The Hunger Games By George Henry George

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“No person, I think, ever saw a herd of buffalo, of which a few were fat and the great majority lean. No person ever saw a flock of birds, of which two or three were swimming in grease, and the others all skin and bone,” said by the political economist Henry George. The meaning of this quote is that things work better when there is equality, and this relates to The Hunger Games theme of inequality between the poor and the rich. As seen in The Hunger Games, anyone who didn 't live in the capital was living in poverty. The only way to get out of poverty was to win The Hunger Games.
The importance of this research paper is to show how the themes are presented in The Hunger Games. The themes that can be found in the story are the inequality between the poor and the rich, using suffering as entertainment, and the importance of appearance. My main focus will be how different the lives of the rich and of the poor are. I will also give examples of how that theme is portrayed. In this essay, there will be a historical and cultural context, a summary of the novel, and a literary analysis. This essay will analyze how Katniss suffers to free her family from poverty and the hands of the capital, indicating that family is the most important value a person can have and sometimes you have to sacrifice all you have to protect those you love.
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This certain book was based on the way the government views people. The way the government thinks people should be treated based

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