She is unsure of the feelings she has for him. However, it is what will make them survive and win the games. There is the capitol called The Capitol. Katniss and Peeta are skeptical about this decision, because they fear they will be burned. Names are also carefully chosen for significance.
She manages to dress in the clothes chosen for her and makes her way to the dining room for breakfast. The crowd doesn't think it is fair for a twelve-year-old to be chosen, but the rules state anyone between the ages of twelve and eighteen can be chosen. The reaping is how the tributes, one boy and one girl, are chosen every year from each district to participate in a fight to the death. Part 1: The Tributes In the first third of the book, we are introduced to our protagonist, Katniss Everdeen. Some of the other districts are much stronger and wealthier, with well-trained tributes. In a few hours, the Gamemakers will project images of the dead in the night sky so that everyone can know who died.
Katniss never wants to have children of her own, not in District 12. The Hunger Games is the first volume in a trilogy of adventure novels. Katniss is the main character. On her excursion, she meets Gale, a boy about her age and her frequent hunting partner. In a way, it's true that they have kids. District 12 is characterized as a place of tremendous poverty and oppression.
When they get good ratings, they get sponsors. She is wearing a pretty white dress — her reaping outfit — with a gold pin. She needs time to understand herself and her relationship with Peeta. The Hunger Games Book Summary — Theme The novel is set in a dystopian kind of world. Before she does, she makes a remark about how they will kill Katniss like they killed Rue, and Katniss spits in her face.
Her mother lets her wear one of her light blue dresses, a dress from her apothecary days before she moved to the Seam with Katniss' father. The Hunger Games Part 3 The last part of the book is centered on the final moments of the games. Katniss realizes Peeta can lie easily, after witnessing him lying for her to the others. Stealing and hunting are both punishable by death, if the perpetrator is caught by the , or federal police. Not only is the divide between the wealthy who we don't see up close until the Capitol in Chapter 4 and the poor enormous, but it is openly acknowledged by the use of Districts. She narrates in the present tense, an effective choice since that leaves the reader uncertain whether she will survive the Games intact. Some are wonderful and nice while others are pure evil and filled with so much hate.
She is upset they aren't paying attention to her, so she shoots an arrow straight at them hitting the apple in a roast pig's mouth. In the morning, Peeta takes the watch, and Katniss sleeps until the afternoon. He had a black eye and she couldn't return his gaze as he looked at her, instead she looked at the ground. The capitol is where the wealthy and ruling power reside. She not only refuses to allow Prim to hunt, but is also convinced she will spare her sister whatever hardships are possible. It's an embarrassing moment, especially because all of this is being recorded and televised throughout Panem. Katniss and Prim embrace, and Gale has to pull Prim away from Katniss.
Ever since that day she has been able to feed her family, thanks to a boy, a loaf of bread, and a dandelion. Even though the Capitol is furious with her, if they punish her it will mean a massive public outcry, which the Capitol cannot afford. The rest of the time spent in the Training arena is spent in basic silence. But in the end the thing that really clutches the crowd is his confession of love for Katniss. Gale is bitter about how few times her name is entered in the drawing for the reaping. She recalls their deal of exchanging goods and information, then the partnership they formed.
Chapter 11- The tributes have to stand on their platforms for sixty seconds, or else they get blown up. She has the crowd eating out of her hands by the time shes done. Her father is dead and she lives with her mother and sister Prim in District 12 in the country of Panem. The next four hours are spent with Haymitch, whose job is to prepare her for the actual interview. Peeta is at first reluctant to answer, but after a bit of prodding he tells the whole country he has a crush on Katniss, which stuns the country and Katniss.