There are many examples of how the Capitol controls the people of Panem such as the Hunger Games, Reality TV, and control of food. The Hunger Game is where children are forced to fight to death in the arena for entertainment. One girl and one boy aged 12-18 are chosen from each of the 12 districts. Katniss the protagonist of the novel sacrifices herself and volunteers for her sister who was picked as tribute at only the age of 12. “Look how we take your children and sacrifice them and there’s nothing you can do.
In The Hunger Games, government control worked differently by having the Capitol, as the government city, wealthy with unlimited access to food and supplies, while leaving each district fighting for food in different ways of making money such as mining, fishing, and farming. There are boundaries around each district that you are not allowed to travel out of resulting in death. The Government hosts the annual Hunger Games throwing two people, a boy and girl, from each district into a capitol made stadium in a fight to the death battle aired on television for entertainment. Our government is nothing like this but you can relate how the government makes the rules are if you do not follow them you are punished. There are a lot of laws that people disagree with but have to live with
The novel A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah is a book about the civil way in Sierra Leone which took place during the early 1990's all the way up until the early 2000's. During this civil war many human right were violated and some were even taken away from the innocent citizens of Sierra Leone by a group of men and children that called themselves the rebels. They were rebelling against the Sierra Leone government and their ways of showing their anger was by raiding villages and brutally attacking whoever was in the town at the time of attack. Then before they left the town they would burn down all the houses and buildings to ensure that no one could return to the village and survive. Some of the rights that were taken away from these citizens by the rebels were the right to life and the right to food and shelter for all.
While the drive for collectivized agriculture was a wide going trend, kulaks needed to be destroyed. Stalins way of doing this was complete taking away all food and grain that they grew. (Doc.6) However the Kulaks didn’t make it easy; they would kill and poison their animals, kill government officials, and collective farm activists. (Doc.5) They would burn their barns and destroyed machinery. By them doing this the Soviets now had a right to kill them, and that was done until there were no Kulaks left.
He is the bully. His motivation was to get a gun. Conflict The conflict is when Tyray gets into a fight with Darrell and Darrell breaks his arm. Discussiooon of themes He lost respect from all the kids in Bluford high so to get it back he thought getting a gun was a good idea. He got a gun and one night he waited for Darrell to come riding down the road on a bike and he tackled him..
The Hero’s Journey Report on “The Hunger Games” Joseph Campbell has written a “Hero’s Journey” which externally reflects the Greek civilization in its order and flexible society to take steps to become a greater Greek soldier. In Suzanne Collin’s novel “The Hunger Games,” the story of Katniss Everdeen, a girl from District Twelve in post-apocalyptic earth, faces many trials and terrors when she is sent to participate in the annual Hunger Games. “The Hero’s Journey” is seen all throughout this story, and is able to pin point the exact moments when Katnisses life turns upside down. Through out the book, we see Katniss transform from a barley-surviving citizen to the outer district to the heroin of the novel. Katnisses death is foreshadowed
Jack’s tribe of boys has degenerated completely into savages by killing and hunting their companions. The boys’ uncivilized ways of life lead them into degeneration into savaged men. The lord of the flies shows us what life would be like without rules & regulations being enforced. Even though Ralph tried really hard to stay organized and civilized the savage in the young boys had taken over their civilized mentality. What is this story really trying to tell us, if all these symbols mean something for
The Hunger Games is a story of a post-apocalyptic America divided into 12 districts. As punishment for a past revolution, two teenagers are chosen from each district to participate in a fight to the death. The main character, Katniss Everdeen, chooses to take her sister’s place in the games and embarks on an experience she could have never prepared for. However, under all the fighting and bloodshed, The Hunger Games has a deeper meaning of a people’s struggle living under an oppressor. By comparing scene portrayal, and the demise of characters, it is clear to see that the book, The Hunger Games, surpasses the movie.
He became absolutely obsessed with hunting and killing pigs. At first it really was just to feed all of the boys, but more towards the end of the story it was for the please of killing the pig to feel powerful and pure primeval. Allowing Jack to become this kind of monster was another mistake that the boys made. Because once he changed other boys started to follow until it was just Ralph and Piggy by themselves and all other boys were in Jack’s tribe. Of course then Piggy was killed.
The book “The Hunger Games” is about a society in which the citizens are sectioned off into 12 districts. The capitol does all they can to control them and one of the primary methods is the hunger games. In the hunger games the capitol annually enters all the children’s names ages 12-18 into a lottery, where one girl and one boy will be randomly selected to compete. The ones that are chosen will have to battle against each other till the death in treacherous conditions while the whole country of Panem watches on television. In the book the characters were revolutionary and took risk, they didn’t let the capitol (no matter how much they attempted to) control their every thought and action and sometimes stood up for what they believed was the