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The Hunger Games And The Sniper

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Sometimes being brave is the only way to get through some situations in life. Katniss from The Hunger Games is brave and so is The Sniper from The sniper. Katniss from The Hunger games and The Sniper from The Sniper are brave because they both risk their lives for their loved ones. First of all, Katniss from The Hunger Games is a brave character because she shot very close to a judge to prove herself and she volunteered for tribute. The first reason she's brave is because she volunteered for tribute “Prim! The strangled cry comes out of my throat and my throat, and my muscles begin to mount again ‘Prim!’ I don't need to shive through the crowd the other kids make way immediately allowing me a straight path to the stage i reach her just as…show more content…
Katniss did lots to prove herself and protect her loved ones and it all took bravery. Second of all The Sniper from The Sniper was a brave character as well. He is brave because he gave away his position on purpose “Taking off his cap, he placed it over the muzzle of his rifle. Then pushed the rifle slowly upward over the parapet, until the cap was visible from the opposite side of the street. Almost immediately there was a report, and and a bullet pierced the center of the cap.” (Flaherty 3) this shows that he The Sniper was willing to give away his position and risk everything although he did risk it for a positive outcome. The second way The Sniper was brave was he got shot and took care of the wound himself and didn't yell because if he did he would give away his position “He broke the neck of the iodine bottle and let the bitter fluid drip into the wound. A paroxysm of pain swept through him. He placed the cotton wadding over the wound and wrapped the dressing over hit. He tied the ends with his teeth.” (Flaherty 4) Cleaning the wound with iodine would have been very painful, iodine is a main ingredient in salt so it would have stung The Sniper a lot. The sniper gave himself pain and gave away his position and that makes him brave. Out of Katniss and The Sniper The Sniper is the bravest. He is brave because he ran across the street with machine guns firing at him just to see who he killed
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