The Hunger Games Book Summary — Plot The hunger games is a novel that unfolds in Panem, an apocalyptic world. The Capitol funds the games, which are simulcast to all the people of the Capitol and also to those in the districts. Having won over the viewers in the Capitol, the game-makers announce that two tributes, rather than one can win, so long as they are from the same district. The views and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the LearnEnglish Teens team. Snow announces a special 75th edition of the Hunger Games—known as the —in which Katniss and Peeta are forced to compete with other past victors, effectively canceling the wedding. As the train pulls into District 12, they put on a happy face for the camera, take each other's hands and step onto the platform.
Her feelings for Peeta will be exploited for the games, which are aired across all the districts. President Coin asks Katniss to tape another promotional film outside, to show the Capitol that they are still there. As punishment for a revolution in the past, the Capitol created the Hunger Games. Katniss refuses and devises a plan to keep them both alive: they will both threaten to eat poisoned berries and leave the Capitol with no winners in the Hunger Games. Katniss also meets Plutarch Heavensbee, the new Head Gamemaker since Seneca Crane's 'suicide', and the two share a brief dance and a few tense words.
One boy and one girl aged twelve to eighteen are chosen from each district to fight on live television until only one child remains. Katniss starts shooting a propaganda film in a studio under the direction of Heavensbee, but her improvisation skills are far from convincing. She's less interested in overthrowing the Capitol than in ensuring that her sister doesn't worry about the selection. Romans were treating their slaves like that. Hamish devises a strategy of portraying Katniss and Peeta as a couple to garner public support.
As the Victors of the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta Mellark are required to take a Victory Tour of the country and pay respect to the fallen tributes of the other districts. The tribute is about to kill her when Thresh, the male tribute from District 11 who came to the Games with Rue, kills the girl instead. You gave me a chance. She is one of Katniss' allies for the 75th Games and a mentor to Finnick. Thread is then ready to shoot both her Gale when Haymitch and Peeta intervene, reminding him that Katniss is the 'darling of the Capitol' and her being killed with reflect badly on him.
There is also a marshy area and a rocky area with numerous caves next to a stream. Ever since her father's death, she has been the family provider, hunting illegally in the woods outside the district with her friend Gale. The footage is broadcast on the news channel, and within a day, all rebels have adopted the tune as their protest song. She hikes all day before making camp. The entertainment, of course, was largely provided by gladiatorial Games. The Hunger Games Part 3 The last part of the book is centered on the final moments of the games.
During the trip, she and Peeta convince Haymitch, their mentor in the Games and the person responsible for getting them gifts from sponsors, to take his duties seriously. The two have a habit of sneaking out past the fence in their District to go hunting in the forbidden woods, something the Capitol definitely frowns on. Plutarch implies afterwards that Coin could have been less hard on Katniss, but Coin seems to believe otherwise. Because of the story's obscurity, it is most appropriate for high pupils and grown-ups. Our Heroine, and her buddy Gale.
Collins adapted the novel for film herself, along with director. Collins has said this format comes from her playwriting background, which taught her to write in a ; her previous series, , was written in the same way. Thread stands down, but promises to kill all of them if there's even the slightest trouble. They battle at the arena center after the Capitol unleashes giant dogs to hunt them down. Before she can stop herself, Katniss calls out Peeta's name.
Katniss herself is much sought after as an ally after the other tributes see her archery skills. One of the most recognizable would be Peeta and Gale. Katniss retorts that Peeta said a similar thing, and was branded a traitor for it. Eventually, Katniss and Peeta must face off with Cato, the only other surviving tribute, but before that they are all pursued by wild dogs which are actually genetically mutated killing machines. So many people have said that The Hunger Games are like Twilight.
Part 2: The Games At last: Let the Games begin! The novels have all been developed into starring , with the film adaptation of Mockingjay split into two parts. He tells the nation that he and other victors of previous Hunger Games were often prostituted to rich Capitol citizens; refusal resulted in the death of loved ones. Ally decides she isn't usefull for stealing food anymore from the other carreers. Crusaders like Gale make lousy boyfriends. Beetee suggests a plan to electrocute the two remaining tributes outside the alliance, Careers Brutus and Enobaria, using his wire and the tree that is struck by lightning at 12:00, connected to the saltwater pool and the damp beach. The Capitol is known as a city of abundant wealth and grandeur.