An Analysis Of Suzanne Collins A Possible Future

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A Possible Future

The human evolution toward a rational society, who wants to emerge into an equilibrium and happiness, discover the universe; improving and breaking down the current social issues and barriers through these social advance or utopic world has been a failed in its goal to improve itself. Where the modern promises of a rational society with amazing technological advances were consumed for a social collapse as a consequence of a new totalitarian and oppressive system. Meanwhile, the ambition, consumerism, inequality, irresponsible use of the natural resources, and the excessive power of governments and business led society to its own annihilation. Therefore, the initial desire of society to accomplish a utopia was destroyed leaving
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Writers as Suzanne Collins’s book, presents a dystopian America, that the author named Panem; a futuristic America completely unlike to the America, that nowadays people would dream of a future “begins long after the human population has been decimated by climate change and the wars that followed. Now North America is the nation of Panem, a country with twelve fenced-in districts that all work to feed the enormously wealthy and technologically advanced capital,” (Suzanne, 2016). The biography of Suzanne Collins provides the background of author’s previous works and how her life experiences take her to write The Hunger Games. Additionally, this biography shows the base of the author’s ideas such as the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur and the Greek gladiator Spartacus. “"I was a huge fan of Greek and Roman mythology. As punishment for displeasing Crete, Athens periodically had to send seven youths and seven maidens to Crete, where they were thrown into the labyrinth and devoured by the Minotaur." (Suzanne, …show more content…
Meanwhile, the capitol underestimates the Katniss and Peeta power against their power; contrary to the idea of the capitol that the games will eliminate any thought of rebellion because “the generation who lived through the war never wanted to experience its like again, and thus its members chose to trade personal independence for the promise of stability. Their descendants are not offered the same choice” (Sturgis, 2016, p. 91). When either Katniss or Peeta take an action to kill each other, the evidence of revolution creates tension in the capitol; as a consequence, the intention of suicide of Katniss and Peeta broke down the Capitol’s rules. Leaving Katniss and Peeta as the winner of the games. “Word is the Capitol’s furious about you showing them up in the arena. The one thing they can’t stand is being laughed at and they’re the joke of Panem,” (Collins, 2008, p.

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