Still, we think the film's popularity speaks to universal teen concerns about powerlessness and conformity. And maybe — just maybe — you should too. Katniss settles into her tree, eats the bread from District 11 and dozes, dreaming of Rue. She does her best to help him recover, but it isn't until Haymitch sends her a gift following a kiss she shares with him that she understands that playing up the romance angle could pay off. But Katniss has more at stake than just staying alive. Another topic sentence linking back to the essay topic.
When she uses the mines to explode the supplies, she is blown backwards and knocked out of commission for a few days. The Mockingjay pin she wears becomes a symbol of rebellion. The Capitol eliminated District 13 and continues to punish the other districts by making their children vulnerable each year. Like everyone, I read the series in under a week. I read this text beause it is a exercise for my english Reading Portfolio. Katniss is a tough-as-nails survivor with a rebellious streak a mile wide assets in the Hunger Games, needless to say. The Tribute Guide mainly covers what undergo before entering the arena, but also shines a clear spotlight on and.
Maybe you feel like you've got some autonomy and find the powers-that-be to be benevolent and attentive. Katniss hunts some more birds, building a fire to attract the other contestants, but no one takes the bait. You should make it very clear exactly where the essay is heading. If you need to clarify the meaning of keywords, consult a dictionary. While playing star-crossed lovers for the camera proves to be a powerful and effective strategy — what exactly happens when those cameras stop rolling? Bringing to the fore issues such as power, identity, celebrity, and politics, the novel manages to comment on both the dangers of totalitarian government and the perils of living in a celebrity-obsessed culture where reality shows make entertainment out of the grist of everyday lives. At first when I read it I was enraged that she could be so cold.
Peeta and Katniss threaten to commit dual suicide, which would ruin the Games, and they are hence awarded a dual victory. Governments should also respect and the people and avoid subjecting them to acts which are inhuman. Katniss lives with her mother and younger sister Prim in District 12, the poorest of the districts. One was dismantling the empire in the colonies. Only one person will live. Then this is a book for you. They are fetched by the Capitol representatives, and separated for a long period of recovery.
Katniss even votes in support of another Hunger Games, this time featuring the children of the elites who have been overcome. Reflects on what has been learned after reading and formulates ideas, opinions, and personal responses to texts 7. But their main challenge turns out not to be Cato, but several wolf-man creatures unleashed by the Gamemakers, creatures reanimated from the corpses of dead tributes. Class on Fire: Using the Hunger Games Trilogy to Encourage Social Action. That brought the dystopia a lot closer to home.
Unlike Katniss, Peeta is a bit of a softy, is great at decorating cakes, and is very much infatuated with his co-tribute, Katniss. The medicine cures Peeta, and they spend more time growing closer in the cave. This same layout would be printing multiple times to create the packet for each reading day. During the reaping, two teenagers, known as tributes, from each district are chosen to participate in the Hunger Games. With all the violence and gore and killing of people on live television, these books have been nothing less than a best-selling sensation.
A bunch of grim, powerless teens being forced to spend long periods of time in a closed environment they can't leave, subjected to oppressive arbitrary rules dictated by adults, locked in a punishing social hierarchy, being scrutinized and judged every minute, in constant competition with their peers. Whoever that wins the battle enables the district from which they hail from to obtain some goodies which they take to the people in the community. The best way to do this is by incorporating short, direct quotations from the text into your own sentences. Although they pretend to follow the orders of the president Katniss takes that opportunity to fuel rebellion. The Capitol people treat the people from the Districts in a cruel and unjust way.
Set in a post-apocalyptic future North America, follows the adventures of Katniss Everdeen, a dirt-poor teenager who becomes a hero after victory in a life-or-death televised gladiator-style contest that's obsessively watched, Truman Show-style, all over the country. You summarise your main arguments and say how they, as a whole, answer your question. Like Katniss or or , for that matter , teens can feel powerless in a world where adults make the rules and they have to comply. The parallels of their behavior post-victory with the actions of their former dictators are made clear. The novel opens with an introduction to Katniss, one of the main characters and protagonists of the novel.