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The Hunger Games Essay

  • Submitted by: melissakb
  • on March 29, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 406 words

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Have you ever seen the Hunger Games movie and read the Hunger Games book? Well, if you have then
you clearly see that the movie and the book’s plots are relatively similar, but there are a few differences
between the movie and the book. Although they bear some superficial differences, the similarities between the
Hunger Games book and the Hunger Games movie are pronounced.

          The Hunger Games movie is a very interesting movie that is modified in order to clarify several concepts
that cannot be presented as they were written by Suzanne Collins. To interpret this idea, the Hunger Games
movie was altered so the viewers could understand many ideas that Suzanne Collins wrote, but could not be
incorporated into the movie in the same way.

The Hunger Games book and the Hunger Games movie contain unquestionable similarities. “May the
odds be ever in your favor.” This famous phrase that Suzanne Collins wrote in the book appears throughout the
movie. This phrase was portrayed in the book as words people would joke about, but in reality they realized
that it was very devastating, for in fact the odds were not in their favor. The idea of how this phrase was viewed
in the book was delicately portrayed in the movie when Gale told Katniss his name was in the reaping forty-two
times. Not only was this a devastating amount of times because he was eighteen, but because he took out
tesserae for his siblings, so they would not have to risk their chances of being chosen to participate in the
Games, and his mom.

The producer of the Hunger Games movie carefully depicted Cinna as he was described by
Suzanne Collins in the book. In the book, Katniss contemplated, “I’m taken aback by how normal he looks. Most
of the stylists they interview on television are so dyed, stenciled, and surgically altered they’re grotesque. But
Cinna’s close-cropped hair appears to be its natural shade of brown. He’s in a...

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