The Hunger Games will appeal to teens, ages 13 and up. In The Hunger Games creator Suzanne Collins has made a captivating tragic world. Catching Fire Main article: Catching Fire is the second installment in the series, released on September 1, 2009. An extremely large boy who hides in the grassy fields and poses great challenge to the Careers. He is killed by Brutus in the final day of the game, finishing 8th overall. A very self-reliant woman, after her husband is killed in the same mining accident that killed Katniss's father, she takes up work doing people's laundry.
When an earthquake broke a dam, the arena was flooded. Mitchell is kicked into a net of barbed wire by a raging Peeta and subsequently killed by a black tar-like substance. Atala The head trainer at the Training Center. Katniss's prep team only appears in the first two films except for Venia, who only appears in the first ; their roles in the final two films are filled by Effie. Katniss describes him as having a smell of blood and roses in his breath.
As a result, Haymitch suffers from. It is fitting, too, that his name is Thresh, which means to separate seeds and grains by beating, since he comes from the agriculture district and chooses to live in the grassy field in the Hunger Games arena. In the fighting, the Capital destroyed the mysterious District 13, the home of nuclear development in Panem. He, like Katniss, was able to sing to the birds so beautifully that even they would stop and listen. The book states that Rory is 12, Vick is 10, and Posy is 5. HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others. Poor people often need tesserae to survive, so the children of the poor end up having their names entered numerous times.
During training, she spent most of her time working on the plants section. Will Katniss have the heart to kill Peeta and vice versa, or will they both survive? Katniss is at Madge's house when she first hears of the uprisings in District 8 on the mayor's television in his room. Katniss, however, has to act like she's in love with him in order to get sponsors which keeps both of them alive in the Games. In Mockingjay, the two were glad to be able to be with each other after Katniss made a request to keep Buttercup for Prim's sake. He disappears abruptly the day Thread comes to take his place and there is no further word of his fate. Marketing Google AdSense This is an ad network. When Katniss is challenged by the idea of being the Mockingjay, Prim wakes up from her sleep and asked her what she will do, and telling her that she knows how much her mother can hear.
A sly and witty man, Cinna is clever with his fingers and even smarter in his mind. Enjoying their last moments before they must both report to the town square to find out who will be chosen as this year's tributes, Gale suggests they run away together. She presumably dies during the District 12 bombings, as she is not mentioned among the 10% of the population who manage to reach District 13. Later, the goat is given to Primrose and named Lady. When Rue is killed, Katniss places flowers around her body as an act of defiance toward the Capitol. However, Katniss volunteers to take her place in an act of selflessness. Her death will be painful for Katniss and at the same time be an inspiration and motivation for her to fight on and beat the regime.
The Hunger Games are an annual tradition directed by the Capitol rulers, not only to amuse the citizens but also to preserve control over the districts by demonstrating the Capitol's dominance. Aurelius does not appear in the film series. Katniss was heart broken and became depressed enough to attempt suicide by trying to starve herself to death and wept many times after Prim was killed in a bombing that could have been from one of Gale's bombs. Summary: Chapter 3 Katniss is escorted into the Justice Building and left in a room. Though she is a nice girl, her privileges — exemplified in this moment by a small gold pendant she wears, which is very valuable — rub Gale the wrong way and he speaks rudely to her about her chances of being chosen as a tribute.
Google Charts This is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. Vimeo Some articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. Her father died while she was 11, which left her mum depressed and incapable of taking care of Katniss and her sister. Thread makes major changes to District 12 by adding new gallows, stocks, and a whipping post, as well as enforcing curfew. Chapters 1—3 Summary: Chapter 1 Katniss Everdeen, who tells her story in the first person, wakes up. Since the rebellion, society has significantly stratified, particularly in terms of economic and social caste. Her animals are Buttercup, a cat, as well as Lady, a goat.
They rebelled once and lost, but things seem to have only gotten worse. Castor is killed by the , with Finnick and Homes, while Pollux survives and assists Cressida to document the war destruction after the war's end. Johanna is part of the committee that votes whether to hold one last Hunger Games using the Capitol's children: she votes yes. The country consists of a wealthy Capitol city, located in the , surrounded by twelve originally thirteen poorer districts ruled by the Capitol. Two days after Katniss kills Coin, Paylor becomes President of Panem.
She is to fight in the Capitol with Katniss although not as a sharpshooter—being from an area where lumber is the main export, her main weapon is the axe but during training in District 13 she panics when the training arena is deliberately flooded, as she has developed a fear of water as a result of her Capitol torture being soaked in water and given electric shocks. Having so much money, they first thought to get Prim a hairbrush or cloth for a dress, but decided instead to buy a goat that had been injured. She also killed President Alma Coin. She destroys the force field containing the Games arena, and is rescued along with a few surviving tributes by members of an underground rebellion organized by the supposedly destroyed District 13. Though she doesn't have brute strength or knowledge of weapons, she could outsmart everyone in the arena. Her feelings for Peeta will be exploited for the games, which are aired across all the districts.
She was evidently close to her siblings and had some hunting skill. Katniss sees moments from Finnick's life pass before her eyes as he dies. Though initially hesitant, she eventually consents to help Katniss and effectively replaces the role of Katniss's prep team, who do not appear beyond the second film. Prim's last word ever in the book is Katniss. Her affection for him is unmistakable, though she insists there is nothing romantic between them. Katniss assassinates her with an arrow during Snow's execution because she realizes Coin will be a horrible dictator as well.