"Hunger Games Vs Lottery" Essays and Research Papers

  • Hunger Games Vs Lottery

    Blinding Power Of Society Blindly following tradition is something to fear in today's society. Shirley Jackson's short story, “The Lottery,” is an ideal representation of this theme because a citizen of their village is sacrificed each year to be the lottery's “winner,” and that winner is stoned to death. Comparably, in Suzanne Collins' film The Hunger Games, a similar lottery is drawn each year where 24 citizens of Panem must fight to the death to achieve the country's “winner.” The citizens of both...

    Capital punishment, Luck, Rajm 1190  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hunger Games vs. The Lottery

    The Lottery vs. The Hunger Games The Hunger Games and The Lottery have many similarities and differences in terms of the dystopian society that is portrayed in each selection. The main event that happens in each story portrays the dystopian societies that they both contain in a few different ways, as well as a similar one. The purpose of the event in The Hunger Games and The Lottery is extremely different from each other. The hierarchy within each dystopian society also has some similarities and...

    Difference, Lesbian, Rajm 723  Words | 2  Pages

  • Anthem vs. Hunger Games

    Raigan McGuire Jensen/ Period 2 12/10/13 QWA Compare/Contrast Anthem vs. The Hunger Games In today’s society, a lot of people tend to take for granted what they have. Every once and a while, something drastic will ensue them, and that’s when they finally grasp what’s been right in front of them the whole time. In many different societies, for example the societies in The Hunger Games, and Anthem, the individuals that are living there are forced to listen to the ruler, or rulers, do not have...

    Knowledge 1133  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Hunger Games vs. the Lottery

    Compare and Contrast: The Hunger Games vs. “The Lottery” The Hunger Games and “The Lottery” are two different stories that have similarities and differences. Depending on the plots and story lines of both they might have more similarities than differences or more differences than similarities. Breaking it up into three different topics is very helpful when comparing and contrasting these two stories. There are three aspects that are going to be covered. Aspect one is a comparison between both of...

    Adultery, Amina Lawal, Capital punishment 928  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Hunger Games vs. Gladiatorial Games

    The Huger Games The Hunger Games is a game, that occurs annually and it is set up by the ruling Capitol to show the other 12 districts of Panem that the Capitol owns them and that they are in-charge and it also serves as a merciless reminder to the price of rebellion against the Capitol. The hunger games consist of twenty-four teenagers, a male and a female from each twelve districts and they range in ages of twelve to eighteen. They are put in an arena, that differs every year and they have to...

    Ancient Rome, Augustus, Commodus 1370  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    Title: The Hunger Games Author Background: The author of this book is Suzanne Collins, who currently lives in Connecticut with her family. She started her career in 1991 writing for children’s television. She has worked on Nickelodeon shows including Clarissa Explains it all, The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, Little Bear, and Oswald. Suzanne recently finished her third book in the series, The Hunger Games, Catching Fire. Genre: Science Fiction Meaning of the Title: The title The Hunger Games has a very...

    Birth order, Catching Fire, Hunger 1506  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Dangerous Game vs. the Lottery

    Dangerous Game” And “the Lottery” Two Face Death In “the most dangerous game”, Sanger Rainsford is faced with General Zaroff. Zaroll has hunted all his like but is getting bored and needs a new animal to hunt. He wants an animal that has courage, is cunning and can reason, making the game fore exciting. Humans to General Zaroff are just another animal. This hunt will make the greatest hunt of his life. Rainsford is putting the situation where he is fighting for his life. In “the lottery”, Tessis...

    Character, Protagonist, Short story 892  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    <should/ should not> be considered a classic. The Hunger Games is an Adventure book. Twenty-four are forced to enter. Only the winner survives. In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Each year, the districts are forced by the Capitol to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the Hunger Games, a brutal and terrifying fight to the death – televised for...

    Bestseller, Gregor the Overlander, Mockingjay 884  Words | 3  Pages

  • Our Society vs. the Hunger Games

    Levi Wortley Logan Denney Discussion Group 9-22-12 Our Society VS. The Hunger Games Now in the film The Hunger Games there are a lot of themes that mirrored in our society today. First and foremost there is the politics of Panem. The government, or “The Capitol,” is corrupted. Their control over the country “Panem” is very iron like in the fact that they control everything from resources to where you can go and what you can do. After awhile of this the districts get fed up and rebel...

    Elite 1003  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    The Omission Of Crime by The Government The movie “Hunger Games” is taken place after the apocalypse in North America. Hunger Games is about a violent game between the girls and boys between the ages of twelve and eighteen years old who are forced to enter their name in the system so it can be drawn like the lottery tickets. Their name is chosen randomly like the lottery number, once their name is drawn they have to go and represent the district where they are from and thrown into one big arena...

    Famine, First World, Government 1374  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    Hunger Games Essay Q3. In suspense there must be an unknown; a suspicion, a mystery, a danger we expect. Discuss in relation to ‘The Hunger Games’. The Hunger Games is a famous novel written by Suzanne Collins, that depicts the true meaning of family and how ones own actions can lead to horrible conclusions if not dealt with properly. This novel takes place in Panem, a country that is divided into twelve districts, with one being the richest and twelve the poorest. Each year, two young tributes...

    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 1405  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    book “The Hunger Games” written by Suzan Colins effectively uses Characterisation and links to famous events like the “gladiatorial fights” and “Alice-’n’-Wonderland” , to portray the nature of violence and the theme of totalitarianism. Suzan Colins links the ideas of “The Hunger Games” to Famous events in history, like the Gladiatorial fights in Rome. The event of “the hunger games” its’ self is a link to the nature of “Gladiatorial fights.” Totalitarianism is shown in “The Hunger Games” though the...

    American novels, Gladiator, Hunger 1165  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games. Actors/Characters. - Katniss Everdeen/Jennifer Lawrence. (Silver Linings, House at the End of the Street and X-Men: First Class) - Peeta Mellark/Josh Hutcherson. (Bridge to Terabithia, Journey to the Centre of the Earth and Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant) - Gale Hawthorn/Liam Hemsworth. (The Expendables 2, The Last Song and Love and Honour). -  Haymitch Abernathy/Woody Harrelson. (Zombieland, 2012 and Friends With Benefits) - Effie Trinket/Elizabeth Banks. (The-40-Year-Old...

    Love, Mockingjay, Nina Jacobson 814  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games. An Essay By: Yaressi Esquivel INTRODUCTION ‘’War, terrible war. Widows, orphans, a motherless child. This was the uprising that rocked our land. Thirteen districts rebelled against the country that fed them, loved them, protected them. Brother turned on brother until nothing remained. And then came the peace, hard fought, sorely won. A people rose up from the ashes and a new era was born. But freedom has a cost. When the traitors were defeated, we swore as a nation we would...

    District 9, The Hunger Games, Zürich 1438  Words | 5  Pages

  • hunger games

    May 7th, 2012. Independent Study Unit: The Hunger Games vs. 1984 A Dystopian society is depicted as a vision of society in which conditions of life are miserable and characterized by poverty, oppression, war, violence, disease, pollution, and the abridgement of human rights – which all result in widespread unhappiness and suffering. The novel The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Michael Radford's film 1984 of George Orwell both incorporate such...

    Nineteen Eighty-Four, Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 1500  Words | 5  Pages

  • The hunger games

    film The Hunger Games (2012) directed by Gary Ross is based on a totalitarian society. Set in the dystopian future, 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen is living with her mother and little sister Prim in what's left of North America, in one of 12 districts all being run by the Capitol. Despite mastering the skill of hunting with a bow and arrow, Katniss still struggles to keep her family from going hungry. Each year, the names of all residents between the ages of 12 and 18 are entered into a lottery and two...

    Film editing, Film techniques, Low-angle shot 1124  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Hunger Games: Book vs. Movie

    The Hunger Games, the introductory novel in a trilogy book series written by author Suzanne Collins in 2008, is a young adult novel that surrounds a teenage girl named Katniss Everdeen in a futuristic tale of a teenager who defies all odds when they are stacked against her. She is shaken to the core with sacrifice, adversity and danger when she finds herself forced to compete in a televised series of games where there is only one survivor. Not only does she want to live, but she has an incredible...

    Catching Fire, Fiction, Film 1529  Words | 4  Pages

  • hunger game

    The Hunger Games Chapter 1 1. District 12 is the poorest district in the nation of Panem. The main industry is coal mining. The families call it Seam. It usually has coal workers everywhere. 2. Katniss needs to hunts in the woods because her father was died, so she needs to hunt food for her family. 3. Their relationship is a very trustworthy friendship. The story shows me that two people can meet and form a relationship just because they both do the same things. And I have one of my friend...

    Interpersonal relationship, Need, Want 729  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games The Hunger Games is set in a fictional country of Panem with a total of 13 Districts in which everyone lives and the Capitol. Every District is special in what the produce. For example, District 11 specializes in crops and farming. The story revolves around Katniss Everdeen from District 12. Every year, there is what’s called a reaping in which every district picks one boy and one girl to participate in the “Hunger Games”. The Hunger Games is entertainment to some districts (i...

    Washington, D.C. 990  Words | 3  Pages

  • Antigone vs. the Hunger Games: Gender Roles

    McKnight 1 Jasmine McKnight Warlop English ACC 10 29 April 2013 Antigone vs. The Hunger Games: Gender Roles Looking through a historical lens, gender roles for men and women have changed significantly. Men were perceived as being the most critical part in society as evidence by men having the highest paying jobs, and the most dangerous jobs, owned property, and could wed and divorce any woman at their will. In opposition, women were thoroughly encouraged to work at home, tend...

    Coal, Female, Gender 1068  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This article is about the franchise. For the novel, see The Hunger Games (novel). For the movie, see The Hunger Games (film). For the annual competition that is the subject of the series, see The Hunger Games universe#The Hunger Games. This article needs attention from an expert on the subject. Please add a reason or a talk parameter to this template to explain the issue with the article. Consider associating this request with a WikiProject...

    Catching Fire, Film, Mockingjay 1050  Words | 6  Pages

  • The Hunger Games Isn't Twilight

    The Hunger Games vs. Twilight: An Argumentative Essay Joshua Gabriel Palma Lontoc BLL 104 October 5, 2012 One of the popular movies nowadays is The Hunger Games, which tells the story of a girl named Katniss Everdeen who joins the 74th annual hunger games as a replacement for her sister Primrose Everdeen. A lot of teenagers love the Hunger Games, but others hate it, saying that the series is exactly like the Twilight saga, another big time movie which tells the story of Isabella Swan...

    Bella Swan, Eclipse, Edward Cullen 1156  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hunger Games

     The Hunger Games “Taking the kids from our districts, forcing them to kill one another while we watch– this is the Capitol’s way of reminding us how totally we are at their mercy” (Collins, 18). Imagine living in a world where the only source of entertainment is controlled under a totalitarian government. A world where the regimes ideology of “good television” is forcing twenty-four adolescences to fight to the death and the last man standing is the winner. The dark, twisted ideology of The...

    Government, Human, Hunger 1332  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    English 801A&B The Hunger Games The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a book about survival. Survival forces you to be courageous, enduring, and most of all do things you’ve never imagined. One of the main characters Katniss Everdeen is forced to change who she is and act like she’s in love in order to survive The Hunger Games. Katniss demonstrates her courageous characteristic when she sacrifices herself and takes her sister’s place in The Hunger Games. Her sister Prim is...

    Love, Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 1411  Words | 4  Pages

  • the hunger games

    September 27, 2014 Evaluation of the Hunger Games The movie, The Hunger Games, is based on the book by Suzanne Collins and was made into a movie in 2012. It is about a girl named Katniss Everdeen who lives in District Twelve. After bombings and wars, North America turned into a country called Panem. Panem was split up into thirteen districts, but when district thirteen rebelled, the Capitol created something called the Hunger Games. The Games are an annual event where two tributes from the...

    Actor, Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 797  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Hunger Game

    ENG 3U April 23/2014 Essay The novel The Hunger Games written by Suzanne Collins. This novel talks about 12 districts that are controlled by the Capitol and the Capitol created The Hunger Games to remind people of the districts about dark day. In the novel, the most prevalent tones are sadness and anger. The Capitol provides 12 districts a dark life, and it also sets a cruel game for the people. All the time, tributes are forced to do something that they do not...

    United States Capitol 1143  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games In the nation of Panem, or in the ruins of what used to be North America, girls and boys age 12 through 18 must fend for their lives. The Hunger Games, a yearly game where 24 contestants from 12 separate districts battle it out while the whole world watches, is back in town ready to take 12 boys and 12 girls' lives as prisoners. When 12-year old Prim-Rose Everdean is picked for the brutal games Katniss, Prim's 16-year-old sister, is in utter shock and without meaning to, she...

    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 867  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hunger Games Comparison

    Hunger Games vs. Our society A. intro 1. Alter bodies for fashion/looks 2. 13 colonies theory 3. Average American/ Average Capitolean B. Body Altering 1. Body coloration a. tatooes b. tanning beds c. piercings/colored hair 2. Conclusion C. 13 Colonies Theory 1. 13 states/districts a. try to prevent a "war" b. King George III /President Snow taking over cruely c. Lower class/ Upper class 2. Upper Class = large and moder city = Capitol 3. "While there is no...

    American Revolution, Sociology, Thirteen Colonies 887  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    violence since the beginning of time, and as technology has evolved, so has the way that people get to experience violence in the world. The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins, chronicles the life of Katniss Everdeen, a sixteen year old girl living in a dystopic nation, where teenagers are forced to fight to the death so the world can be entertained. The Hunger Games is a young adult dystopian novel which warns readers of the danger of humans' attraction to violence in the media. Utopias originated from...

    Brave New World, Dystopia, Fahrenheit 451 1704  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    Prim and decides to volunteer to take her place in The Hunger Games. Her mother dropped into a depression when her husband left them, leaving Katniss to take care of the family. Without her skills they would probably have died of hunger, which was common for their District 12. Because of her qualities and skills she goes to everyday of struggling of being poor and having to hunt made her stronger and is the reason that kept her alive in the games. Throughout the novel we see every move she does, dealing...

    Fiction, Novel, The Hunger Games 1787  Words | 8  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    novel, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, the main character, Katniss Everdeen is the female tribute representing District 12 in the Hunger Games trying to be the last tribute to survive. There are eleven other districts and 23 other tributes. In the end, only one is known to survive. Although at first Katniss has a pretty good idea that she will not even have a chance at winning or staying alive, throughout the novel, she expresses rebellion and demonstrates manipulation throughout the games. In...

    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 954  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hunger Games Analytical Essay

    The Hunger Games is a book that highlights the predicaments of western democracies, though exaggerated. The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins is set in the post-apocalyptic country of Panem, North America. Each year the Capitol organizes an event known as the Hunger Games: a horrendously gory battle between 24 randomly-selected teenagers from the oppressed Districts of Panem. The government broadcasts this onslaught live on television as entertainment for the Capitol citizens and as a timely...

    Capitalism, Distribution of wealth, Economic inequality 1161  Words | 2  Pages

  • Cultural Analysis of The Hunger Games

    101-068 Matt Stark October 16, 2013 The Hunger Games The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins, is set in a dystopian country called Panem. This country is split up into twelve districts, and the districts are lead by the Capitol. Annually, the Capitol forces children of the districts to fight in the Hunger Games until only one child is left alive. The Capitol uses the games to show their power and to discourage the people of Panem to start another war. The games are very entertaining to the people...

    Ancient history, Ancient Rome, Gladiator 999  Words | 5  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins By: Sophie When a society struggles, it often looks towards a strong leader for inspiration. In Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen is looked at because of her courage, creative thinking and sacrificing personality. She risks her life many times to save the life of others. She is the perfect young heroine for her society. Katniss Everdeen demonstrates great courage even in the most difficult situations. After her father died in a mine...

    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 1175  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hunger Games vs. Lord of the Flies

    the novel is related to another famous one called The Hunger Games i say this because i realized that Peeta and Ralph act as similar characters of the two books, Peeta is eager to stay innocent as he enters the world of his incoming death by telling Katniss, "I don't want them to change me in there. Turn me into some kind of monster that I'm not." Peeta's true fear is not of death, but of becoming something that is only a part of a game. He knows that he risks the prominent symptoms...

    Domestic violence, English-language films, Violence 938  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games trilogy Author: Suzanne Collins Book names: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Mockingjay Main characters: Katniss Everdeen, Peeta Mellark, Gale Hawthorne, Haymitch Abernathy etc. Facts: 1. The ‘Hunger Games’ set had 100-degree heat and bears. 2. The lead characters are contracted for the entire franchise. 3. The movie cost $90 milion to make, reduced to $78 million after subsidies. 4. Elizabeth Banks, who played District 12 escort Effie Trinket, said the worst part...

    Bread and circuses, Catching Fire, Film 1208  Words | 6  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    anything in her power to rebel against it. In the novel The Hunger Games made by Suzanne Collins, Katniss everdeen displays many forms of rebellion against the rules of the Capitol throughout the story. All ready before the games Katniss shows rebellion and hate for the capitol, because of her tough life growing up in the seam. She shows the capitol how people can still be united though the meaning of the hunger games is to drive them apart. This shows the other districts that...

    Rebellion, Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 918  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hunger Game

    The Hunger Game Lit Theory Feb 2nd 2013 The Hunger Game by Suzanne Collins is one of the bestseller on The New York Times for a long time. The period in the story is when the North America was completely collapsed; a country named Panem was established. The country has 12 districts (each 13th District, but it has been crossed from the list) and a city called the Capitol. Each county has a duty, labor, production, and transfer everything they do on the Capitol. In my opinion, The Hunger Game...

    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 1286  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    it shapes them into fighters, when faced with life and death a person would do almost anything to assure survival. This is greatly demonstrated in the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins when the main character Katniss Everdeen’s world is shifted upside down when her father dies and when she volunteers as tribute for the Hunger Games. After her father’s death the weight of the world was on Katniss’s shoulders, as she had to learn how to provide for, and keep her family alive. Her family consisted...

    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 1076  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger games

    Humanity and justice wins the game The concept of humanity is an ideology formed and redefined by different societies. Each new generation continues to reinterpret and understand the concept in a way relevant to the needs of their society. The Hunger Games (2008), written by Suzanne Collins, is a compelling action packed, yet romantic story where suffering unbearably swallows the citizens of the outer districts through the grueling annual reality TV show, The Hunger Games. Two representatives from...

    Suffering, Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 1266  Words | 4  Pages

  • Hunger games

    The Hunger Games By: Suzanna Collins For World Civilization By Sydney Boyd Period 4 The book I read for my book report was The Hunger Games by Suzanna Collins. The Hunger Games takes place sometime in the future. It’s a time where the people had tries to overrun the government and now everyone is split into 12 different districts. Each district is important for producing a different product, like fish, coal and other necessities. Some of the districts are...

    District, Games pitched, Government 1336  Words | 4  Pages

  • The hunger games research paper

    The Hunger Games Vs Ancient Rome Gladiators The Hunger games one of the most sold books in the past century It’s a book everybody wants to read or has probably read. Becoming so Famous this book had a movie based on it. The tricky part about it and Something all readers don’t notice is how The Hunger Games is highly Influenced by Ancient Rome and ancient Rome Gladiators (Dunn, George P.56). The author used ancient Rome in her book quiet a lot, From names to the style they lived in...

    Ancient Greece and wine, Ancient Rome, Culture of ancient Rome 838  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games detail the adventure of Katniss Everdeen, who is forced to engage in a fight-to-the-death tournament against other children. The novel takes place in Panem, a dystopia like country built on what was once North America. In a world of limited resources, the despotic government run by the Capitol keeps its citizens in line by separating them into Districts and reinforcing severe class separations. But their strongest tool to promote disunion and to discourage rebellion is the Hunger...

    District, District 9, Hunger 1048  Words | 3  Pages

  • The hunger games

    1302 Essay #3 – Evaluation March 19, 2014 The Hunger Games "Prim!" The strangled cry comes out of my throat, and my muscles begin to move again. "Prim!" I don't need to shove through the crowd. The other kids make way immediately allowing me a straight path to the stage. I reach her just as she is about to mount the steps. With one sweep of my arm, I push her behind me. "I volunteer!" I gasp. "I volunteer as tribute!" (2.5-6). “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins is a book filled with adventure...

    High school, Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 1184  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games Essay Test 1) Describe Katniss’s relationships with Gale, with Prim, and with her Mother. How do those relationships define her personality? Why does she say about Peeta, “I feel like I owe him something, and I hate owing people.” How does her early encounter with Peeta affect their relationship after they are chosen as tributes? Before Katniss enters the Games, she only has three people, which she holds closest to her heart: Gale, Prim, and her Mother. The...

    Father, Hunger, Interpersonal relationship 970  Words | 3  Pages

  • hunger games and society and sports

    After watching "The Hunger Games", what sociological themes did you see? Even though we as a country/world do not have a contest in which selected individual’s battle to the death, how can you relate the principles and contexts of "The Hunger Games" to our society or other societies around the world? How can you relate the "districts" to society? Do we (in the United States) have "districts"? If so, how do the "districts" relate to sports? How can you relate the power of the Capital to the past...

    Bread and circuses, Famine, Malnutrition 1867  Words | 5  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    One important event in the novel “The Hunger Games” by Suzanna Collins is the reaping. The reasons that this was an important event were that it was a key event in the story, it was a key moment in the relationship between Peeta and Katniss and is helped me to understand some of the important ideas in the novel such as sacrifice and power and control. The reaping in my opinion is one of the most significant and important events in this story. The reaping is where the whole plot of the story begins...

    Control, District, District 9 974  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hunger Games - Response

    BOOK? ‘The Hunger Games’ is classified as a science fiction novel and is the first book out of the hunger games trilogy written by Suzanne Collins in 2008. The Hunger Games tells the story of a post – apocalyptic nation called Panem. 12 districts are ruled by the capital and forced to compete in an annual televised event known as ‘The Hunger Games’ as a punishment for the rebellion taken against the capital in previous years. Children from each district aged 12-18 go into a lottery each year and...

    Catching Fire, Mockingjay, Novel 1064  Words | 3  Pages

  • Hunger Games CRRP

    The Hunger Games, author Suzanne Collins using the conventions of dystopian literature, creates a world in which inhuman societal control and the image of a perfect society is maintained through corporate bureaucratic control. In this novel, teenage girl Katniss Everdeen lives in District Twelve, a poor coal mining region where survival is an everyday struggle. The Capitol keeps the districts from revolting by forcing them to send a boy and a girl to participate in the annual hunger games where...

    Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games, Utopian and dystopian fiction 1027  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games, Controversy and Censorship

    The Hunger Games is a novel written in 2008 by Suzanne Collins about a dystopian future of what was once known as North America, now known as "Panem". The totalitarian nation of Panem is divided between 12 districts and the Capitol. Each year two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games; Part entertainment, part brutal retribution for a past rebellion. The Capitol selects a boy and a girl between the ages of 12 and 18 from each of the twelve...

    Edgar Allan Poe, Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games 1025  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Lottery

    The Lottery Conformity or Pure Selfishness “The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow”-Jim Hightower. Have you ever been in a situation to where you know a person or a group is doing something wrong, but you choose not to do anything about it? Have you ever done something wrong for so long that it suddenly became a lifestyle for you? Jackson’s story, “The Lottery”, when it comes to being in the wrong or not speaking up, reminds me...

    English-language films, Homecoming, Michael Jackson 1035  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games and the Lottery Comparison Essay

    this comparison essay are “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, and The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. “The Lottery” is about the towns people drawing out slips of paper and seeing who gets the slip of paper with the black pencil dot; whereas The Hunger Games is about Katniss taking her sister's place when she she's called into the Hunger Games and trying to survive in the arena with Peeta in the Hunger Games. This book ends with Katniss and Peeta winning the Hunger Games and the two of them returning...

    Rajm, Stoning, Suzanne Collins 845  Words | 2  Pages

  • Twilight and Hunger Games

     Twilight and the Hunger Games By N. Sood Have you ever heard of the Twilight series or the Hunger Game trilogy? If you haven’t, you probably live under a rock! The Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer and the Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins are some of the hottest reads for teens right now. The Twilight series has had three movies come out so far with another one coming up on November 18th and Hunger Games is coming out on the 23rd of March next year. Arising between fans of either of the...

    Bella Swan, Breaking Dawn, Edward Cullen 815  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Hunger Games Essay

    The Hunger Games Essay “Suzan Collins integrated various themes to create an exciting and unforgettable story of “The Hunger Games” Discuss this statement choosing three themes from the novel. Ensure that you discuss three to four techniques as well. The novel “The Hunger Games” is an exhilarating science fiction novel that has been written by Suzan Collins has been unforgettable and spectacular novel through its themes. The story takes place in a post-apocalyptic world with the fascinating...

    Fiction, Genre, Government 913  Words | 2  Pages

  • Hunger Games

    Medieval Dances - The Egg Dance The Egg dance was one of the earliest Saxon Medieval dances and, like the Carole, was performed during a period of festivity namely the Easter-tide festivities. The  egg dance was derived from a traditional Easter game, in the egg dance eggs were laid on the ground or floor and the goal was to dance among them damaging as few eggs as possible. May Pole Dancing Facts and interesting information about Medieval Life, specifically, May Pole Dancing May Pole Dancing...

    Byzantine Empire, Constantinople, Dark Ages 2003  Words | 6  Pages

  • Comparing "The Lottery" and "The Hunger Artist"

    manipulate religious symbols. Rituals that are performed as traditions can be seen through the short story “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson. In this short story Jackson exemplifies the manner in which the meaning of a ritual can be forgotten while aspects of the ritual are still continued by becoming a civic duty to its participants. Conversely, Franz Kafka’s short story “The Hunger Artist” expresses the opposite of rituals becoming an individual’s civic duty as shown in Jackson’s story. He illustrates...

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  • The Hunger Games Analysis

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