The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins

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Imagine you and your family suddenly have to move from Salt Lake City UT all the way to… Antarctica! Of course it isn 't realistic for someone to live in Antarctica, but then again, The Hunger Games isn 't that much different. Picture you are moving to Antarctica, away from people, friends, extended family, warmth, life, entertainment, happiness! You finally arrive to your isolated, barren planes of snow and ice for a home and realize, BAM! Where is religion in your life? Where will you go for church each Sunday? There is no religion or anything to be found; nothing! Let me introduce you to a celebrated novel with a story much like the one I just told. This book is The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins. In this story we have a poor society that is quite barren and void of the morals and standards that bring us the happiness and richness we enjoy in life. One major contributor to this “emptiness,” is the non-existence of religion or God in their society. The Hunger Games tells of a corrupt nation called Panem, which consists of thirteen districts. However, district thirteen was mercilessly destroyed by the dictating Capitol, which leaves only twelve populated districts. Each year the Capitol forces two chosen teenagers, a female and male, from each district to compete for their lives in a blood-thirsty and cruel television show called The Hunger Games. The story focuses on a fierce, brave young woman named Katniss Everdeen and how she survives the Hunger Games along with her

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