How Far Would You Go For A Loved One Analysis

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How Far Would You Go For a Loved One? Striving is to make great efforts to achieve a goal. When one strives for a loved one, they will go an extra mile to do a deed for that person. Whether that deed is making a friend or loved one feel better or protecting them in every possible way. Those two ideas may seem different, but initially still mean the same thing. To strive. Striving for someone, no matter who it is will always make one feel better in the long run, and some believe that the more help others do for one another will make the world a better place. Paulo Coelho’s aphorism, “When we love, we always strive to become better than we are...when we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too,”(155), is clearly exemplified through the characters Katniss, and Prim in the book The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. …show more content…

The certain way in which she interacts with her younger sister Prim helps symbolize this point. Katniss’s relationship with her sister is pure love. The book, The Hunger Games expresses the theme of love in the relationship between two sisters,(Atkins). Katniss’s actions towards Prim and the way she describes her, you can tell how much the sisters rely on one another and care for each other. Katniss specifically illustrates Coelho's aphorism when she puts her sister's life first and volunteers for the games (Atkins). Her actions are not the only example of how Katniss illustrates Coelho's aphorism, she also demonstrates his aphorism through her words. From the quote, “ Prim’s face is as fresh as a raindrop, as lovely as the primrose for which she was named,”(Collins 1) you can tell how fond Katniss is of her sister. Both of these examples help to understand how Katniss loves prim and feels the need to protect and become a better person for

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