Hunger Games Comparison

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“Science fiction is the search for definition of man and his status in the universe which will stand in our advanced but confused state of knowledge, and is characteristically cast in the Gothic or post-Gothic mould.”—Brian W. Aldiss in Trillion Year Spree: the History of Science Fiction (London, 1986). Science fiction is a widely loved category of movies. Some of the most popular science fiction movies were released these past years. The Hunger Games directed by Gary Ross, and Divergent directed by Neil Burger are two of them. The Hunger Games is about a 16 year old girl named Katniss Everdeen who lives in the dystopian country of Panem. Panem is a fictional nation that consists of 12 districts and the Capitol. Two teens from every District are randomly picked to fight in an all-out death match called The Hunger Games. When her sister is picked out to be in The Hunger Games, Katniss volunteers to go …show more content…

Both movies include a female protagonist that is accompanied by a male that the girl eventually falls in love for. Incidentally, these two characters also share similarities in their families. Katniss has a mom, sister, and a father who died. Beatrice has a mom, a brother, and a father who died. Although very similar in their surrounding life, Katniss and Beatrice are quote different in attitude. Katniss took role as a provider once her father died. She is skilled with a bow and arrow is intelligence and cares for people close to her. She oh so bravely took her sister's place in The Hunger Games. On the other hand, Beatrice isn't much of a leader until she is called to be. However, she is like Katniss, being intelligent and caring. Although she isn't skilled with a weapon, she is good at hand-to-hand combat, and because she is a Divergent she has traits of all five factions. This means she is very versatile. In short, both characters stand for what is right yet are different in their

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