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Essay – Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Describe how an important event changes the life of one main character)

The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins. Part Two, The Hunger Games, where the violence changes her life and how the relationships she creates during the Hunger Games effect/change her life.INCLUDE ONE MORE IDEA

Peeta and Katniss had a relationship since the day Peeta saved Katniss's live, with a loaf of bread. “Its because he's being kind. Just as he was kind to give me the bread.” During the Hunger Games Katniss keep on having the urge to repay Peeta by saving his live. She saved Peeta's live, by looking after him when he saved Katniss's live yet again by sacrificing his leg so that Katniss can get away. Katniss used all her knowledge that she had learned from her mum about wounds, to keep Peeta alive during the end of the Hunger Games. Katniss then repayed Peeta for saving her live with a victory of The Hunger Games.

The relationships Katniss creates between her and Rue, during the Hunger Games are on of the many relationships that kept her alive. Her relationship with Rue helped her destroy the “Career Tributes” food source. This gave Katniss a big advantage to survival. Her relationship with Rue also got her a 'get away free' card with a tribute called “Thresh” who is from the same district as Rue, District 11, who could've killed her if he wanted. He let her go because of what Katniss did to Rues body when she died. Katniss decorated Rues body with flowers to show a sign of respect to tributes being killed and tried to embarrass   the Capitol for allowing the Hunger Games.

The violence during the Hunger Games is exiting and in the same time very dramatic and sad. The way they kill each other is horrific. For example when Rue is being killed Suzanne Collins describes the scene as, the tribute from District 1 drives his spear through Rue, which creates an horrifying dramatic image in the readers head. Katniss shot the boy from...

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