These books are completely awesome and if you are reading reviews then you probably already know what the books are about so need to go over old news! I'm not a fan of love triangles anyway, but this one seemed like more of an emotional knot than most. While there wasn't outright hatred between them, Katniss never completely forgave her mother for her weakness. Like other dystopias, the plot and characters are only vessels for exploring the themes, which is what the trilogy is really about. The next day, after telling that they need to leave the alliance, he tells her to wait because he believes Beetee has a plan. Physical Description Katniss in her Reaping clothes.
Panem is therefore a high-tech police state ruled by a powerful elite that seeks to keep the masses in poverty and subjugation. Yeah, it is definitely sad that happened after all of that pain and suffering, but would Katniss have made the choice to do what she did if that hadn't happened? The uniform was black body armor. After her younger sister, , was to participate in the , Katniss volunteered to take her place as the female from. Each year, a boy and a girl, between 12 and 18 years old, are selected from every district surrounding the Capitol. The workers are often rounded up in civilian camps where they are shown state-sponsored propaganda videos. It's also not really an action-packed adventure, although it does have quite a bit of that. In Catching Fire, Katniss chooses Gale.
The Careers run to the lake after being stung by the tracker jackers. Katniss at the snares station. The two continue to talk about President Snow's plan. Example: 1984 - A guy manages to escape government surveillance for a time which time he pretty much squanders and is eventually caught and tortured for his disobedience. However, Peeta has been into hating Katniss, and tries to strangle her to death upon their reunion.
Claudius Templesmith then again informs the two over a loudspeaker that there may only be one victor for the 74th Hunger Games, leaving the two together in the arena to fight each other to the death. Eventually, the people of District 12, including many who frequent the Hob, convince Thread to stop whipping. However, he proved his usefulness and reliability by reviving when he accidentally ran into a force field, and saved in the midst of a fight even though it meant he got wounded himself. Before Katniss's departure, she visits Johanna in the hospital. A rift develops between them in District 2, where Katniss is shocked by Gale's methods in securing the District.
In the arena, he joins forces with the Careers and encounters Katniss who is hiding in a tree. She goes to the rooftop and talks with Peeta. The Feast Katniss kisses Peeta in the cave to gain the support of sponsors. Prim begins giving Katniss advice during Mockingjay. This, along with her ability to make a fishhook out of seemingly nothing, most likely contributed to her victory.
As punishment for their insubordination, the twelve districts of Panem must offer to the Capitol one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 to be part of The Hunger Games. But reading what is being said in the mass media about The Hunger Games, it seems there is an even more important question up for debate: Are you Team Peeta or Team Gale? If you're asking about only the first book then:. Katniss feels helpless when she is left out of the rescue mission. It was good, but seeing the movie first as well as the sheer predictability of it weakened the emotional intensity of it for me. She discovers that the food is protected by landmines with the help of , the tribute and shoots a sack that spills apples onto the ground, setting off all of the landmines.
There's a horde of deep moral questions raised that aren't resolved when the 1st book ends. The winning district also receives parcels of food from the Capitol for a year. What's the point of talkin I really feel these books need to be evaluated together, as they are meant to be read together. Katniss is worried about Peeta, but Prim comforts her and tells her President Snow wouldn't kill him because he needs him. When they realized they were being played, the Capitol ceased using the jabberjays and abandoned them to die off in the wild. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.
They later discover the Capitol sees this as an act of rebellion. Prim comforts Katniss and they are informed by Plutarch that Peeta was brainwashed by the Capitol and is receiving all the treatment they can give him. Katniss leaves and is angry with Gale. To preserve the fragile social order, the Capitol relies on a massive police force that is always ready repress any kind of uprising. She nearly dies of thirst before she finds a small pond to drink from, stumbling onto it while she camoflauges her bright orange backpack with mud so that it wouldn't draw too much attention. That was something else that kept me reading: the speed of the novels never lets up, and each installment is just as exciting as the last.
After seeing the movie, I knew much of what to expect in the book, although I have to say that it was nice to see some of the things I'd inferred from the action of the movie laid out explicitly in the book. Third person stories leave any character open to plot-driven dismissal, but they lack the immediacy and intimacy of the first-person. But I did enjoy Harry Potter because it wasn't a completely unrecognizable world but instead a parallel universe. Since the only thing she was good at was hunting, suggested fashion designing. She then covered her in flowers, sparking a rebellion in the Districts against the Capitol the people who made the Hunger Games and rule over the districts.
Catching Fire is actually pretty good. Katniss and Gale go hunting together like the old times, and they both enjoy it until they get in an argument over the fact that she cares for her prep team. Why would people say those things? Katniss talks about Peeta's broadcast from last night and questions why no one is talking about it. Haymitch steps in and holds her up and shouts at Romulus since she has a photo-shoot next week. Every victor wore a blue jumpsuit, and a belt that was also a flotation device. Every year because of a previous rebellion against the Capitol, to show everyone who is in charge they created The Hunger Games. Katniss is almost killed in the bloodbath when aims a knife at her head.