A Rhetorical Analysis Of The Movie 'Catching Fire'
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With the fall of District 12, Katniss Everdeen the heroine in the movie “Catching Fire” visits her hometown only to find the remains of children and corpses. A group of survivors that hide beneath the grounds of District 13, a presumably dead land, aim to overthrow President Snow and destroy the tradition of The Hunger games all together. Traumatized by the bloody events following the Quarter Quell, Katniss is hesitant to assume the position as the Mockingjay. In efforts to gain allies, Katniss and the members of District 13 are sent to District 8 where the Peacemakers have brought destruction that resulted in the bombing of a hospital that held innocent civilians in need of urgent care. Seeing the fear and sadness in the eyes of the injured, Katniss is mildly inspired to bring about change. However, the moment was bittersweet as a bomb lands on the hospital and Katniss is unable to save anybody. Enraged, Katniss turns fiercely to the camera and uses tricolon, foreshadow and metaphors in efforts to unite the districts and end the fear…show more content… By using tricolon, Katniss will create a sense of uprising and power. By placing emphasis on her words Katniss stresses the importance of revolting against President snow she quotes “You can torture us, and bomb us, and burn our districts to the ground” this gives the viewers a sense of unity. Katniss also uses three phrases in order to strengthen her bold statement so that the viewers will memorize it like an anthem or pledge. The verbal cues in the scenes also help to demonstrate the intensity of her speech, the burning buildings and ashes in the background and the tears rolling down her cheek. Katniss exasperated screams also gives the viewer a sense of desperation, a sudden urge to take