Analysis Of The Book ' Hunger Games '

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Roman elements in the series of Hunger Games

Rome, which was once the greatest power of the world, had tremendous impact on how we do things in different social aspects today: The Roman Republic is the origin of modern democratic system, and the Roman Law, which was seen as the foundation of modern legal system, is still a required course for law school students nowadays. However, Roman impacts on our modern society is not only within the conceptions of social systems, but in the aspect of culture. A great number of movies, TV episodes, novels and video games about Ancient Rome are created nowadays.
The series of movie called Hunger Games is transcribed from the novels called Hunger Games written by Suzanne Collins, it’s mainly about the story of Katniss Everdeen who fought in the arena of the 74th and 75th Hunger Game in the nation of Panem and later became the “Mockingjay” of the rebellion against the Capitol, for which it is believed that connect closely with the society of Ancient Rome.
Throughout the 3 movies of the Hunger Game, many similarities between the society of Panem and Rome can be found, which are listed as follows. Firstly, Roman Culture can be seen from the movies. The country of Panem has 12 districts, and all of them is under control of the Capitol. Capitol holds Hunger Games every year in honor of “peace”. 2 tributes, 1 man and 1 woman, were selected randomly from a district. 24 tributes were selected to fight in the arena of the Capitol, and only 1
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