The Hunger Games, a film based off of a novel written by Susan Collins, was released in March of 2012. The film, and the book it was based on, chronicles the struggles of a girl named Katniss Everdeen, a girl who lives in a poverty stricken province or “District”, until untimely circumstances forces her to play in the Hunger Games, a gladiatorial like contest where children between the ages of 12 and 18 are forced to fight to the death. A contest that was set up by an oppressive and authoritarian government, and has thus far been sustained via the forced obedience of the rebellious Districts, the brainwashing and conditioning of Districts 1 and 2, and the conditioning of the residents of its Capitol. The movie has a variety of messages,
The novel The Hunger Games is written by author Suzannne Collins. Collins created a dystopian novel that has similarities to the current society we live in and could be interpreted to be what the future holds. Throughout the book characteristics of a dystopia society are revealed. From districts starving, living in poverty, being killed for trying to escape to somewhere better and being forced to do things they do not want to do. The beginning of the book on page three, starts with the main character Katniss Everdeen assuming her sister left their bed for their mothers’ because of nightmares caused by the reaping. The reaping is when each district chooses a boy and girl to take place in the Hunger Games. The Hunger games is a sadistic way the capital reminds their citizens they are in control. At the age of twelve children names are entered into calling up until they are
Natalie House Hunt English 110 23 September 20XV The Hunger Games: Should it be censored? Since its publication in 2008, The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins has become “one of the top 50 books sold on kindle and in stores today” according to Forbes Magazine.
The book “The Hunger Games” was written by Suzanne Collins and it’s the first book out of the trilogy she has written. Collins uses a mixture of modern and classical as elements in this story and it allows for any age reader to enjoy it. Some the literary devices she uses in the book are setting, symbolism, and themes. It’s everything you could want in a book because it has a little bit of each genre, like action, romance, comedy, and even mystery. This book will have you sitting at the edge of your seat on minute and then grabbing for a tissue the next. When reading this book, “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins and looking at the setting, symbolism, and theme it’s easy to sense the different tones and emotions going on in the story.
The book, The Hunger Games, was written by Suzanne Collins. This book had many ideas including; power, versions of reality, identity, society and class, love, strength and skill, appearances, politics, competition, and sacrifice. Two very important ideas that stuck out to me were power, and sacrifice. Suzanne Collins has a lot of evidence in her book to support her main ideas. Suzanne Collins is a great author who can very easily grab the readers attention and that is why hers books are so popular, and how so many people are unable to stop reading them.
Most people have heard of the Hunger Games, but don’t know the true meaning. People say it’s a book (or movie) about innocent people getting slaughtered. It may look like that but there is so much more depth. When authors write books, they add their perspective and beliefs. It could be about government, religion and many more controversial topics. In the Hunger Games, the author Suzanne Collins shows what she thinks about government. She does this by relating the Hunger Games to the gladiators and Ancient Roman times. Even the names of characters relate. Hunger Games may not be a sweet and innocent book, but there is a good lesson behind all the violence.
The Hunger Games, the introductory novel in a trilogy book series written by author Suzanne Collins in 2008, is a young adult novel that surrounds a teenage girl named Katniss Everdeen in a futuristic tale of a teenager who defies all odds when they are stacked against her. She is shaken to the core with sacrifice, adversity and danger when she finds herself forced to compete in a televised series of games where there is only one survivor. Not only does she want to live, but she has an incredible sense of responsibility to her family that she’s left behind. The film based off of the best selling novel, also entitled, “The Hunger Games,” premiered in March 2012. Director Gary Ross does a great job of incorporating the plot, setting and
Jamie - Suzan Collins who is the author of the hunger games, used issues in today’s society as a base for her novel. And I believe this is why the novel is so popular. The audience is able to relate to the themes and messages in the novel, resulting in a sell out hit.
The Hunger Games, a film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’s best seller, was released in March 2012 and became the third-highest grossing opening weekend in U.S. history. The story is about a dystopian world whose hero becomes a 16-year-old white female, Katniss Everdeen. The setting of the story is an imaginary country named “Panem” located in North America’s ruins. The country is composed of 12 districts that are dictated by the Capitol. Historically, the districts formed rebellions against the Capitol, but were defeated. From then on, the Capitol maintained its hold on the 12 districts by forcing each to select a boy and a girl “tribute” to compete in a nationally televised event called the Hunger Games. Every citizen in Panem must watch as the tributes, ages 12 to 18, fight to the death until one remains. Katniss Everdeen, the female protagonist, is one of the two tributes of District 12, along with Peeta Mellark. Katniss is a skilled hunter with sharp instincts, and fought her way to survive the arena of the virtual reality show, establishing several impressions of her strong persona and identity in the process.
“Destroying things is much easier than making them” says Suzanne Collins, author of The Hunger Games. This novel was released in September of 2008. This book causes the readers to feel angry, sympathetic, thought provoking, desperate and hopeful all at the same time. It also shows the worst and best of humanity. Hunger games is a novel that successfully exhibits the idea that destroying things is much easier than making them up by breaking the story into three main parts: passion, survival, and love.
“May the odds be ever in your favor”- Effie Trinket. The hunger games is a book written by Suzanne Collins, this book has a world of its own, the book shows two types of people the people that are in poverty and the wealthy people, there are districts 1-12 and there is the capitol the place where all the people live, the lower class citizens live in the districts.
The Hunger Games is a science fiction, dystopian post-apocalyptic series that takes place in a futuristic North American nation called Panem. The film series is based on the novel series of the same title written by Suzanne Collins. Many who watch the films view them as an action-packed adventure series, but The Hunger Games, like many other dystopian films, feature social and political subjects that relate back to past and present culture. Dystopian films like the Hunger Games provide messages, either directly or indirectly, that connect to issues in society. These messages are based in specific themes featured throughout the series. Government and society, media and culture, feminism and leadership, and ethics and the environment are the main reoccurring themes presented in the Hunger Games. In this essay I will examine how aspects of the Hunger Games series, like other dystopian films, make connections to contemporary sociopolitical issues, while also examining how the author brings awareness to these topics.
A popular young adult trilogy was recently made into movies. The first book of The Hunger Games came out in 2008. The first book, The Hunger Games, sold more than 28 million copies in the United States alone. The second is Catching Fire, and the final book in the series is Mockingjay, all were written by Suzanne Collins.
The hunger games from the author Suzanne Collins a first book that became popular at the middle of the year 2008. According to the author, KatnissEverdeen is a modernized version of ancient hero Theseus and the modernized version of classical Rome is the country of Panem. It was a great novel especially for young adults. Katniss is the protagonist in this movie and she really portrayed of being a hero, smart hunter and survivor among the twenty four contestants. This game was being constructed by the government of the Capitol and it is yearly happen. This is all about violence, pierce, and even killing of people which is live on television that makes a great impact to the people as best- selling sensation.
The film The Hunger Games, released in 2012 and based off the first book of a literary trilogy, has become a source of entertainment and intrigue among many Americans. Featuring a futuristic and dystopian United States, it has captured the imagination for some and kindled a intense obsession for others. While on the surface this movie might seem to simply be a story with a riveting plot line about young love, vicious combat, and survival, it is much more than that. As most films do, if one takes a closer look, The Hunger Games gives rise to multiple sociological patterns and themes. If one observes with an informed and critical eye, sociological issues that are embedded in the film are revealed. From this, one can draw cultural and