The Hunger Games Book Review

Topics: The Hunger Games, The Reaping, Suzanne Collins Pages: 2 (362 words) Published: December 25, 2012
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
* Katniss Everdeen
* Primrose Everdeen
* Gale Hawthorne
* Peeta Mellark
* Haymitch Abernathy
* Effie Trinket
* President Coriolanus Snow
* Seneca Crane
* Cinna

* Caesar Flickerman
* Rue
* Cato
* Clove
* Foxface
* Thresh
* Glimmer
* Marvel

* Panem
* District 12
* The Capitol
* Arena
* Katniss and Peeta were the tributes from District 12, Katniss volunteered herself in place of her sister, Primrose in the reaping. While Peeta is the one whose name’s picked. They were named as ‘Star-crossed Lovers,’ because Peeta revealed his unrequited love for Katniss when Caeser Flickerman interviewed him the day before the games begin. In that way, the head gamemaker, Seneca Crane, changed the rules of the games. Instead of just one victor, two victors will be announced as long as they are from the same district. Because of that, Katniss goes hunting for Peeta and eventually finds him wounded, sick and camouflaged beside the muddy stream. When Peeta is finally cured, he and Katniss must face off with Cato, to kill him in order for them to win. Katniss ended the life of Cato when he is mugged by the mutts. But before they can congratulate each other, the announcer says that the rules have been changed back; only one victor is allowed. Katniss offered Peeta the Nightlock berries in an act that if only one of them can win, they should just die together. And before they can swallow the berries, the announcer told them that they won the 74th Annual Hunger Games. Problems:

* Seneca Crane is killed after Pres. Snow announced the names of the victors because he allowed the both of them to win. * Katniss’s act of doing suicide together with Peeta is taken against her. Telling her that, that move is a rebellious act against the Capitol. * Katniss never loved Peeta, she told him that she only played her part because...
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