The character development was impressive. You simply feel the emotion of the books. The fact that other contestants appear quite volatile and tactile pushes Katniss to react in a harsh manner by failing to trust people. These twenty-four children, ranging in age from twelve to eighteen, must fight to the death, and there can be only one winner. The district revolted, and the Capital demolished it and killed all its inhabitants. She is feisty, a survivor, loyal, soft and loving person. There is a reason it is this popular, it averages 4.
This book follows Katniss Everdeen as she steps in to enter this game. I have a very mature reader, who is 9yrs old, and I have a hard time finding material for her to read. The writing was pretty bad, and to be honest the whole first-person present thing made it kind of hard to read. Critics of pop culture will sneer when will they not? After reading some of the death scenes I was shaken for days. I don't usually stay up late reading novels, but this time I did. In the book, Katniss struggles for a full day before finding water. The Arena is ;where the Hunger Games take place.
He has great strategy, selflessness, and a likable personality. This Young Adult book is set in the future long after North America has been demolished, in a nation known as Panem. The games, therefore, instill fear to the Districts never to rise up again in the rebellion of the ruling regime. Having a victor is important to a district — extra food and a few luxuries will be granted to the winner's district. His feelings for Katniss will be revealed and at the same time be exploited during the games. Katniss is plunged into the Capitol, a world of lust, greed, and politics, and then into the arena, where anything goes. Katniss Everdeen is the main character in the Hunger Games.
It is like letting a child play a violent video game over and over. Almost from the first page, as with Rowling's Potter novels, the reader is struck with a sense that here is something special—that often ineffable quality which so many writers lust to possess but which is rarely achieved, that this book in some strange way resonates with the deepest realities of human existence, or at least of human existence at this time in history. The film and book are equal in terms of drama and excitement. This book grasps your attention and sucks you into the book. With a variety of themes treated, this book also talks about life, family values and love.
Book Reviewed by Kingjay Entering your comments is easy to do. My child just read this book in the 6th grade. A bell went off in my head. Quotes that I want to hug. Even more disturbing is the casting criteria for Katniss Everdeen. Katniss is a strong character who solves her own problems and takes charge of her own life. The Capitol is where President Snow lives and run the nation they live in, Panam.
The majority of the book takes place in the Arena designed by the Gamemakers. Some religious groups have denounced the books as unacceptable for its presentation of violence and for the ever-present theme of looming death. She makes and loses friends, and I became so attached to her and her fellow tribute from District 12 that I was dying to find out how the book ended. Suzanne says that the two things started to mix together in her head and she had the idea for The Hunger Games. When parents watch movies with their kids, they can talk through things. Tension builds in each book of the series, leaving the reader eager to read the next book.
They kill one another and become the Capitols puppets. Contrary to the guarantee that the chances of selection increase with age, it does not work out for Katniss since her sister is selected at only twelve years old. The main character, 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, volunteers for the Hunger Games to keep her younger sister from being required to participate and her experiences and fight to survive are the heart of the book. Give it time so they can get everything they should out of the book and not be numbed by it. It was so descriptive, and a thrilling ending topped it off.
It has a lot of descriptive words and uses figurative language to pull the reader further into the story. Every year Panam has the hunger game. The people who live in the Capitol contribute little to their own sustenance and are concerned mainly with the latest fashions and amusements. I think the idea is a little bit crazy that People who don´t know each other must kill each other but for a book or a film it is really great. Each citizen is the Games until their conclusion, which may take hours or days.
Instead, there is the nation of Panem, governed by a totalitarian government. New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Collins delivers equal parts suspense and philosophy, adventure and romance, in this searing novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present. Haymitch, the only living survivor of the Hunger Games from District 12, is a drunkard, but his actions are shown to be disgusting and negative. Am I proud of that? There are no easy answers as Katniss deals with the violent Hunger Games and the dramatic results. And you cannot stop us.