The Hunger Games Book Summary — Theme The novel is set in a dystopian kind of world. Peeta is the baker's son and lives with two brothers, a quiet father, and a strict disciplinarian mother. He also reveals all of the political secrets he learned from clients, including the fact that President Snow only became the leader of Panem by poisoning his opponents. One year later, Primrose and her mother Paula Malcomson were among the handful of survivors from District 12 before they were reunited with Katniss in District 13. She is a professional hunter with great survival skills, and her best weapon is her bow and arrow. Capitol Member who Wears an Eye-Patch uncredited. So some genius made him my cousin.
Greasy Sae An old woman who trades commodities at the Hob, the District 12 trading post. It reveals the sad state of society and the cruel punishment citizens receive should they defy the state. The Master of Ceremonies or host for the Hunger Games. Katniss, the story's narrator and heroine, is 16 years old and has straight black hair, gray eyes, and olive skin. This was going to be the 74 th hunger games.
Rue is often mentioned by Katniss in the later books. Haymitch became an example of what happens to those who defy the Capitol. Peeta is described as being medium height, strongly built and has ashy blonde hair. Well, until the Capitol brainwashes him, that is. Her death will be painful for Katniss and at the same time be an inspiration and motivation for her to fight on and beat the regime. Primrose Everdeen Katniss's younger sister, 12 years old. He is a fierce fighter and represents the ruthless ruling hand in the system.
Diverging from Primrose Everdeen's appearance in the novels, Willow Shields's own hazel eyes took the place of the crystalline blue Prim shared with her mother. She won by very convincingly portraying herself as weak and helpless so that she would be ignored. Rue and Katniss teamed up and blew up the other's supplies. This information comes out on national television during a pre-Games interview. Donald Sutherland's screen turn as President Snow was one of the most distinguishable from the written origins because he wasn't the small, thin, sinister-looking villain of the books, and his lips certainly didn't match the botched enhancement job described on paper. She was Katniss' friend and the mayor's daughter.
His father was killed in the same mine explosion that killed her father. Then she tries to starve herself to death while in confinement but that doesn't work either. He was a winner of the games and a former tribute from District 12. If so, it was a waste of time and money, because he's not appealing at all. During the 50th Hunger Games 2nd Quarter Quell reaping, she and Madge's mother were clinging on Maysilee Donner, Madge's aunt and Ms. Dark straight hair, olive skin, gray eyes.
Up close she looks about ten. She openly defies and defames the Capitol at every opportunity, but the Capitol usually ignores her, since they had already eliminated those she loved. He is very popular among the people of the Capitol, both because he is a victorious Career tribute and a sex symbol, known for having many lovers in the Capitol, none of whom he stays with for long. She is only seen briefly in Mockingjay — Part 1 with her head shaved, but no less rebellious than she was before. During the Games, he discovered a wall of shrubbery at the edge of the Arena that concealed a force field, which ricocheted anything thrown in its direction. The districts rebelled against the capital, nearly causing the extinction of the human race.
She must carry out such tasks as drawing the tributes' names at the reaping and escorting them to the Capitol. The result is a triple metaphor that uses Panem to draw connections between Ancient Rome and the modern United States, and it suggests that the modern United States has something like its own panem et circenses strategy in place, with reality television taking on the role of the gladiatorial Games. In the second book, Catching Fire, Katniss returns to District 12, but their relationship cannot continue as it was, since Katniss and Peeta must play the part of lovers due to threats from the Capitol. I may be smaller naturally, but overall my family's resourcefulness has given me an edge in that area. The poorest of the districts, District 12 is largely neglected by the Capital. Ahead of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2, ComingSoon. She scored a 7 in her individual training which was unusually high for such a young tribute and survived the initial bloodbath.
Rue had dark eyes and dark skin. After the rebellion was quashed, the Capital created the Hunger Games to maintain peace and order by breeding fear in the districts. She is around 80 years old and volunteered to take the place of a young woman, , to spare her. She learns more about this part of herself during the Games. The arrow to his neck caused Marvel to drown in his own blood. Mags is one of the first people Katniss wants for an ally, along with Beetee and Wiress.