Themes of Hope in The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut

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Its also expected to be seen with confidence without any fear behind. Therefore, hope isn’t something that can be wished upon the stars at night; instead, one has to create a passion or believe within themselves in order to see their path towards hope. As a matter of fact, everyone has hope inside of them but its only them who can release that inner emotion into the air and believe that without it our life is directionless. The two dystopian works, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and “Harrison Bergeron” by Kurt Vonnegut demonstrates a similar theme where there is hope for change in society; however, The Hunger Games conveys hope for change by rebellion against an oppressive government control through the motivation of winning the game with the desire to survive whereas “Harrison Bergeron” mentions hope for change for freedom of individuality over equality through rebellion against an oppressive government control. In the film, The Hunger Games directed by Gary Ross shows the protagonist, Katniss Everdeen as a strong well-skilled District 12’s female tribute who carries hope along to survive in the arena among other tributes to rebel against an oppressive government control. Throughout the film we can see how Katniss gets motivated by her loved ones back at home as well as her District 12’s members. For instance, Katniss’s younger sister, Prim gives strength when she gives the mocking jay pin…

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