The Hunger Games 'By Suzanne Collins' May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor?

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“May The Odds Be ever in your favor” The Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins, is the first book in a widely popular trilogy. It was also made into a major motion picture. The plot follows the nation of Panem, the only surviving population after the disasters of the world. Panem, containing thirteen districts and one capital led by President Snow, had a rebellion arise. The rebellion lead to a war between the capital and the districts. The districts were defeated, and the Thirteenth District was destroyed in the process. Now, every year since the rebellion there is a reaping for the Hunger Games, as a reminder and a punishment for the rebellion. This is where two teens from each district, a boy and a girl, are selected to compete in the games. A total of twenty-four tributes from the districts compete in a twisted game for survival. Only one tribute will be left alive. The story…show more content…
In the book the story is told in first person, by Katniss. This gives the reader the feeling that he or she is seeing it through Katniss’s eyes and experiencing it the way she is and the way she is feeling. The first person point of view also gives a limited perspective of the story; it allows us to only see some of the characters for a short period of time, giving some characters a mysterious feeling such as President Snow. In the movie this is not the case. The movie is told from a third person point of view. This allows smaller roles to get more screen time. Gale, for instance, was shown throughout the movie worrying about Katniss in the game but in the book he only played a small role. This also goes for the president, in the book he was only described as being at the top of the balcony when the tributes were being introduced in the parade. In the movie it shows him being in control of the

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