Eventually Katniss figures out that Peeta really is in love with her — he wasn't acting at all — and he figures out that she wasn't ever in love with him. Katniss and Peeta keep up the star-crossed lovers routine for the post-games reunion and interview, knowing that this is the only way to keep from being punished by the Capitol for the rebellious trick with the poisonous berries. Each year, the twelve districts must send two representatives, a girl and a boy, to participate in the Hunger Games. While no particularly event is mentioned to have started the war, it can be assumed that since the rebel forces were led by District 13, the then center of the Capital's military-industrial complex, they were the ones likely responsible in instigating the start of the conflict. Every region has its own claim to fame that advantages the Capitol.
And her tendency to inadvertently create problems can spark many conversations about whether she was right or wrong and whether she stayed true to who she is. At the point when Prim's name is called, Katniss instantly volunteers to take her place as a tribute from District 12 to the Hunger Games. She doesn't lose her concentration in the sun or trying to figure out what Peeta is trying to tell her. They go back to the Training Center and Katniss is kept alone for days while she recuperates. Level of Change: Moderate, as the eyes really freak Katniss out and make the arena even more ghoulish. The victor of these Games is unknown.
Rue A 12-year-old girl tribute from District 11. She also mentioned another year possibly the 70th Hunger Games where the food supply was washed away in a flood caused by the Gamemakers. This timeline is intended for an audience that has already read the book. This lasted until the top 5 tributes. We stand, our backs pressed together, our empty hands locked tight. After Rue's death, the announcer, wanting to bring back the romance story between Peeta and Katniss, changes the rules of the game: two people from a single district can now win.
Fortunately, the announcer comes back on before they can kill themselves, and says that they win. It is known that the Capitol liberally used horrifying organic weapons called to harass rebel forces. The Hunger Games Book Summary — Theme The novel is set in a dystopian kind of world. If the Gamemakers feel that there has not been enough bloodshed recently, they will invite all of the tributes to the Cornucopia for a feast. Due to the darkness of the story, it is best suited for teens and adults rather than tweens, although many younger kids have read the book or seen the movie or both. Katniss is not very in touch with her mushy side. He is wounded and camouflaged in the muddy bank of a stream.
Sponsors Main article: A sponsor gift. Movie version: A note comes with each gift though there are less gifts shown , making it easier to keep Haymitch's thoughts in the narrative. Furthermore, it makes Katniss the driving force behind the symbol as opposed to the simply the wearer of it, making her complicit in its power throughout, as opposed to being swept up by events larger than her. There is pomp and color, a complete contrast to gloom in the districts. Good or Bad Change: Bad, because they only did it to set up the sequels.
Katniss and Peeta were both the victors, the first and only time this happened. The authorities are furious at being made fools of, and the only way to try to allay their anger is to pretend that her actions were because of her love for Peeta. Peeta is angry and hurt, but as they arrive back in District 12, they hold hands one more time to greet the crowd and cameras. They are very carefully examined and checked for any hidden triggers. The Capitol would use the decimated ruins of District 13 as propaganda to showcase the consequences for rebelling against the government. The advancing rebels send in , including Prim.
She remembers Peeta and the kindness he demonstrated toward her when they were children, giving her a burnt piece of bread so that she wouldn't starve. Peeta, Annie, and Beetee voted against it while Johanna, Enobaria, Katniss, and Haymitch voted for it - though Katniss and Haymtich voted yes so President Coin would believe she had Katniss on her side. Katniss and Haymitch cast the deciding votes in favor of the scheme. Good or Bad Change: Good, as it gives a more nuanced version of what other tributes are going through. It is mentioned that the rebels at some point during the war attempted a mass invasion of the Capitol itself by scaling the. Taking advantage of the situation, Cato attacks Peeta, but Katniss and Peeta manage to push him over the edge. The frantic voice of Claudius Templesmith shouts above them.
Archived from on December 4, 2010. Cornucopia Bloodbath Main article: The bloodbath is what starts the excitement in the Games. The previous and present state of their relationship will be revealed throughout the book. Through her aptitude with a bow and her capacity to track and catch rabbits and squirrels, her family has possessed the capacity to survive. Two tributes are drawn in each of the 12 districts, and those tributes are sent to an arena where they fight until only one tribute remains alive. However, they can choose to add their name more times in exchange for , which is a small ration of oil and grain. These Games were considered unsatisfying in the eye of the Capitol for all the bloodless deaths and lack of action, therefore giving a certain chance of having means to make a fire in following Games.