Before Katniss leaves the area, she checks her snare traps and finds one rabbit. However, a hero will emerge and give hope and inspiration to many. Katniss has complicated feelings toward Peeta because as children, at risk of punishment, he gave her some bread when her family was starving. Then an enouncer says theres been a rule change, that two people from one district can win. The most significant event is the reaping for the Quarter Quell, because it is limited to past victors. She breaks a bone in her heel and bruises her tailbone in the fall. This section contains 701 words approx.
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. Katniss grabs her sleeping bag, which contains her backpack and water bottle, and runs. Pity does not get the tributes any support, so she examines her injury, packs her bag, drinks a bit of water, and eats some water plants' roots. Katniss continues fleeing, and a few minutes later, a cannon sounds confirming her death. Katniss Everdeen, her sister Prim, and her mother live in District Twelve, the coal mining district. Stealing and hunting are both punishable by death, if the perpetrator is caught by the , or federal police. She gives up for the night and goes up into a tree.
They live at the edge of the district, which is enclosed by an electric fence that only works every once in a while. She tells her mother she suffered her injuries in a fall. She has also found out from her style team districts 4 and 3 are also in upheaval. Across the way, up in another tree, she recognizes two eyes watching her through the dark. She runs and climbs up a tree. She teases Katniss more and decides to slowly kill her.
Her best friend is Gale who hunts with her. The back of her jacket gets burned. The Capitol heads a totalitarian government that controls its population primarily through the yearly ritual of the Hunger Games. Katniss and Peeta have to act like they're in love to get good ratings from the public because the hunger games are televised. She rushes over to find that her severe stings have paralyzed her body so that Katniss must break her fingers in order to free the bow. This was seen as rebelling because that had never happened in the games.
By the time the Careers arrive, Katniss is twenty feet above them in the tree. She then breaks into an empty house in Victory Village to scream out her hysteria. In the 73 years of the Games, only two have won — and the only current survivor, , arrives on the stage as his name is read. We find out that Katniss finds Gale attractive but they are not romantically involved. She does it during the anthem to muffle the sound. Yet the Capitol is so proficient at shrouding the Games in ritual and tradition — see the ceremony of the reaping for myriad examples — that this brutality becomes the linking social force.
These tributes, all teenagers between the ages of twelve and eighteen must fight to the death in a large outdoor arena. Katniss is worried that she or her friend Gale's names may be drawn to compete, but she is shocked when her younger sister Prim's name is called. Which includes a lot of waxing on their part. Suddenly, fireballs begin to shoot at Katniss, and she tries to move away from the area where the launchers must be located. She notices as she approaches the fence that it is electrified. She still blames Peeta for distracting her when the gong went off, preventing her from getting the bow and arrow in the first place.
In seconds she's in a tree. He asks Katniss if she is afraid of fire. Abandoning her plan, she just runs for her life. Instead of waking her family, Katniss heads out to hunt, introducing her reader to her surroundings as she does. She runs from the heat and smoke along with the rest of the fleeing woodland creatures. They try to help clean him up, then he punches Peeta.
Will Katniss have the heart to kill Peeta and vice versa, or will they both survive? Peeta reveals his crush on her to the world, and while she thinks it is a gimmick, he truly has feelings for her that he makes clear throughout the Games. Katniss bluffs and says that he is hunting Cato. Katniss thinks her only chance of escaping may be to drop the nest onto the tributes below. She prays Haymitch will send her water via sponsors, even speaking the word aloud so as to capture it on camera. She plans to tell Gale how much he means to her after the reaping.
Not only is the divide between the wealthy who we don't see up close until the Capitol in Chapter 4 and the poor enormous, but it is openly acknowledged by the use of Districts. We have only affordable prices for you, and we offer a quality service. Percy, Annabeth, and Grover encounter a Chimera 3. Chapter 8- Completely irritated by the Gamemakers, Katniss storms out of the training area and up to her room. They all fight to the death in an arena until there is one winner. It is a great irony that Panem civilization is maintained through the use of such an uncivilized practice as the Hunger Games. There she stays the whole night.