It reveals the sad state of society and the cruel punishment citizens receive should they defy the state. The advancing rebels send in , including Prim. The Games are held in an arena in a forested area. There's little doubt that some moviegoers will dismiss The Hunger Games as the next Twilight saga - in terms of the quality of the acting and production values. Any murderous acts are not to be taken seriously. Katniss uses some sleep medicine from a sponsor on Peeta and she goes to get what Peeta needed, something to cure his blood poisoning.
This made the Capitol look foolish, so they want to punish them, especially Katniss. In a world of limited resources, the despotic government run by the Capitol keeps its citizens in line by separating them into Districts and reinforcing severe class separations. Katniss later goes about the arena looking for Peeta. To her surprise, Katniss finds that Cinna has actually made her a suit that has synthetic flames that radiate from her black jumpsuit. Archived from on May 27, 2011. Katniss is a strong teenager who will do whatever is necessary to make it through the Games.
She knows that those in the capitol want to see deaths and that this peaceful time cannot last long. An version of The Hunger Games was released in December 2008. Every year, children from the districts are selected to participate in a compulsory televised death match called. Readers will wait eagerly to learn more. In desperation, Katniss comes up with a plan, giving Peeta and herself each a handful of poison berries that Peeta had accidentally gathered. The medicine saves Peeta's life.
She retrieved her bow and arrows and stayed by the edge of the woods, where she had the good luck to kill a rabbit. The Gamemakers then change the rules again, by declaring only one of them can be the victor. She does so, in the process getting stung herself but also scattering the Careers and gaining for herself a bow, her strongest weapon. Students should choose three instances where a character makes a choice and then show the consequence s of that action. Finally, Katniss and Peeta are the last two survivors, but the Gamemakers cancel the rule change in an attempt to force them into a dramatic finale, in which one must kill the other.
The Hunger Games entered the in November 2008, where it would feature for over 100 consecutive weeks. Career tribute means he had trained all his life purposefully for the games. In his interview, Peeta reveals his longtime unrequited love for Katniss. On that day, Katniss brought Prim with her into the Meadow where they picked a bucket full of dandelion greens, stems, and flowers. Everyone's always watching you, scrutinizing your clothes or your friends and obsessing over whether you're having sex or taking drugs or getting good enough grades, but no one cares who you really are or how you really feel about anything. They battle at the arena center after the Capitol unleashes giant dogs to hunt them down.
The sense of loss that Collins developed through her father's service in the was also an influence on the story, with Katniss having lost her father at age 11, five years before the story begins. Main article: The Hunger Games trilogy takes place in an unspecified future time, in the dystopian, nation of Panem, located in. Katniss ultimately learns—to her surprise—that she had inadvertently been an integral part of the rebellion all along; her rescue had been jointly planned by Haymitch, , and , among others. On August 17, 2012, announced The Hunger Games trilogy as its top seller, surpassing the record previously held by the Harry Potter series. She looks around immediately, but then realizes that it was he that she had stepped on. Peeta stops him so Katniss can escape, and she passes out in a ditch shortly after.
Archived from on July 26, 2011. The reaping is when one girl and one boy are chosen from each of the 12 districts to fight to the death in the Hunger Games. Although she receives a hero's welcome, Katniss is warned by Haymitch that she has now become a target after defying the Capitol so publicly. They also meet Effie, who picked their names out of a hat and apparently is also part of their advisory team. . In August 2012, the series ranked second, exceeded only by the series in 's poll of the top 100 teen novels, which asked voters to choose their favorite young adult books.
Afterward, Peeta is heartbroken when he learns that her actions in the arena were part of a calculated ploy to gain sympathy from the audience. Make sure to use the drop-down menu to save it under the assignment title. However, at what is supposed to be Snow's execution, Katniss instead kills Coin with her bow. She started a fire and cooked some meat. Ever since the last rebellion, they have a yearly event called the Hunger Games. In a flashback, we see that Katniss recalls seeing Peeta before—but the memory isn't complete.
That talk costs Clove her life, however; Thresh, the male District 11 tribute, kills her, but spares Katniss - once - for Rue's sake. When they enter the arena the next day, Katniss is able to survive in the woods fairly easily, but soon the Gamemakers engineer a number of obstacles to bring the competitors together. There is a country in a future world called Panem, and it is located where North America used to be. Katniss makes a big impression by shooting an arrow through an apple in the mouth of a roast pig during her evaluation. She considered the moments where Katniss reflects on happier moments in her past to be more enjoyable.