Hunger Games Book Report Essay

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The Hunger Games Book Report
1. State the title, author, and number of pages.
The Hunger Games is a novel written by Suzanna Collins. The book consists of 374 pages.
2. Tell what the book is about. Describe the setting.
The book is about Katniss, a sixteen year old girl, who lives in district 12 with her mother and her sister, Prim. Each year, the Hunger Games are held, and a boy and a girl from each district are chosen to fight to the death. Prim is chosen but Katniss volunteers to take the place of her in the game. Peeta is chosen as the boy from District 12. The majority of the book takes place in the Arena designed by the Gamemakers. The main goal of the games is to kill the others and be the last one standing. The winner and their
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Cinna, Katniss’ stylist, is a supportive and clever person who helps to win the hearts of the audience. He supports her by motivating her and by being as friend to her.
5. Describe the main problem or conflict the characters have to solve.
The main problem/conflict throughout the novel is the struggle to survive. The 24 contestants in the Hunger Games must kill each other and be the last one remaining. Another conflict is the conflict that Katniss has with herself. She battles with herself, unable to decide whether she loves Gale or if she loves Peeta. For all of the contestants, they must decide who to befriend, betray, or kill.
6. Describe some things that happened as the characters tried to solve the problem.
While competing in the Hunger Games, Katniss is unsure if Peeta is on her side or not because he betrays her and joins the Careers; plotting to team up and kill the weak. This make Katniss extremely confused, causing her to be uncertain of whether or not she will be able to kill Peeta since he is her supposed star-crossed lover. She also debates with herself because she cannot decide if she is in love with Gale or Peeta. During the Hunger Games, Katniss becomes friends with Rue through the mocking jay pin. Rue is killed, but Katniss remembers her by using the wisdom that she learned from Rue.
7. Tell how the book ended.
In the end
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