In chapter 1, the president of Panem;President Snow payed a visit to Katniss' new house in the Victor Village. He explains to her that her stunt at attempting to commit suicide during the hunger games has started a revelation among the other districts. He tells her that she must convince the other districts that she did not choose to make those actions to defy the Capitol, but because she did not want to kill the love of her
But if the humans have the willpower, they have the potential to overcome any challenge and that will only prepare them for other challenges later in life. In The Hunger Games, directed by Gary Ross, where a sixteen year old girl named Katniss Everdeen has to face a nearly impossible task. Katniss and her family live poverty. Her country is being abused by the power of the totalitarian government called the Capitol. The innocent children are taken from their homes and are subjected to killing each other in an arena.
In the first half of the movie Suzie is lead into an underground den by neighbour George Harvey before being raped and killed. Suzie soon realises that she has not gone straight to Heaven, but has instead been pulled into what is known as ‘the in-between’, that is, neither Heaven nor Earth. Suzie remains in the in-between for a number of years where she is able to watch over her family and help lead them to her murderer. Though being told she is able to move on to Heaven and go to a better place, Suzie feels as though she still has things to do to help her family and friends on Earth before she does so. The journey concept of this movie is that sometimes, there are certain things that need to be taken care of before moving on.
In this story sacrifice is the main theme because Katniss sacrifices her life for her family. Katniss takes her sister Prim’s place in games. When Prim was chosen, Katniss said “I volunteer as a tribue”(12). She didn’t want her sister to go through the obstacles that she would have to go through in the hunger games. She knew her sister would die and because of her love for her, she decided to take her place as District 12’s new tribute.
After facing apocalyptic war destruction, a new nation arose from the remains of what was once North America: Panem. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, not only exposes the struggles due to the overpowering Capitol of Panem, but also looks into humanity itself. How could something so cruel go unopposed and even enjoyed? Surrounded by 12 districts, the Capitol started an annual event, known as the Hunger Games, to remind everyone of their defeat in the war. Each district offers a tribute, one boy and one girl, anywhere from age twelve to the age of eighteen.
Katniss Fears Often characters have a lot of fears. In the novel Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins, we meet Katniss Everdeen who lives in District 13 in the country of Panem. Katniss wants to overthrow the capitol, but first she has to become the Mockingjay and put her feelings of anger and distrust aside in order to overthrow the Capitol. I was fascinated by Katniss because she had to grow up faster to provide for her mom and sister Prim after her father died and how she volunteered to take her sister’s place for the 74th Hunger Games. When we first meet Katniss she had become the head of the house.
Essay Similarities Danielle Piazza [pic] 11/19/2009 English Comp I Dr. Knight The first essay chosen by me to comparatively examine is “Bombs Bursting in Air” written by Beth Johnson, an essay about a mother trying to find a way to share bad news with her children about the hardships of life. She begins to recollect moments in her life where things have gone horribly wrong. The essay is written in first-person sharing the author’s views and thoughts. The author and her children are at the Junior Olympics where her son is competing on a relay-race team. During the Star Spangled Banner, she begins thinking about how bombs are a metaphor pertaining to tragedies throughout life.
Angela Brown Professor Amber Brooks Hybrid English 1102 October 07, 2011 In the story by Eudora Welty, “The Worn Path” Phoenix Jackson is a complex character who defies a stereotype in a symbolic way. Welty's story describes Phoenix as the old lady who had to travel miles a day in order to prove to the other characters that her grandson was not dead. Having to prove that her grandson was not dead, Phoenix had three traits of characteristics. She loved her grandson, determined throughout her errand, and persistent to accomplish her goal. These traits helped her to overcome being stereotyped and ultimately her overcoming these stereotypes made her symbolic in her journey to the doctor’s office.
Brennen DuPree 9th Lit./Comp. 2nd Mrs. Stanley 13 December 2012 Hunger Games Essay If you were selected as a tribute for the Hunger Games would you stick to your true self? Katniss Everdeen did just that, keeping true, she finds herself winning the Hunger Games. Katniss Everdeen shows individuality in the novel by volunteering as a tribute in the 74th annual Hunger Games for her sister, Primrose. “I volunteer,’ I gasp ’I volunteer as tribute!” This shows that Katniss is protective over her sister and will do anything to protect her.
Major Assignment 2 The world-famous speaker and author, Helen Keller, in her speech on June 30, 1925 at the International Convention Cedar Point, Ohio USA challenged the Lions to become an active part of her project. The project was to help the American Foundation for the Blind to go over the goals it has. Born in Tuscumbia, Alabama, USA, in 1880, Helen Keller developed a fever at 18 months of age that left her blind and deaf. With the help of her exceptional teacher, Anne Mansfield, she learned how to speak. As an adult, she became a tireless advocate for people with disabilities.