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T2510 the hunger games

The Hunger Games

Roxanne Heitmeier

on 14 November 2012

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The Hunger Games Characters By Suzanne Collins These are the tributes in the 74th annual Hunger Games. This book focuses on District 12's tributes. Katniss Everdeen narrates the story. 74 years ago, The 13 districts rebelled against the Capitol (government). The Capitol destroyed the 13th district and began the Hunger Games. The Capitol believes that selecting a boy and girl from the age 12-18 at random from each district to fight to the death will keep peace around the districts. The Capital citizens are very wealthy and have their own style of clothes. They do not compete in the Hunger Games; they bet on their favorites and see it as a reality television show. Every District has their own escort from the capitol. District 12's escort is Effie Trinket. Every District also has a stylist. Katniss hates capitol citizens because she doesn't understand how they can watch this and enjoy it. This is what Cinna and Katniss have in common. He tries his best to help her, and she trusts him. Capitol District 12 Katniss Everdeen is 16 years old. Her weapon of choice is a bow and arrow. She volunteered to be District 12's female tribute. Primrose Everdeen is Katniss's sister. She is 12 years old. Her first year at the reaping, she was chosen to be the female tribute. Peeta Mellark is 16 years old. His family owns a bakery. His specialty is to carry heavy objects and camoflouge himself. In Peeta's interview, he confesses his love for Katniss. Peeta allies the careers, but in an attempt to save Katniss, Cato sliced Peeta's leg. Forcing him to leave the careers. Haymich Abernathy is district 12's mentor. A mentor is a winner from previous ears who come back to help their own district to win. District 12 is a very poor district. Out of the 74 years of having the hunger games, only two people from district 12 have won. This is the reasoning for Haymitch's drunkness. He is depressed that every person he helps, dies, but he sobers up this year. Katniss and Peeta showed that they will not give up. Gale Hawthorne is Katniss's best friend. He is 18 years old. He taught her how to set up snares. Katniss's and Gale's father worked together, and unfortunatley died in a coal mining accident. This forced Katniss and Gale to work together and provide for their family. The Careers Cato is the district 2 tribute. Because this is his last year, he volunteered to compete. His weapon of choice is a sword. District 1 and 2 tributes are called the careers. They are called this because they train their whole life to compete for this. They consider this as an honor. This is clove. She is an expert on knives. She is the tribute from district 2. This is the male tribute from district 1. His name is not revealed until the second book, but in the movie they announce it. His name is Marvel. His weapon is a spear. This is Glimmer. She is District 1's female tribute. She isnt skilled with a certain weapon but when the tribute run to the center of the arena, the cornacopia, Glimmer grabbed a bow and arrow. She was the first tribute to die. Her death was actually caused because of Katniss. This is thresh. He is the male tribute from District 11. He is very quiet but also very tough. This is Rue, she is the youngest tribute. Katniss and Rue become allies. Her specialty is sleath. he can climb and jump from tree to tree. We never learn this person's name. We know the nickname that Katniss calls her, Foxface. She is probably the smartest tribute. She stalks tributes and steals their food, but only enough for her to survive and for them not to notice. Claudius Templesmith is the host of the games. He came on an intercom and told the tributes that their could be to winners from the same district. This meant that Peeta and Katniss or Cato and Clove could win together. As for Thresh and Foxface, their district partner had already died leaving them to fend for themselves only. Katniss finds Peeta and acts like she is in love with him. Capitol people send food, medication, water, etc. to their favorite tributes. If Peeta and Katniss get people to like their love story then they will get supplies. Claudius also announced that they will hold a feast for the tributes. They have what the tributes need most. Katniss goes to get Peeta's medication for his leg. This is where thresh beats clove and saved Katniss. Setting The arena is where the tributes fight to the death. The cornacopia is in the middle of the arena. The weapons are held here. This is also where the careers hold their supplies. The Capitol District 12 Death of main tributes

Glimmer- Killed by tracker jackers which Katniss dropped on the careers. She was the first main tribute to die.

Clove- clove was in the process of killing Katniss, but Thresh saved Katniss. He killed Clove with a rock. Clove was the fourth tribute to die.

Thresh- Thresh took the backpack labelled 2 when he went to the feast. This is the thing that Cato and Clove needed the most. Cato went to find Thresh to get it back, and he killed thresh. Thresh died after foxface whick makes him the sixth to die.

Rue- In an attempt to take the careers down, Rue was killed by Mavel. She was caught in a net first, and then a spear was thrown into her stomach. Rue was the second main tribute to die.

Cato- The mutts were eating Cato alive, but they were torturing him. Katniss shot Cato with an arrow to put him out of his misery, and finish the games.
marvel Cato was the last tribute to die.

Foxface- Katniss saw Foxface in action so she is aware of her stealth. Katniss told Peeta to pick nuts and berries while she hunts. While Katniss was hunting, she heard a connon fire which means that a tribute died. She runs to see if Peeta was the one who died. He was alive, but Foxface wasn't. Foxface saw Peeta picking berries and took some for her to eat. Foxface and Peeta didnt realize that they were posionous. Katniss was the one to realize that it was nightlock. Foxface came in fifth place.

Marvel- Marvel caught Rue in a net. He threw his spear to kill her, and out of anger, Katniss shot him with an arrow right in his throat. Marvel was the third main tribute to die. Information. After Katniss kills Cato, Katniss and Peeta celebrate. They are the winners. Cladius Templesmith makes an announcement that there can only be one winner. Katniss pulls out the night lock for an act of double suicide. As their about to swallow. Seneca Crane, the head gamemaker, screams to stop. He allows them to stay alive. Well President Snow is not too thrilled with this. He sees this as an act of rebelling. Haymitch tells Katniss to make it seem as though she couldnt spend her life without Peeta in it. Haymitch didnt tell Peeta this because he is already deeply in love with her. Snow hung Seneca and is now out to get District 12 winners. The book ends with Peeta and Katniss in a fight because Peeta loves her and she only pretended to stay alive, and when they arrive to thier destination, he asks "one more time, for the audience?" Katniss gripped his hand tight dreading the moment that she has to let go. The End! Roxanne Heitmeier T2510 http://blogcritics.org/books/article/book-review-the-hunger-games-by3/
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