Originally District 2 only specialised in stone cutting and mining, but after the Dark Days war it also was tasked with weapons production. He also told Katniss the real motive behind District 13's kindness; due to a pox epidemic years prior, many of 13's natives were killed off, and most of the survivors were left infertile. Visiting tributes, who have grown up with the constant threat of starvation and poverty, are shocked by what they consider wasteful decadence in the Capitol. Shortly after the abrupt end of the 75th Hunger Games and during the opening hours of the second rebellion, District 12 was destroyed by the Capitol, using firebombs. Each quarter, the current President selects the rule change from a box of numbered, sealed envelopes and reads it aloud on live television. The district's public presentation is that of stone quarries, but it also manufactures weaponry, makes trains, and supplies Peacekeepers.
Panem was later led by after the war. From the attack on the hydroelectric dam during the second rebellion, it is implied that there are only a handful of power facilities, given the Capitol's limited ability to supply power to the city. Katniss also shoots an arrow at the force field to destroy it in the same Quarter Quell. Wiress-The female tribute from District 3. Time in the Capitol is also spent courting the cameras; on the eve of the Games, each tribute dresses formally and appears on television for an interview, where they attempt to attract Sponsors by being charismatic.
Here lives President Snow and the government that controls the districts and holds the annual Hunger Games. During and after the Games, Katniss develops genuine feelings for Peeta and struggles to reconcile them with what she feels for Gale. District 12 is set in the Appalachians, and these mountains are known not for arrow-propelling bows, but for the music-making mouth bow. Marvel is killed by Katniss after he kills Rue. District 9 is responsible for grain.
Snow announces a special 75th edition of the Hunger Games—known as the —in which Katniss and Peeta are forced to compete with other past victors, effectively canceling the wedding. These mutts are responsible for the deaths of Finnick Odair, Jackson, Castor, and Homes by beheading them on the wild chase. But together, they're a revolution. In the Seventy-fifth Hunger Games, District 2's tributes were and. In Appalachia — home to District 12 — bows make music too. It is also suggested that Avoxes are charged with the day-to-day maintenance of the Capitol and work shifts in the Transfer network under the city. Katniss hunts it in the first book of the series.
The novels were all well received. But the metaphor gets more complicated because of the Ancient Roman influences of Panem. Basically, bow players plucks the bowstring while using his mouth as. This proved to be an important location for Katniss' allies. That is, until the Dark Days -- an uprising of the districts against the Capitol. Its two tributes in the 74th Hunger Games die in the initial bloodbath. Due to the nature of its industry, District 1 considered the wealthiest district, the only other wealthier place being the Capitol itself.
Rather than commenting on the fictional Panem, it instead comments the real United States in the ways described above, thus offering a valuable criticism of modern culture in the U. Catching Fire was praised for improving upon the first book. . Finnick was an important ally of Katniss Everdeen in the Quarter Quell. This forces the authorities to concede just in time to save their lives. Each District's tributes are then put in horse-drawn chariots and attempt to impress Capitol citizens while they ride down the Avenue of the Tributes. She placed 12th in the novel and 11th in the movie.
Seventy-four years before the start of the story, a was waged against the Capitol, led by District 13 which was a center of. The Games consist of a -style combat fought amongst twenty-four teenagers tributes aged 12—18, with one boy and one girl chosen by from each district except for District 13. The district is now said to be uninhabitable with the ruins supposedly still smoldering from the toxic bombs dropped upon it. This is particularly cruel to Haymitch; with his being the only living victor of District 12 prior to the 74th Hunger Games, he has to personally mentor all of the following District 12 tributes only to watch them die in the games. Wiress often doesn't finish her sentences; Beetee sometimes finishes them for her. Figures such as and came onto the national stage to fight the Red Coats British soldiers that began invading the shores.
The name Panem derives from the Latin phrase panem et circenses, which literally translates into 'bread and circuses'. A plump person is envied because they aren't scraping by like the majority of us. Due to this extravagant lifestyle, it is rare for Capitol citizens to join the Peacekeepers, as it requires its soldiers to avoid marriage for twenty years and is often considered a punishment to avoid spending time in jail. He is an inventor, and is proficient in using wire as a weapon, usually in combination with electricity. The most frequent punishment consists of , but can include the and for the most serious crimes. The name is the word for bread, and the name was derived from the Latin saying , referring to how the gave up their power in decision making for entertainment and food.
District 2 has a central mountain in the midst of it; this mountain contains the command and control apparatus for the Capitol's defences. During the colonial period, a huge chunk of North America was also split into thirteen colonies: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Virginia. Katniss, however, decides to go to the Capitol to kill Snow, pretending that Coin gave her that mission. District 13 is a week away from District 12 on foot. Glimmer is eventually killed by tracker jackers mutant wasps , which were dropped on the Careers by. Rue was the youngest of the bunch and became best friends with Katniss in the arena, she was killed by Marvel, whom Katniss killed right after.
Not every district gets the same share of screentime in The Hunger Games series, but each one is still important to the Second Rebellion, either as an ally or an enemy. According to the Mockingjay podiums, District 9 has 5 victors. As residents do not generally face extreme poverty and malnutrition as is done in more impoverished districts, their tributes are generally healthy and strong. Technological advances also influenced Panem fashions. Katniss Everdeen is played by Jennifer Lawrence, Peeta Mellark is played by Josh Hutcherson, and Gale Hawthorne is played by Liam Hemsworth. Thresh was killed by Cato we assume since it was never truly stated. The venom targets the part of the brain that controls fear and confusion and is used to distort the victim's memories.