This is a humorous, if macabre, example of understatement. However, the resolution starts when they leave the Capitol on the train and head back to District 12. A keen observer of people, she is compassionate and sensitive. After the Games, she has horrible nightmares, and only holds on to sanity by a thread. They gamble on the tributes, and resort to crude forms of entertainment, something our own entertainment industry is not far off of today.
Katniss is a first-person narrator, talking right to you. What is good writing, anyway? He shows them his collection of porcelain pigs, plays a game with them, and gives them the ten dollars. It is now not on the list of thing that we need but on the list of things we. Dramatic Irony -when we know something that a character from the work does not know Situational Irony -when reality contradicts what we expect Irony Ex. The sentence, 'A thicket of berry bushes protects it from unwanted eyes,' personifies the berry bushes.
He was a genius at the beginning of the novel, never liked the Capitol, and always took chances with Katniss's costumes, knowing he could be killed if he went too far. The accumulated shocks and losses prove to be too much for Mr. Before you write your Mrs. The Hunger Games is an allusion to Ancient Rome. John goes after Norton for stealing, and in revenge, Norton smashes Mr.
With the chestnut, braided tresses, yeah, you! Pignati seems oblivious to the baboon's nasty personality, and he talks lovingly to the animal and feeds him peanuts and other treats. Throughout the novel various characters recite it both seriously and sarcastically. These are not traits of gender reversal these are traits of a protector a provider a parent. It is ironic that both Katniss and Peeta were so wrong in their conjectures of how the other felt, when they are both generally discerning in their judgments of people. Instead, citizens focus on watching the Games to see who will be killed next and who will become the winner, earning food bread and rewards for their district.
Pignati is when they throw a wild party over his house and the next day Mr. They keep switching every chapter. John is a friend, much younger of The Pigman. Let the controversy begin on this one. The purpose of using an antithesis in literature is to create a balance between opposite qualities and lend a greater insight into the subject. Hopefully I gave you what you wanted to hear. Pignati is probably lonely and will welcome their company.
It helps the reader to visualize and more realistically experience her writings. Similar to other eldest female children when their fathers unexpectedly die, she had to step up and help her mother with the family, and in her case as is in some cases she has to be the parent. Katniss was willing to give up her life for her sister, and would do anything to protect her sister and her mother. Whether they are words or phrases of the same sentence, an antithesis is used to create a stark contrast using two divergent elements that come together to create one uniform whole. However, just giving you test or homework answers wouldn't be helping you at all.
It's hard to get in, and if you aid someone on the outside, you get stabbed in the back. In The Hunger Games, the author uses appropriate setting, supplemental word choice, and an inexorable tone. Pignati's, and they pretend to be adults. Lesson Summary This lesson reviewed literary terms describing the figurative language that was used in Hunger Games. It is up to the reader to make a connection to the subject being mentioned. Strutted coveys the way and attitude she walks.
The author chooses to start the rising action very quickly and has a minimal exposition, so you have to learn the back story through Katniss's flashbacks. We get verbal irony a lot from Katniss and Haymitch, as they are both sarcastic characters. The origin of the word anecdote comes from the Greek Byzantine period, A. New York: Scholastic, 2008 2. They train in martial arts and with weapons; they never go hungry and thus are not malnourished like the tributes from other districts; they have more free time to increase their strength and agility; and the list goes on. Pignati misses her so much that he can't stand to admit she's really gone.
This was definitely a turning point for Katniss, she once again in her life had to block out emotion and focus on survival. So: does the Hunger Games capture a specific zeitgeist? It went too far and they resulted to visiting him. She is not as pretty as John. Let's learn more about different types of figurative language from this story. Katniss uses onomatopoeia when she narrates, 'R-i-i-i-p! Or at least, if such a thing occurred in a literary work, it would be either a a serious flaw, or b a kind of narrative disturbance that provokes thought, i. Katniss figures out how to break the force field by shooting it with an arrow in a weak spot, at the right moment, so nobody wins. Literature is difficult to define, perhaps impossible to define in a single sentence, and yet there must be some consistent constellation of elements that constitute literature.
Protagonist Antagonist -the leading character of a literary work -the person or thing that is working against the protagonist Author's Purpose -the author's reason for writing the piece of literature Ex. We of the literary tribe believe in clarity and brevity, but on the other hand we think by William Gaddis and are two of the greatest novels ever written. Many of the people in District 12 are starving and only a couple brave souls dare to go into the woods illegally to hunt for food. Metonymy and Synecdoche The arena of the Games is treated as a living entity that interacts with the tributes. During one of her flashbacks, she tells Peeta's story when they call his name for tribute pg. Year after year, they are the favorites to win the games for several reasons.