are pitted against bigger, stronger representatives, some of whom have trained for this their whole lives. Katniss got out a pocket knife and started to cut the branch. They agreed on being allies. She points to something above Katniss. The cannon fired confirming her suspicions. The Setting A post-apocalyptic tens of thousands of years in the future area of North America by the name of Panem.
Each tribute is outfitted with a special suit and given a tracker so that they can be tracked throughout the arena. Once there, Katniss meets with her stylist, Cinna, who is designing her dress for the opening ceremony. . Summary The Hunger Games is a book for young adults written by Suzanne Collins. When Katniss's sister, Primrose, is reaped for the Hunger Games, Katniss bravely volunteers to take her place.
She rebels against the capitol by hunting in forest behind her district which is highly unlawful. After the initial bloodbath, eleven shots ring out signaling that eleven tributes are now dead. The Games have been played in forests, cold wastelands, and deserts, which all have their advantages and disadvantages. Katniss volunteers to take the place of her younger sister and becomes District 12's girl tribute for the 74th Hunger Games. In my opinion, I really enjoyed this book. They face constant danger in the arena, both from the Gamemakers and from fellow tributes. She comes back hours later and finds a small pile of poisonous berries Peeta collected thinking they were safe.