Huger Games Essay

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In a nation called Panem, which exists in the land once known as North America, there are 12 districts. Previously, there were 13, but because of the start of a revolt against The Capitol, the 13th district was eliminated. Because of this attempted revolt, The Capitol holds the annual Hunger Games. The Hunger Games are literally a fight to the death in which each of the 12 districts sends in two tributes, one male and one female. Being entered into the Games means either fortune and fame or unavoidable death. KatnissEverdeen turns out to be the female tribute and PeetaMellark is the male tribute from District 12. Setting: The Hunger Games takes place sometime in the future (seeing as there are hovercrafts and other gadgets that do not exist yet).In the beginning, the book takes place in District 12. District 12 is where coal is mined, and therefore, it is described as having a layer of soot and coal dust over most things. It is also said that District 12 is where modern-day Appalachia is. The Games: Most of the book takes place at the arena in which the Hunger Games take place. Every year, the Games are in a different arena. This year, the Games take place in an arena in which there is a lake, streams, wooded areas, and a field in which Katniss and almost all of the other tributes are afraid To enter. My favorite character is Haymitch , Haymitch is Katniss and Peeta's trainer. He competed in The Hunger Games before and barely won. He's a scruffy looking, beat up, and tired looking alchoholic. Haymitch is my favorite character because he really cares about everyone and everything despite his outward disdain. Gale Hawthorne:Katniss’ best friend.Katniss describes him as “the only person with whom I can be myself” .He is the oldest of his siblings and is supporting himself, his younger siblings, and his widowed mother by working in the coal mines.He is

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