Cinna has another idea, he wants to focus on what coal provides, which is fire. She wonders if Peeta is alive, then checks the contents of the backpack. The Hunger Games trilogy takes place in an unspecified. It's an embarrassing moment, especially because all of this is being recorded and televised throughout Panem. Poor people often need tesserae to survive, so the children of the poor end up having their names entered numerous times. Yet the Capitol is so proficient at shrouding the Games in ritual and tradition — see the ceremony of the reaping for myriad examples — that this brutality becomes the linking social force. The woods pg 9 is a symbol of freedom.
These are the people who watch every training session and with whom they will have a private session at the end of the training period. The Hunger Games Triology is a science fiction novel series written by Suzanne Collins. Katniss's ranking of an eleven could indicate many things: that the Gamemakers truly recognize her skill, or that they are trying to punish her for shooting at them by putting a target on her back by ranking her highest. They are at the edge of the district, which is enclosed by a high fence, and Katniss often crawls under the fence and enters the woods outside, where she forages and hunts. Katniss is responsible for feeding her mother, sister, and herself, because her father died in a mining explosion. Throughout her time in the arena, she will find that displays of emotion, rather than stoic commitment, bring rewards.
During their time, she learns that the little girl from District 12 is named and notices Rue seems interested in them. While she's off competing, Gale promises to take care of her family and to continue doing so if she doesn't return. If you are reading my review and have not read the book, I can tell you that it is wonderful and good for both men and women. Katniss slides under the fence and heads out into the woods, fetching her hidden bow and arrow along the way. Katniss is an avid hunter, something she learned from her father. The population, forced to watch these games, nevertheless revels in them to the point that they no longer question the brutality. Katniss recognizes a young woman with red hair and blurts out that she knows her but quickly feels guilt and anxiety as she remembers where she knows this woman from.
Effie Trinket Effie Trinket, an employee of the Capital, acts as Katniss's and Peeta's escort leading up to the Hunger Games. It contains a sleeping bag, a little food, a bottle of iodine for purifying water, an empty bottle, and some other items. She gets up there, drops it and leaves as fast as she can. Chapter 9- The next day is the interviews, Katniss spends 4 hours with Effie going over walking and waving. She shows the capitol how people can still be united though the meaning of the hunger games is to drive them apart. She gets ready and meets the others for dinner, which is served by people dressed in white tunics. She is the only one standing between her family living or starving.
However, Panem uses a system wherein children can enter their names extra times in exchange for tesserae, vouchers for a year's worth of meager grain and oil. Katniss returns home to get ready for The Reaping. When she's there the first girl is runs to grab her pack and gets away quickly. She finds a hanging bag of apples and shoots at it. Haymitch also tells them they are never to leave each other's side during the training sessions. Though a mention of Prim drives her back to her tense hatred, she makes it through the interview well and sits to watch Peeta. His idea for her costume for the opening ceremony is to set her a blaze.
Her family was starving to death, which in the Seam is not an unusual occurrence. Finally, Katniss reveals what she did in the private session, and everyone at the table stops eating. Poor people often need tesserae to survive, so the poor have their names entered numerous times. Even your career is determined for you. She gets dressed to go hunting for the day. The trilogy has been distinguished by its masterful pastiche of adolescent coming of age tale and bleak dystopia. The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins 2008 1.
The poorest of the districts, District 12 is largely neglected by the Capital. I've been deliberately vague to avoid spoilers - multiple posts online meant that a lot of the time I knew exactly what was coming, and that did color my enjoyment to some degree. Chapter 4- On the train, they have dinner with Haymitch, and Effie. In fact, it seems that she has eschewed passion and tenderness ever since her father's demise. They rebelled once and lost, but things seem to have only gotten worse. The Hunger Games is a nationally televised event in which the tributes must fight to the death in an entirely man-made outdoor arena, completely and remotely controlled by the Capitol, until there is one tribute left standing. In the morning they will leave for the arena.
After her Gale comes in, all he does is hold her. She learned these trades from her father, a man she loved dearly but who was killed in a mine explosion five years before the novel starts. The Hunger Games are characterized as an annual celebration in the capitol and reminder to the districts of the power in which the capitol holds over the twelve districts. Pressures of real life mean a book this length would normally take me 6 months! Gale points out the inequality of the system and is quite angered by it. She never thanked him for the bread. The rest of the time spent in the Training arena is spent in basic silence.
She is also in charge of choosing the names of the tributes out of the hat. The trilogy illustrates the rebellion against the Capitol of Katniss, her friends as well as the 13 districts. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games. The people in the districts are controlled by the officials in Capitol. Katniss and Peeta say their goodbyes to Haymitch and Effie.