Divergent And The Hunger Games Essay

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Divergent and The Hunger Games are two of the most successful movies released in 2014. The movies attracted a large number of viewers who were able to connect with the characters and the story being told. Many people found themselves getting emotionally involved in the characters lives. In both movies, it is easy to find yourself rooting for the underdog and hoping that only the best happens in the end. Both movies are remarkably similar because they feature similar strong female leads, display omnipotent authority, practice dystopian societies, and have a clear distinction between good versus evil. Divergent and The Hunger Games both feature a strong female lead. Divergent’s female protagonist, Tris, is a strong, independent young woman who starts out on the bottom of her social class. She is able to rise to the top of her faction with the help of her supernatural aid, Four. She is different from everyone else in her class because she holds secret powers that allow her to excel in everything she does.
Katniss, from The Hunger Games is the same way. Underestimated by her competitors, she was able to rise her way to the top by pulling out he secret weapons. Her hunting abilities, problem solving skills, and ability to think on the spot may not seem like super powers; however, they helped her survive and win The Hunger Games. Like Tris, Katniss also had a supernatural aid. Peeta was able to help Katniss make it through the games and they both made it out alive. Two to…

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