Katniss Rhetorical Analysis

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Have you ever experienced a time that people despise your life and treat you as a toy to play? In Suzanne Collins’s novel, The Hunger Games, people have been treated unfairly. Among all the unfortunate people, some are forced into a game where they need to fight others until the end of their life. However, the difference in personal traits of the tributes effect them through the game in different ways. Responsible for each other touches the sponsors’ feeling. Intelligence helps them to survive from the Gamemakers’ tricks. Bold love build up their confidence to drive away all the difficulties in the game. Collins uses imagery, setting, and irony to illustrate the important traits of the tributes. From time to time, Katniss’s personal traits lead her to be a tough female which readers love. First of all, Collins uses imagery to show that Katniss strongly protects and is responsible for those she loves. “The boy from District 1 dies before he can pull out the spear. My arrow drives deeply into the center of his neck” (Collins 233). The boy from District 1 killed Rue,…show more content…
Intelligence saves her life, she sees through the Gamemaker’s “evil trick” just before she eats it. In reverse, Katniss puzzles the Gamemakers. “The berries have just passed my lips when the trumpet begin to blare. The frantic voice of Claudius Templesmith shouts above them” (345). She decides to not give them a victory, which have totally embarrasses the Gamemakers, or even the entire Capitol. “[F]rantic voice” and “shouts above them” used ironic tone to show the atmosphere, and the Gamemakers are anxious about this unusual action. If Katniss and Peeta can not survive until the end, she wants the Gamemakers to pay for it. For their death, and for this cruel game that they make. She shows they will not do what the Gamemakers want. They are themselves, not cheeses for them to play around. Intelligence has not only saved Katniss and Peeta’s life, but also challenges the
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