It is the day of the reaping. Now it's time for boys. Gale, on the other hand, is much more vocal about his hatred for the Capitol while they're in the woods, but, though Katniss understands his anger, she doesn't see how it helps. She, however, taught Katniss the art of healing with herbs. As the Hunger Games take place, we are shown the dark side of humanity and how far we are willing to go to survive. When they were younger, he would offer Katniss burnt bread because she was starving and could not afford to buy. It holds three chairs, a podium, and two large glass balls filled with names, one for girls and one for boys.
I really wanna get out of here. Will Katniss have the heart to kill Peeta and vice versa, or will they both survive? The narration is also effective in providing dramatic irony throughout the novel, as we can infer much about Katniss both from what she chooses to tell us and how she chooses to tell it. Effie Trinket asks for a round of applause, but the crowd remains silent and offers only a gesture of respect to Katniss. The mockingjay reminds Katniss of her father, because he used to sing to the birds, who would repeat his song. Almost everyone in the Seam has straight black hair, olive skin, and gray eyes. It is ironic, then, that the reaping, which is a very unjust ceremony, is held in front of the Justice Building.
Katniss Everdeen She is the main character and protagonist of the story. This is a place where children with no family, or their family is unable to care for them, are taken. The Treaty of Treason gave us the new laws to guarantee peace and, as our yearly reminder that the Dark Days must never be repeated, it gave us the Hunger Games. Lastly she is visited by Gale, who tells her she needs to fashion a bow and arrows, because she is a skilled archer. The Hunger Games is one of the best methods that the Capitol has for ensuring that the districts remain divided. Wait why am I thinking about Firey? It would be easy for Katniss to stop fighting and simply give up. District 12 is located in an area which used to be called Appalachia.
Poor people often need tesserae to survive, so the children of the poor end up having their names entered numerous times. He was a winner of the games and a former tribute from District 12. Katniss, who is sixteen, will have her name in twenty times, and Gale, who is eighteen, will have his in forty-two times. The games in Rome grew progressively more frequent and violent with growing unemployment as the Roman empire expanded, bringing more slaves in for labor and hence taking jobs from citizens. The last tribute standing wins. .
In punishment, and as a reminder of the power and grace of the Capitol, each district must yield one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 through a lottery system to participate in the games. She never thanked him for the bread. Katniss is an example of a stoic hero — she is well aware of the unfairness of the world around her, having had to grow up so quickly to provide for her mother and Prim. The lottery system is a prime example of social inequality. I realize I detest Haymitch.
Not only is the divide between the wealthy who we don't see up close until the Capitol in Chapter 4 and the poor enormous, but it is openly acknowledged by the use of Districts. Katniss tried to keep Prim neat and presentable, because if the Peacekeepers found out they were not being cared for, then they would put Katniss and Prim into the community home. Some are wonderful and nice while others are pure evil and filled with so much hate. Instead, she's worried about losing a good hunting partner. This chapter provides the history of Panem, the districts, and the Capitol, and establishes the discordant relationship that exists between the rulers and the ruled.
The Capitol defeated the districts, with the thirteenth being so badly destroyed that it ceased to exist. As the mayor reads his name, Haymitch Abernathy drunkenly stumbles onto the stage and gives Effie an unwelcome hug. Katniss recalls that when she was younger, she would blurt out criticisms of the government, frightening her mother. Many people who live District 12's Seam go hungry, because of a lack of food. She meets her friend Gale in the woods.
She is the assigned proper escort to District 12 and an administrator of the Hunger Games. They have very little regard for the lives of those in the districts and work to keep the people living within the districts, as well as the districts themselves, as divided as possible. You can expect a good read from this book! On her excursion, she meets Gale, a boy about her age and her frequent hunting partner. Katniss and Prim embrace, and Gale has to pull Prim away from Katniss. It completely upset my digestion.