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The Hunger Games: Annotated Bibliography Essay

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Yamato, Jen. Burning Questions.“The Hunger Games and Real World Parallels: “Can kids all become Katniss Everdeen”. Movie Line. March 13, 2012. Web. May 04, 2012
This article in a whole went into depth on can kids be like Katniss in their behavior? The article also compared the government of in the Hunger Games to the government in reality. Kids are already showing signs of sci-fi behavior. The movie and the book can influence the generation greatly. The Hunger Games can motivate kids to become rebels of this generation.

Rees Brennan, Sarah. “Why so hungry for the Hunger Games”. Hunger Games Down with the Capitol. http://hungergamesdwtc.net/2011/05/read-along-why-so-hungry-for-the-hunger-games-what-draws-readers-into-the-series/.. Web. May 04, 2012
This article talked about the fascination of reality vs. illusion. The article examined the media’s current fascination manufactured reality. The article said “in our modern world where every channel seems to have its own version of a reality show, we are inundated with the media’s version of what is real. There is a reason why there are so many of these shows on the airwaves, and that is viewers can’t seem to get enough of them.” The article also talks about how the hunger games draws the children.

Rea, Steven Rea. “The Hunger Games: A fantasy film reflecting reality”. Inquirer Movie Critic. http://articles.philly.com/2012-03-18/news/31207613_1_hunger-games-katniss-everdeen-suzanne-collins-book. March 18, 2012. Web. May 04, 2012.
This article compares Katniss to Harry Potter and Bella Swan. It says the Hunger Games has a rougher plot than the Harry Potter series. The article asked “You can't help but think, if I were in that situation, would I be as courageous as Katniss? Would I volunteer in my sister's place? If forced to kill or be killed, what would I do?" Also the article says on how the government in the Hunger Games can be compared to the government of reality.

Li, Kat. “What Does The Hunger Games Series Say About Reality Television?”. Moviefone and Quora. http://news.moviefone.com/quora/what-does-the-hunger-game_b_1351068.html. May 15, 2012. Web. May 17, 2012.
This article says Reality TV has an overall negative impact on its viewers. The citizens of Panem, particularly the Capitol dwellers become hardened to murder. Reality TV has an overall negative impact on its participants. The Games strip their participants of their dignity, of their freedom, and of their ability to discern right from wrong. Reality TV is...

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