The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins Essay example

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The Hunger Games, released in the United States on March 23, 2012, is a story of a post-apocalyptic America divided into twelve different districts. As punishment for a past revolution, two teenagers are chosen from each of the twelve districts to participate in a fight, which will at one-point end in death. Katniss Everdeen, the main character, volunteers to take her sister’s place and begins an unpredictable experience. Though the book and the movie are both good, it is clear that the book excels the movie. This, however, is not unusual; it is actually commonly seen when a book is transformed into a movie. Some of these changes and alterations can add up to the overall thrill that movie-makers strive to create for their audience. Others, unfortunately, fail to depict the writer’s thoughts. It just so happens that The Hunger Games written by Suzanne Collins had to be slightly altered to be produced as a move and is one of the commonly seen book-to-movie cases. After these alterations, the book is, without a doubt, better than the movie.
The Hunger Games is an interesting movie that is altered in order to illuminate several concepts that cannot be presented as they were in the book. This movie is changed so that the observer can understand the many ideas that are written within the book, but cannot be presented in the movie with the same understanding. For example, the idea that the items and obstacles in the arena are created and controlled by the game makers, is depicted…

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