Plus, the name Thresh just sounds like it belongs to a strong, muscular dog. This term refers to the techniques used by the Roman Empire to keep the masses happy and docile. His strong, striking appearance helps Cinna get attention wherever he goes, just like a chow chow. In keeping with the parallels with ancient Rome, however, most of the residents of the urban Capitol have a distinctly Roman flavor to their names. Cato Cato is the intense career tribute from District 2. Katniss is strong, independent, agile, loyal and a bit detached from emotion. She is terrified of the reaping, but she loves her sister more.
Any adjustments necessary will be made to satisfy legal concerns. Although she's smaller than most of the other tributes, she is highly feared because of her superb knife-throwing techniques and sadistic personality. And at the end of it all, when her fight should be over, we see her lose everything. The humble Peeta also stands in contrast to the grandiose Panem, which, as noted above, is Latin for bread. Peeta, who despite not being loved by his mother, gave all the love he had to Katniss and everyone around him.
These traits make Katniss the perfect pet name for a dog with the same sort of personality: Akitas. Effie Effie Trinket is the bubbly yet proper woman who is tasked with bringing Katniss and Peeta from District 13 to the Capitol. Foxface manages to outsmart nearly every tribute and is only brought down by some poison berries. We're going to kill you. There aren't any really explicit shout outs in The Hunger Games, but we know from interviews that Suzanne Collins was inspired, in part, by the ancient Roman Empire. Cinna Cinna is the flamboyant and loyal stylist who gets Katniss ready for her debut in the Capitol.
Katniss turns around, ready to shoot Cato with her bow when Cato points out that if she shoots him, both he and Peeta would fall to the muttations. Finnick, who was abused but still sees the best in people. If you value our work, please disable your ad blocker. Katniss is not the only character we love. Alternate names: , Seneca — the Head Gamemaker of the 74th Hunger Games who lets both Katniss and Peeta live. German shepherds are used in military and police forces around the world, thanks to their acute intelligence and strength.
J-Law commissioned a portrait of her beloved dog that hangs over her fireplace at home. Alternate names: , , , — the capitol-born female chaperone of Katniss and Effie. Althernat names: , Cinna — the capitol stylist for District 12 who makes Katniss a star. Coriolanus Snow: The evil president is named for another Roman, one who was immortalized in. Let us know in the comments. The names can be roughly divided into two groups: Characters from the poor, depleted districts are named after plants or other earthy items; those from the regal capital have a Roman influence. We loved the world of Hunger Games, although we would not want to live there, we still like to feel part of it.
The Hunger Games names The first of The Hunger Gamestrilogy features Katniss Everdeen, who lives in the post-apocalyptic country of Panem. These traits make Cato a perfect name for a German shepherd. He presumably trained extremely for Games life like most tributes from his district. There is Johanna, who has lost a lot but still wants to be a good person. By simulating, you are agreeing to these terms. We love the name Foxface for a little feline friend.
Like he volunteered for the Games. One of the first things readers of The Hunger Games may notice is the imaginative names Suzanne Collins bestows upon her characters. These include Cato, Portia, Octavia, and Flavia. We saw a strong and diverse cast take on the worst evil in their world and come out scathed. Just like we did your pathetic little ally.
He attempted to remove the arrow by pulling it out, but drowned in his own blood. One was a politician involved in the assassination plot against Julius Caesar whom many thought to be a tyrant. Please if you have any comments or concerns about copyright. But after seeing a hospital get attacked, she personally calls him out. G g :L--,J g },! Castor and Pollux Much like the , this pair of Capitol natives, who first appear in Mockingjay the final novel in the trilogy , are twins.
Jennifer snapped at the unfortunate paparazzo and scooped her precious dog off the floor. The muttations brutally attack Cato for hours, but he is too weak to defend himself. He is the leader of the Career formed by from Districts , , and in only Districts 1 and 2. But what about that crazy first name? This sums up the personality traits of a pit bull perfectly: Pitties are large and intimidating, but very loyal and caring when it comes to the ones they care about. The latter first appears in Catching Fire, the second book in the series. It is unknown if he volunteered or was reaped for the Games.