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    Title of your two books: The Hunger Games/Catching Fire Suzanne Collins is the writer of The Hunger Games series which is an international best seller. Suzanne Collins worked writing children's TV shows and has been nominated for a WGA award in animation. The Hunger Games and Catching Fire are about the terrible future society that takes place on a piece of land once known as North America.The Capitol tries to keep its people from rebelling by sending them into the hunger games to fight to death for when there is one person left they are crowned the victor of that years games. After Katniss wins the games in the first book, the second book introduces the Quarter Quell, an even more intensified version of the games that Katniss has to fight in. In Collins’ books the Hunger Games and Catching Fire, she presents Katniss like a brand new character, she also has the same setting in each books with a little bit of differences, the themes in the books are very similar, and the conflicts in the books are different. Katniss was so carefree about everything in The Hunger Games but once she came back in Catching Fire, she was so aware and careful of what she said. “In fact enclosing all of district 12,is a high chain-link fence topped with barbed wire.” “it’s usually safe to touch.” (pg.4,5)…

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    The Hunger Games Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins takes a deep dive into the oppression and struggle in the districts, as the Capitol lives in complete excess and waste. This is the second book in The Hunger Games series. In the first book we were introduced to; The Hunger Games, The Districts and The Capitol. We are now faced with the Victors and how their lives have changed; the inspiration that they have become, and the uprising they have unwittingly sparked. Katniss and Peeta will be…

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    Catching Fire

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    “Catching Fire”, the sequel to the popular dystopian book, “The Hunger Games”, by Suzanne Collins, might just be better than it’s predecessor. The story takes place in Panem, a country that was formed from the ashes after the United States faced calamities and is divided into twelve districts including the capitol. The main characters in this story are both Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark, star-crossed lovers and survivors of the 74th Annual Hunger Games. Both Katniss and Peeta live in the…

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    Catching Fire Themes

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    Suzanne Collins employs several literary devices to further clarify the themes in Catching Fire. Collins depends on motifs such as food , media and surveillance ,secrets and traps as well as symbolism, foreshadowing and allegory to further link the events together . In a literary work, a motif is" an image, sound, action or other figures that have a symbolic significance and contributes toward the development of theme" ("Motif"). Suzanne Collins uses several motifs to assist in the…

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    In Catching Fire, the district are trying to revolt and express themselves after watching Katniss and Peeta from District 12 defy the Capitol during the previous Hunger Games. However, The government prohibits and punishes citizens of Panem for expressing individualism. The districts are trying to express their individuality by painting Katniss’s mockingjay symbol on Capitol property or buildings. The mockingjay was an invention that the Capitol used to spy on enemies, however, it is…

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    Catching Fire Theme

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    The Hunger Games and catching fire by Suzanne Collins. The theme of the hunger games was sacrifice it was full of sacrifices starting with Katniss taking her sister’s place at the reaping both her and peeta sacrifice themselves. The main themes of catching fire was survival,and sacrifice also struggling In Between independence and interdependence peeta takes haymitch’s spot in the new hunger games and troops occupy district 12 and gale gets whipped Katniss steps in and gets hit and Haymitch…

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    Catching Fire Analysis

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    The conflict of the text Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins is the struggle for Katniss and the people being hurt by President Snow to keep themselves and the people they care about safe. The author uses this to lead to the theme that you need to be courageous even when it is hard. She leads the conflict into the theme by having Katniss be courageous when her loved ones are in danger. She could also be putting them in more danger. These situations are what the author uses to have the conflict lead…

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    he thought would result in the best possible outcome. Starting off in The Hunger Games, Gale had a love for Katniss that transcended into something a little more than a crush. In the first book, he was more of an open minded person who liked to please people. He was also providing and taking care of his two brothers, little sister and mom. Even after Katniss volunteered as a tribute for The Hunger Games, Gale was watching out for Katniss’s sister and mom (THG, pg.111). Gale was seen more as a…

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    The Hunger Games: a trilogy to be seen or a trilogy to be read? Have you ever seen The Hunger Games' movie and read The Hunger Games' book? The Hunger Games is a trilogy of young adult dystopian novels written by the American novelist Suzanne Collins. The novels in the trilogy are titled "The Hunger Games" (2008), "Catching Fire" (2009), and "Mockingjay" (2010). These novels have all been developed into films starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson, with the film adaptation of…

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    Catching Fire Symbolism

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    The Catching Fire film opens to the sweeping shot of a hazy, grey forest. Perhaps is it winter, but the tell-tale signs are too vague to assume. A fade to black, and the back of a woman appears, silhouetted. Katniss Everdeen gazes outward, toward the expanse of the lake she once shared with her father. Crouched on the rocks as a bird, perched with clipped wings. Her bow is strung. At the ready. A cut to her face, and those Seam eyes are too far gone. She is focused on something that she wishes…

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