For the Hunger Games, the start of violence is when two people, a boy and a girl, gets selected, from each of the 12 districts, out of a box at the reaping to see who would join the Hunger Games that year. The Hunger Games is when 12 girls and 12 boys from all of the districts go into an arena to fight to their death. The two contestants train and try to gain sponsors. After training, they are sent into the Hunger Games to fight the battle between life and death. In this society, we never would have actual reality show where people would really die, but its basically what’s going on, people are acting as if it‘s a game.
Competitors are forced to kill each other in order to survive and there may only be one winner. Katniss Everdeen is the tribute competing from District 12 after stepping in for her younger sister who was chosen to compete. She is then forced into the arena and forced to fight for her survival while everyone at home watches on their televisions. My favorite character is Haymitch , Haymitch is Katniss and Peeta's trainer. He competed in The Hunger Games before and barely won.
Joseph Alvarez Period 4 September 6, 2012 Ms. Wu Pride and Prejudice and Zombies In the book Pride and Prejudice and Zombies the man character Elizabeth has to fight for survival from a mysteries plague from an English village of Meryton. The plague turns people that have died to zombies. She is determined to stop the plague but meets a haughty and arrogant Mr. Darcy in her mission to wipe out the zombie menace. In the beginning Elizabeth meets a boy named Darcy and is attracted to him, then wants to go a ball with him. During the ball zombies start coming out of the windows killing the people there but luckily Elizabeth could fight against zombies with her dagger from her dress to slash through zombies till the finally got out of the ball.
The theme of this child’s story is that hard work really does pay off. Both the first and second pigs threw their shelters together as quickly as they can, so they could play. Many little kids hate work, I know I did. Who wants to work if you can play? The third pig however, is older
Every time I put down a bash of breaded chicken down to fry, the odor of it came rushing on my clothes, hair and everywhere else. Also cleaning the fryer at the end of the night was the most hated part of my job. My sneakers were alway dirty from the grease spilling on the floor. I hated it when I went home smelling like fried chicken and feeling disgusting from the grease. My second responsibility became washing pots and pans.
My fingers trembled with fear as my stomach lurched from hunger, but that wasn’t a new feeling for us, the people in District twelve. It was the reaping today, which only means one thing, life or death. In punishment for the uprising, each of the twelve districts are made to provide one girl and one boy of the ages between twelve and eighteen. The twenty-four tributes are imprisoned in an arena and have to fight and kill each other to stay alive. My sister, Katniss, at the age of sixteen, her name will be in the reaping twenty times.
(Kirszner and Mandell 40-42). They were ready to gun down their fellow classmates and teachers, and got absolute pleasure seeing their victims suffer and die (41). After killing 12 students, 1 teacher, and injuring 21 people, (Jennifer Rosenberg 1) Klebold and Harris aimed the guns to their heads and pulled the trigger, reenacting their favorite video game “Postal”. Leo believes that our society thrives off violence and our young people are only interested in games where people die. And with unstable adolescents and teens playing these types of games, violent behavior is found to be more likely and could have possibly caused the murders at Columbine High School where Eric and Dylan attended.
They do this by forcing each district to send a tribute; one boy and one girl from every district into the annual Hunger Game, in which they will fight until there is only a single winner left standing and it is all televised on live TV. In the Hunger Games, the psychological punishment in the dystopian society allows you as the reader to understand that contemporary issues like poverty, mistrust of one another, hunger, dehumanization, all being used by the government as weapons. The physical punishment is fear, as well as corporal punishment. Psychological Punishment: The first psychological punishment is poverty, in the Seam, Katniss is left to be the provider when her father is killed in the coal mines. She needs to keep her family alive; so she begins to hunt in the woods nearby.
The two shooters were avid gamers; they were fans of the game Doom. This game consisted of one player trying to fight off demon like characters. The levels in the game were called episodes. The third and final episode was titled “Hell.” Their fixation on these video games and the violence in them desensitized them to the point of them plotting out this horrible massacre and acting out in aggression. Just like these two kids, Michael Hernandez mimicked his killing from something he had seen.
The Hunger Games: A Feminist Approach to Katniss Everdeen, the Girl on Fire Suzanne Collins’ novel The Hunger Games is set in the country of Panem—a post-apocalyptic version of North America. The title itself refers to the Capitol’s event known as the Hunger Games—a gladiatorial style fight-to-the-death battle between twenty-four randomly selected teenagers from the twelve Districts of Panem—broadcasted live on television as entertainment for the Capitol and as a reminder to the Districts of the totalitarian government’s ultimate power. Katniss Everdeen becomes the female tribute from District 12 when she volunteers to take her younger sister’s place; though she is from one of the poorest regions and not a likely victor, she proves to be a tough survivor with her bow and arrows, strong attitude, and determined defiance as she lands a victory for both Peeta—the male tribute from her District—and herself. Webster’s New College Dictionary defines feminism as “a doctrine advocating for women the same rights granted men, as in political and economic status” (420). Taking a feminist stance means supporting equality of the sexes; women can do what men do and vice versa.