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Themes In The Hunger Games By Suzanna Collins

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Katniss is the main character in the novel, The Hunger Games. The author of this book is Suzanna Collins. Katniss is a 16 year old who has been chosen with 23 other tributes. In my class we have studied themes and key ideas such as Power of the Capitol, Competition against other tributes and Sacrifice for what Katniss acts and does in the Hunger Games. There are many themes but I have chosen these 3 because they show the most emotions and power.

The main source of power in the hunger games is very clear showing that the government in this case the capitol how they use their power to control power. This is because the Capitol holds the most of the country’s money and wealth. The Capitol ...view middle of the document...

The whole point of this is for the Capitol to rely on the Hunger Games too not think about how powerful they but to show how strong and fierce they can be to other districts for example putting district 13 on fire. This “game” is endless after game and game it will never end because people never get tired and there are always new lands, new viscous monsters and beast, new people and the fun to the Panem people are never over. “ I cant win. Prim must know that in her heart. The competition will be far beyond my abilities. Kids from wealthier districts, where winning is a huge honor, who’ve trained their whole lives just for this. This is the Capitols fault.” This shows how Katniss thinks of the hunger games. Its like the reaping, the Hunger Games favor the rich and those who can afford the time to train themselves but more or less she blames the Capitol.

The theme of Sacrifice is just one of the main theme in this book. It’s just full of sacrifices for example when she takes her sister’s place in the urge to save her from dying in the Hunger Games. Katniss and Peeta both sacrifice their lives too die so that the Capitol have no winner, no celebrations no prizes or gifts just nothing but...

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