She gathers her things and tries to run. Not only is this a great way to teach the parts of the plot, but it reinforces major events and help students develop greater understanding of literary structures. There used to be thirteen districts, but after a rebellion, District 13 was eliminated by the opulent Capitol, which rules Panam with harsh authoritarianism. His idea for her costume for the opening ceremony is to set her a blaze. The film is centered around Katniss Everdeen - a 16-year-old girl from District 12, who volunteers for her 12-year-old sister, Prim, when Prim's name is chosen - and Katniss's fellow District 12 tribute, Peeta Mellark, with whom she has some rather dramatic history. District 12 mines coal and many outfits that the tributes wear are not very attractive.
A person could have their name in the reaping twelve times or two. Only one person can win. She also finds an empty water bottle, which reminds her of how dire her water situation might become. She and Peeta, also dressed in the fire motif, are led out to a stage with the other tributes. During training, Katniss reveals her archery skills to the Gamemakers and scores an amazing 11 out of 12. Together with Peeta Mellark, they head by train to the Capital to be prepared for the brutal game. The Hunger Games is the story of post-apocalyptic North America, now renamed Panem and divided into twelve Districts.
The remainder of Part One of the novel follows the children as they are both trained for the brutal games and groomed to portray a certain image for the audience. The youngest tribute, Rue, sticks out her hand and points to something on a branch near Katniss. She yells aloud for the cameras that if there will be either two tributes or none. . When Kat's sister is chosen by lottery, Kat steps up to go in her place. Katniss is stunned by Peeta's announcement, she is also embarrassed, so she lowers her head to conceal her emotions from the viewers. Peeta taken away by doctors and Katniss offered a drink while she is screaming for Peeta behind the glass meant to keep her away.
The Hunger Games Summary — Characters The hunger games characters are interesting and exciting. As the female tribute from the last District, Katniss is called last and immediately notices that the Gamemakers, who have been there all day and endured 23 previous displays, are drunk and distracted. Peeta certainly has a spark and is not utterly compliant — he stands up to her and their mentors, albeit with less force than she does. Her sister freaks out and gale brings her to her mother. You'll set aside anything else you've been reading. Climax Katniss and Peeta enter the deadly Hunger Games after a short stay in the Capitol where they trained and were put on display for the public.
He doesn't want the Games to turn him into a killing monster. She knows it was a mistake and leaves immediately. In a strategy that has never been used before, Katniss and Peeta are presented as a pair during the opening ceremonies. In a world of limited resources, the despotic government run by the Capitol keeps its citizens in line by separating them into Districts and reinforcing severe class separations. Neither Katniss nor Peeta will kill the other, so Katniss takes out the poisonous berries. She's less interested in overthrowing the Capitol than in ensuring that her sister doesn't worry about the selection.
Tessera is something you can exchange your name in the reaping for. When 16-year-old Katniss' young sister, Prim, is selected as District 12's female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. Haymitch tells them to remain together at all times, too. They fight in an arena designed by the Gamemakers, and the whole event is for people's entertainment. GradeSaver, 6 December 2012 Web.
She realizes that Haymitch will reward her for playing up the romance between her and Peeta. At first you see this just within her family. In seconds she's in a tree. Feeling relief, she gets back into a tree to sleep. The games are broadcast through the Capital and the twelve districts to entertain and intimidate the population. She, after trying to sleep for several hours, goes up to the roof for some fresh air.
During the opening ceremonies, Cinna and Portia dress Katniss and Peeta in flames and they draw much attention to themselves. The work is grueling for Katniss and the four hours she spends preparing seem endless, but in the end Effie has made her presentable to the country. She survives with a little help form Rue, a small, young Tribute who's good at hiding in trees, and with a nest of genetically engineered death wasps called tracker jackers that she drops right on her pursuers' faces. Then comes the actual interviews. She thinks about her sister Prim, who is 4 years younger, and her mother, both of whom have depended upon Katniss for survival ever since Katniss' father died in a mine explosion when she was 11.