And hasn't our history shown that we can send people in arenas, to their death, and call it fun? This causes him to panic, and he kicks Mitchell into a trap that when it set off, releases a net of barbed wire. When they were younger, Peeta helped Katniss by burning bread as an excuse to give it to her so she wouldn't die from starvation. A cannon sounds, and they see 's emaciated body being picked up by a ; she stole and ate the deadly berries, which instantly killed her. Katniss Everdeen: Olive skin, black hair, and gray eyes. Instead of allowing herself the joys of childhood, she has transferred all hopes for childish innocence to her sister Prim, who serves as a personification of innocence for her. Collins suggests that we allow ourselves to be distracted by vacuous, uncivilized entertainments that only suggest the lower qualities of humanity, while the world is growing more unjust by the day, the wealth gap increases, atrocities are committed in the name of justice, and lies are spoon-fed to the population through these very entertainments.
She lives in the nation of Panem, a post-apocalyptic nation in North America. In Mockingjay, following his capture by the Capitol, Katniss describes his mental and physical condition as slowly deteriorating, because of the torture and interrogation methods used on him. Soon, they begin to embrace and kiss again. Peeta is an excellent liar. Although his feelings are genuine, he is hurt to discover that Katniss' were not entirely. Two people from District 8, Bonnie and Twill, escaped during one of the uprisings and informed Katniss of the theory that District 13 still existed. The district is now said to be uninhabitable, the ruins supposedly still smoldering from the toxic bombs dropped upon it.
Brutus was killed by in the arena; Enobaria survived the Games and the rebellion to be one of the few victors left after the war. Cameras are on her every move at every minute; unfortunately, though, she's not funny or charming or even particularly telegenic. The people of the Capital are in a sort of bubble where conditions that affect the other districts don't touch them, nor do they spend their time even thinking of the difference, if they are told the truth at all. The black market, located at an old coal warehouse named the Hob, was where many of the citizens made their money. In our own culture don't we wast food and have food buffets- a … ll you can eat, and throw so much away while people are starving elsewhere. In Catching Fire, Katniss finds important allies in and , the victors from District 4 chosen for the Quarter Quell. The locket and pearl became very important to Katniss and kept them close to her this is when Katniss is fully aware that she loves Peeta as well.
Katniss, of course, despises the place. After the Dark Days, the Capitol lead Panem's population to widely believe that the main industry of District 13 was graphite mining. Its exact method of expansion is unknown; it is possible that some of the separate districts may have even once been smaller, separate nations that were eventually annexed by Panem. When Gale was whipped, Peeta stepped in on his behalf and afterwards helped carry him to Victor's Village. Meanwhile, he uses this opportunity to give her a and a locket with a picture of her family on one side and Gale on the other, trying to convince her not to sacrifice her life for him, as he realizes that she and Haymitch want to keep him alive. While this topic alludes to current controversial topics, like the use of cosmetic surgery and makeup, it also contributes to the ongoing theme of masks and deception that surrounds the Hunger Games. 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.
She dies by eating poisonous berries known as nightlock after watching Peeta harvest them. After distracting the Capitol with live propaganda, Peeta and the other captors are rescued. During both tribute parades and interviews in the Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark in the parades showcased outfits that seemingly caught fire, just like the coal from their District District 12 , while in reality the flames were purely special effects. On the first day of , Peeta's father pointed her out, saying that he wanted to marry her but ultimately didn't as she married a. When the flames cleared, the dress was made of black feathers with white patches on the sleeves, the exact same coloring as a mockingjay. The food Capitol residents eat is extremely rich and appears in exotic and beautiful patterns, such as bread rolls shaped like flowers and oranges served with a sauce. When Katniss and Peeta are the last two survivors, the improvised rule allowing two winners from the same District is revoked.
From the start, Cinna surprises Katniss. Designs Cinna's outfits were mainly focused on Katniss and what suited her best. In response to Katniss's promos with the rebels, Peeta is tortured and beaten by the Capitol as a means of breaking Katniss. In District 12, teenager Katniss Everdeen is a great hunter and archer. Cato falls to the mutts and later returns bloody and mangled, begging for Katniss to perform a mercy kill.
Mayors within the districts act simply as governors, ensuring the districts fulfill their quotas of goods to the Capitol and serve no representative roles as a parliamentarian or senator. This ultimately fails when they attempt to poison themselves in unison, and at the last moment the rule is reinstated, allowing both of them to become victors. Peeta's Capitol Portrait On several occasions, Peeta's hair is described by Katniss as having wavy locks. When 16-year-old Katniss' young sister, Prim, is selected as District 12's female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. They attacked the tributes in packs when Peeta glanced up at them, but the woman victor from 6, or 'female morphling' as Katniss calls her, jumps in front of Peeta to save his life, as she was part of the alliance formed to defend Katniss and Peeta with their lives.
He returns after Gale rescues him, but has had his memories tampered with—or hijacked. Due to having a border with The Capitol, there would most likely be a higher number of guarding the border. Or will she come crashing down? When they arrive at District 11, Peeta makes a speech in which he offers to give Thresh and 's families a month's portion of his earnings each year - something that has never been done before, possibly due to it being against the rules. Upon Katniss' comment that her dress seems too simple for the occasion, Cinna subtly hints that the dress is designed to make her seem innocent and girlish so that the Capitol's rage over her suicide threat will diminish. She begins to believe that maybe she has a chance, that there is hope for her to survive after all. The interview begins with Peeta explaining what happened in the arena before the force field blew up and aggressively defending Katniss' innocence. The male tribute is killed in the bloodbath, while the female tribute dies when a monkey muttation bites her in the chest and ruptures her internal organs as she blocks it from Peeta, who was its initial target.
Take, for example, Katniss's getup at the inaugural event of the Games: Every head is turned our way, pulling the focus from the three chariots ahead of us. The Games consist of a -style combat fought amongst twenty-four teenagers tributes aged 12—18, with one boy and one girl chosen by from each district except for District 13. Katniss is extremely nervous through the commotion, and seeks solace by looking across the square at Gale before hearing the worst possible news: when Effie Trinket reads the name of the female tribute, it is that of her sister,. Being one of the richer districts, they also view the Games as television entertainment. Cinna says that he and the other Capitol people must seem despicable to Katniss with their lavish living.