They manipulate the game by faking a romance, and out-maneuvering their opponents and Capitol politicians to become joint winners of the Hunger Games. Why might this action upset the Capitol? His idea for her costume for the opening ceremony is to set her a blaze. Instead she goes for a pack and almost gets her self killed. When they were younger, he would offer Katniss burnt bread because she was starving and could not afford to buy. The people in the Capitol live a life of luxury and leisure. The two make a triumphant return to District 12, though dark clouds hang over their future. Katniss slides under the fence and heads out into the woods, fetching her hidden bow and arrow along the way.
An additional entry is given to each person until they reach the age of eighteen — at which point they are no longer eligible for the reaping. 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. District 12 is part of a post-apocalyptic, dystopian society called Panam, in what was the United States. The story is centered on a 16-year-old girl, Katniss Everdeen and her struggle for survival in dystopia. Cinna puts her in a gown which reflects the light, in such a way, as to make her look like she is on fire. The pair seemed to be on the run from the authorities, who caught up with them. The expectation is that the Hunger Games be treated as a spectacle, a great source of entertainment that all citizens are obliged to follow as audience.
She knows her skill with a bow and arrow, along with her hunting prowess, give her at least a fighting chance of winning the Games. Katniss and Prim embrace, and Gale has to pull Prim away from Katniss. The two are able to take out the Career Tributes' food supply, which totally infuriates their leader, Cato. Katniss explains how Foxface had been stealing food from the others and how she must have thought the berries were safe because Peeta had collected them in his stash. They all fight to the death in an arena until there is one winner. What are the Hunger Games? Prim protests her sister taking her place, but is overruled as Gale takes hold of her, so Katniss can reach the stage to be introduced to the crowd as one of the tributes for District 12.
It follows a teenager, Katniss Everdeen, as she fights to survive in a dystopian, futuristic America. Instead of killing each other, katniss grabs poisonous berries and they decide to eat them together, so they would both die. It is from this question that the novel's most extreme social statement becomes apparent, a statement that indicts not only the brutal Capitol for Panem's injustice, but in fact all of society itself. Katniss starts to feel a little hope. In the center of the arena lies the Cornucopia, a giant golden horn that contains survival tools like tents and weapons. 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.
All that just leaves Katniss annoyed. Katniss washes and puts on a blue dress formerly belonging to her mother. She cannot believe her ears, she is sure they got the score wrong, but Effie and the others are ecstatic for her. She is feisty, a survivor, loyal, soft and loving person. Summary: Chapter 3 Katniss is escorted into the Justice Building and left in a room.
He recalls the shining Capitol ringed by thirteen districts, and how the Dark Days came, a time when the districts rose up against the Capitol; twelve districts were defeated, and the thirteenth was completely destroyed. The back of her jacket gets burned. Feel free to assign this activity with a set number of cells in mind; this may help students organize their thoughts more effectively. Peeta shows up, and he is dressed identically. She has a tracking device implanted in her arm, so the Gamemakers can keep track of her.
Even better, the completed character map will help students review important details that they may have forgotten after they have finished reading. It turns out that the streams and ponds in the area have also run dry, meaning that the Gamekeepers are forcing the remaining competitors to gather by the lake. Is this all just a strategy to gain audience support and sponsors? When Katniss grabs her bag, she barely misses a second knife that results in a s … mall cut on her forehead. This year, Katniss' name has been entered 20 times, and Gale's has been entered 42 times. What does she decide she will never do if she survives, and why does she decide this? 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. This got their undivided attention. In later chapters, fire will become Katniss's symbol in the Games.
Chapter 11- The tributes have to stand on their platforms for sixty seconds, or else they get blown up. The last remaining hairs are plucked clean by her prep team Octavia, Flavius, and the aforementioned Venia - all decked out with crazy hair and dyed skin , and they call in her head stylist, Cinna. After he's cleaned up he's still week. The Games illustrate how thoroughly Panem citizens are at the mercy of the Capitol, since it keeps them subdued by making them complicit in the atrocities as audience. He reveals that he asked specifically for District 12. She mentions that she never wants to have children of her own.
After this, Katniss teams up with Rue, a tiny girl from District 11 who reminds her of her sister Prim. It is in this moment she realizes Peeta is not as nice as she thought and he will kill her if possible, because he is going to try to survive the Games. The Hunger Games Part 3 The last part of the book is centered on the final moments of the games. All she could think about was she couldn't live without him, so she was willing to die with him. The Gamemakers are tiered of watching all the contestants, and most of them are drunk. When teaching The Hunger Games, the book has many correlations and similarities to events in history.