The Hunger Games By Suzanne Collins

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The Hunger Games is a book trilogy that was turned into a movie series. The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay are a part of the original book trilogy written by Suzanne Collins. The books quickly became an extremely popular hit, and they were turned into a mainstream movie series franchise. The movies based off the popular books are The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, Mockingjay Part 1, and Mockingjay Part 2. “With more than 26 million books sold and box office receipts grossing $68.3 million on the opening day of the film adaptation of the first novel, this post-apocalyptic, dystopian series clearly appeals to a wide audience that is not limited to a specific age, group or gender” (Simmons). The Hunger Games Series is phenomenally written, as it tells the remarkable story of a contrasting world, controlling government, an unlikely love triangle, and the hope and pain that comes along with a potent symbol of freedom. The Hunger Games series is situated in a highly contrasting world called Panem. It was establish during the post-apocalyptic world and is located in the remains of North America. It is split up into 13 nation states, called districts, only 12 of which are recognized by the Capitol, who control all of Panem. The 13th District was obliterated during The Dark Days, which was caused by a rebellion. Each district is known for what they manufacture or produce. The wealthiest is the Capitol, they are superior to all the districts because they control Panem.

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