Renowned for his affability, he is able through his manner to assuage her stage fright before she goes up, second-to-last. Katniss attends the feast and retrieves a syringe of medicine for Peeta. The representative, , explains that children can move from station to station at will, but cannot fight one another. The victory of Katniss and Peeta is a win not just for District 12 but the others too. Both are chosen at random, but with different odds of having their names chosen.
Also, every since you are old enough to be entered, your name is added one more time until you are too old to be in the drawing. This will allow him to garner sponsors to pay for medicine. Since Katniss is the only surviving female victor of District 12, this means she is a tribute by default. Also, she continues to keep Peeta at an emotional distance, even if they pretend otherwise by staying together. In an impoverished world, she cannot imagine being a mother and giving birth to children into a cruel, poor world.
She finds a hanging bag of apples and shoots at it. This concept, very much tied to Katniss, is a final connection to Rome. GradeSaver, 6 December 2012 Web. Rich people find their lives boring, because they don't know what to do with their money. These children are called 'careers'. Their indifference to her work, manifested in their attention to a newly-arrived roasted pig, angers her and she fires an arrow directly to their balcony, skewering the apple in the pig's mouth with her arrow. For a while, there were 13 districts.
Katniss, our hero, who otherwise is full of such deep love for her family and friend Gale, never seems to question the Games in this Chapter. This makes for an exhilarating narrative and a future we can fear and believe in, but it also allows us to see the similarities between Katniss's world and ours. One boy and one girl are chosen from each district; twenty-four contestants enter The Hunger Games each year and fight to the death until one person stands. Soon, the anthem that precedes the death recap begins to play, and Katniss notes with relief that Peeta is still alive. She sees some berries that Rue had warned her were deadly. Parts of her are actually on fire. Then they congratulate each other, and start to talk about the interviews.
The trackerjackers got their name because they would track you down until you died, and those who survived them would have terrible hallucinations. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. When she goes to get it, she sees Peeta, who had just joined the careers to save Katniss, fighting one of the bigger Careers. She escapes, but her calf was badly burned by one of the balls of fire. The Games illustrate how thoroughly Panem citizens are at the mercy of the Capitol, since it keeps them subdued by making them complicit in the atrocities as audience.
These Districts have specific tasks that contribute to the overall well-being of the empire. The crowd murmurs unhappily as Prim steps up towards the stage, and the sight of her little sister brings Katniss back to her senses. When Peeta and Katniss are reunited they are dressed up and forced to watch the games on television. Where ever they stung you a large boil would appear, it would be green and would itch incredibly. Katniss lives in a dystopic society built on the ruins of what was once North America, now named Panem.
On that day, Katniss brought Prim with her into the Meadow where they picked a bucket full of dandelion greens, stems, and flowers. She then goes to the town square to view the reaping. They are fetched by the Capitol representatives, and separated for a long period of recovery. She gathers her things and tries to run. Still, as they prepare a stew and dress pretty for the reaping, Katniss is worried about her powerlessness. If I waited until the end, the unbelievable cliffhanger with which Collins closes every single chapter would catch me and pull me back into the book.
She started having horrible hallucinations, but then finally woke up. She puts flowers around Rue and sings her a song that Rue had taught her until she passes. The next day the Gamemakers announce their scores. The novel has a quite a number of characters, here is a list of 11 and the role they play in the overall plot of the story. That night, she makes contact with , the youngest tribute, who Katniss associates with Prim. She does her best to help him recover, but it isn't until Haymitch sends her a gift following a kiss she shares with him that she understands that playing up the romance angle could pay off.
Katniss realizes that she had brought some of the poisonous berries with her incase they would help he with the disposing of the last tribute, and she thinks of an idea. She looks around immediately, but then realizes that it was he that she had stepped on. Katniss Everdeen, her sister Prim, and her mother live in District Twelve, the coal mining district. When she is done answering questions, Peeta goes up. You'll be pulled in and under. Katniss is very good with a bow and arrow so when she privately preforms for the judges she starts to shoot a dummy.