Katnis Everdeen Character Analysis

Superior Essays
Janel Jackman
Mrs. Hanafin
9 English ¾ A
29 November 2016
Some Stories are Good, But Others are Better. There are millions of stories in the world that are “hookers” or “good reads.” But not all stories are fascinating; some are unsatisfactory or occasionally even extremely lousy. Some people don’t like to read because all the books they have read are not “good” books to them. There are elements of exceptional stories and poor stories. If someone knows the elements of books that that person enjoys, then that person wouldn’t dislike reading. Stories that contain clear description, captivating plot, and creative characters are elements that cause stories to be more intriguing than other books. In a book the clear description obliges the story
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Characters are the precise basis of what readers relate to. Fox Morris had commented on how a character compels the reader to react to the character’s wants and needs. The character wants to pressure the reader emotionally enough to have an effective connection with the story and characters so they are engaged. The characters are in the story for the reader. An example of creative characters is the book, Hunger Games. The Hunger Games entraps the reader with its main character, Katnis Everdeen. One quote that a reader is in tuned to is, “I can’t help comparing what I have with Gale to what I’m pretending to have with Peeta. How I never question Gale’s motives while I do nothing but doubt the latter’s. It’s not a fair comparison really. Gale and I were thrown together by a mutual need to survive. Peeta and I know the other’s survival means our own death. How do you sidestep that?” (Collins, 112). Suzanne Collins does an incredible job throughout the book getting the reader interested in the main character and making them emotionally attached. The reader feels as though they are Katnis in this crazy book of death, trust, love, and courage. The reader should feel like they personally know what the characters are going through so they are involved with the book and predicting what characters do next. When a book becomes captivating then the characters move the readers to know what they do

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