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The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

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‘’The hunger games’’ is a novel written by Suzanne Collins, published in 2008. The genre of the book is thriller/survival, and is written over 27 chapters with 454 pages. In this analysis, I will tell you about how the main character Katniss changes through the novel, and tell you a little about the central characters that plays an important role for her. ‘’The Hunger Games’’, is set in the future in the country Panem, and is about the sixteen-year-old girl, Katniss Everdeen. Panem is divided into twelve districts and one capital, called “The Capitol”. Each year one girl, and one boy from each district are randomly picked to take part in “The Hunger Games”. They fight to the death until there is only one champion. This game is for the entertainment of people in the Capitol, as a reminder that the districts are not free. Katniss volunteers to The hunger games when her little sister Primrose is nominated, and enters the games with a boy from the same district, called Peeta Mellark. In the beginning of the book, Katniss is described as a typical girl from the Seam, which is a part of District Twelve. She has grey eyes, olive skin, and long dark hair, which she wears in a braid. Her personality is described as quiet and reserved, except for when she is out in the woods, hunting with Gale. Gale is her hunting-partner, and best friend. Both their fathers died in the same coalmining accident, and they keep their families alive by hunting illegally outside of district twelve, as
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