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Hunger Games Movie vs. Book Essay

  • Submitted by: Mcintoshm16
  • on September 27, 2012
  • Category: English
  • Length: 824 words

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The Hunger Games is the first book of it’s trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. This book is about a place called Panem. In the book the mayor reads Panems history “ He lists the disasters, the droughts, the storms, the fires, the encroaching seas that swallowed up so much of the land, the brutal war for what little sustenance remained. The result was Panem a shining Capitol ring by thirteen districts.” After the formation of thirteen districts several of them started the rebellions against the Capitol government that ruled over them. This resulted in many deaths for the Capitol and the districts but in the end the Capitol defeated twelve of the districts and completely destroying the thirteenth. After the rebellious war the Capitol created The Hunger Games, where a boy and a girl ranging from the ages of are picked from each district and thrown into an arena for a fight till the death. So 24 kids go in the arena and only one comes out. The capitol created this game to show how much power they had over the districts and they had nothing they could do about it, and also for the entertainment. This event happened every year around the same time and basically treated as if it was a reality tv show. Katniss Everdeen, the main character, is the girl tribute chosen from district twelve   to be in The Hunger Games and fundamentally this is a story of how she got out alive.

The Hunger Games was published in 2008 and this year (2012) the movie came out for it. The movie was definitely good along with the book and they were both very similar. So yes the movie did do justice to the book. But there were a few changes to how everything was viewed in the movie, as in visual details but the movie definitely stayed true to the book .

So the movie had a pretty good look and as far as the movie doing justice to the book it definitely followed through.Even though the movie was missing a few background stories and details overall it was very similar to the book. The movie kept all...

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