It didn't help that she had also starred in several other high-profile blockbusters playing older women, so audiences definitely didn't think of her as a teenager anymore. The next day, Katniss and Peeta attend group training, and the tributes from rich districts who have trained for the Games their whole lives, called Career Tributes, show off their skills. Though she fears making emotional connections that could compromise her desire to win, she agrees to portray the image of a unified front, an idea proposed by their sponsor Haymitch. While Rue lights decoy fires, Katniss sneaks up to the Cornucopia. Once she does, she loses her hearing in one ear and sees Cato, a Career Tribute, strangle the person who was supposed to guard the stash. Your brief description made me wanna read the other 2 books. A rebellion needs to stoke its supporters, but there's no way these promo films were so important they outweighed the actual battles.
Food is also very abundant and the nights are warm. Katniss returns to Peeta with her package, which turns out to be medicine that soon returns him back to health. Clearly, The Hunger Games didn't want to deal with Katniss having to find or make new arrows, or have a subplot of her running out. She wakes up sometime later, with Rue watching over her. Minor Plot hole: Cannon sounds are heard every time contestants are killed. Apparently, dispensing advice requires a lot of drinking.
Lawrence was 25 by the time Mockingjay - Part 2 hit theaters, almost a full decade older than her character. Yes, he's played by a Hemsworth brother and he kisses Katniss, but he's just not essential to the story. The Hunger Games arrive, and before Katniss is let loose, Cinna slips her a little present: the pin of a mockingjay bird of the future and convenient symbol of defiance when the Capitol gets all up in your business that she got from her sister when she volunteered to take her place. Unexpectedly, however, he runs straight by them. The American Library Association listed The Hunger Games as the third most challenged book of 2010, citing excessive violence and sexual content unsuited to the age group. Let us know in the comments! When they were younger, he would offer Katniss burnt bread because she was starving and could not afford to buy.
They arrive at the Capitol to great acclaim and quickly become celebrities. She is able to sleep but is woken by the sound of snapping branches nearby. But their main challenge turns out not to be Cato, but several wolf-man creatures unleashed by the Gamemakers, creatures reanimated from the corpses of dead tributes. She survives with a little help form Rue, a small, young Tribute who's good at hiding in trees, and with a nest of genetically engineered death wasps called tracker jackers that she drops right on her pursuers' faces. But that wouldn't make for a good story, would it? The Hunger Games is written from Katniss' first-person perspective, and it does make some sense that someone wouldn't think of their own parents by their first names.
She is too agile for Katniss to get her. As a small act of rebellion against the Capitol, which expects the tributes to dehumanize one another, Katniss sings to Rue and decorates her corpse with flowers before the body is fetched by the Capitol. Her father is dead and she lives with her mother and sister Prim in District 12 in the country of Panem. Jennifer Lawrence may be synonymous with Katniss Everdeen now, but there was a time when fans and critics were less than pleased with the casting decision. Minor Plot hole: For a competition called the Hunger Games, there is a serious lack of hunger to be found.
Around the time Collins was writing The Hunger Games, the world was also seeing the beginnings of the ongoing global recession, emphasizing the wealth gap and the conditions of poverty both within the United States and abroad. The Hunger Games Book Summary — Theme The novel is set in a dystopian kind of world. The series answers none of these questions. Ever since her father's death, she has been the family provider, hunting illegally in the woods outside the district with her friend Gale. All spoilers shall be destroyed! She is feisty, a survivor, loyal, soft and loving person. This was going to be the 74 th hunger games. That night, at the reaping ceremony, the mayor gives a speech describing how the governments of North America collapsed and the country of Panem rose up in their place.
Peeta and Katniss threaten to commit dual suicide, which would ruin the Games, and they are hence awarded a dual victory. She realizes that someone is building a fire, an extremely stupid mistake that soon attracts the Career tributes, who she sees have formed an alliance, not uncommon for the early stages of the games. Katniss and Peeta escape by climbing to higher ground, while the other tribute falls and is tortured by the creatures. That night, while she hides in a tree from the pack of Careers below, she notices a young girl named Rue from District 11 in a nearby tree. Minor Plot hole: A tiny girl who gets impaled by a spear as big as her legs will stay alive for the 5 long minutes that will be required to make the saddest scene in the movie. Her mother and little sister, Prim, sleep nearby. The studio went with the undeniably talented Lawrence, and the rest is history.