Katniss realizes that the Gamemakers are going to force the three remaining tributes together somehow soon. You'll be pulled in and under. The Reaping is a drawing that all of the districts children are entered in once they reach the age of twelve. Then she goes to find Rue. Katniss washes and puts on a blue dress formerly belonging to her mother. She even sells her kills to the Peacekeepers occasionally as well as the rest of the town. It also reveals how kindness, love and manipulation significantly affect our lives.
A moment later she hears a noise outside and finds a pot of broth sent from Haymitch. Out of these 24 teens, only one will survive. For one, that formula is designed to keep the people content, but the people of Panem are decidedly not content, at least not in the poor districts. It follows a teenager, Katniss Everdeen, as she fights to survive in a dystopian, futuristic America. The novel has a quite a number of characters, here is a list of 11 and the role they play in the overall plot of the story. President Snow The ruthless president of Panem and antagonist in the story. So many people have said that The Hunger Games are like Twilight.
Even better, the completed character map will help students review important details that they may have forgotten after they have finished reading. Collins was inspired to write Young Adult novels after working with fellow author James Proimos. . Katniss leaves Peeta in charge of foraging while she goes to hunt. Peeta offers to let Katniss kill him because of his love for her.
Snow hopes that Katniss will kill and betray as many other tributes as possible to stay alive, and thereby make herself unpopular. The Games are a fight to the death, the last tribute, as they are called, alive is the victor. It touches on family dynamics, on love, on hardships, violence, humanity, rebellion, and anything else you could ask for all in one book. There are 12 Districts inPanem, and they are all ruled by a harsh government; the Capitol. She does all this in the context of an all-out action-thriller told in straight-ahead yet subtle prose with a carefully calibrated level of edgy violence that never goes over the line.
Katniss gets stung a few times herself but is able to escape. More doctors see to her wounds and fix her hearing. During the Games, Katniss uses his love to her advantage, so that the wealthy audience can send her food and medicine. That night she receives a loaf of bread from sponsors who pooled their money in District eleven. Katniss feels like she has an everlasting debt to him and can't imagine the reality that she might have to kill him. After Katniss destroys the supplies she waits for Rue at the rendezvous, but she doesn't show up and Katniss starts looking for her. However, at the end of the book is it obvious that she will be unwillingly pulled into one.
Since that day, she has always associated this revelation with Peeta and secretly feels indebted to him. Neither Katniss nor Peeta will kill the other, so Katniss takes out the poisonous berries. When the careers come into sight her breath is taken away. However, Katniss volunteers to take her place in an act of selflessness. It is a girl, and Katniss could see the smoke from the fire she must have set in the sky.
She hugs them and Haymitch tells her she did a good job. Our main character is Katniss Everdeen, who volunteers in the place of her younger sister Primrose for District Twelve. Ever since the last rebellion, they have a yearly event called the Hunger Games. This disregard of the law is born not just out of necessity to provide for her family but out of a small need for defiance and a love of the forest. Peeta is the son of a baker and because of this Katniss assumes that he leads a more fortunate life than her.
A tribute with an bow and arrows dies and Katniss takes the weapon. The object is to attract sponsors. While Peeta is gone they mock him and a few ask why they must keep him around, they think that he can lead them to Katniss. The fence almost never had electricity running through it, but she always waited a bit and listened to check. John Lee A Must Read! The eat and mock the capitol and then return to their homes.
He is heartbroken, but goes along with the act. With moments to spare, the Capitol concedes, declaring them joint winners of the 74th Hunger Games! The Setting A post-apocalyptic tens of thousands of years in the future area of North America by the name of Panem. The object is to attract sponsors. Katniss hunts while Peeta gathered berries. A boy, the same age as her and who has helped her in the past. I feel that the trilogy cannot really be compared as the events follow on from each other and hence they follow a sequence of structured plots. Whether you relate to wanting to protect a younger sibling or you relate more to feeling powerless against the government, somewhere along the lines you will encounter someone or something that you can relate to.