Cato was the final tribute to be killed when Katniss shot him with her bow out of pity after he was shredded beyond repair by wolf-like muttations. The Hunger Games are a punishment for a previous uprising, where two tributes from each district are chosen to fight to death in an arena. Besides, everything in the Capital is about self interest, and not at all about caring outside of oneself. The government also delibertely limits the growth of the districts to keep them under control. District 9 is the only district to lose both of its tributes in the bloodbath of both the 74th and 75th Hunger Games and the only one to have no named characters in the trilogy. Along with Districts 7 and 11, It was among the first districts to rebel, as Katniss saw on 's television on a monitor on the Victory Tour train in the film, showing all three: 7, 8 and 11.
Almost everything grown is shipped directly to the Capitol. He comforts her when she has nightmares. And finally, the most severe indicator of class divisions in Panem is the use of tesserae, the system of trading extra entries in the lottery for food supplies. Haymitch and Peeta work together to form the plan of the 'star-crossed lovers of District 12' act to gain sympathy from the audience. Though the full details of the society are not revealed until later in the chapter, it's useful to understand them. So, Katniss must learn the importance of public image, celebrity, and creating a persona.
In the victory tour, the victor speaks publicly in each district, even if they are disliked or even hated by certain districts, especially if the victor was responsible for their tribute's death. She was fine about it until one day when just Finnick and Katniss were in a room they saw that Peeta was tortured on live television. A sixty-second countdown to the start of the Games begins, during which any tribute who steps off his or her plate will be killed immediately by planted in the ground around the plates. Near the end of the Dark Days they managed to take control of the. Little information is given on the original source of the weapons development, though it is possible it originated from what remained of the United States military prior to the formation of Panem.
Katniss lives in a world with no future. Analysis With this chapter, Collins considers what it means to be human and what it means to be beautiful. In the films, the uniforms did not have flotation devices, but in both versions, the uniforms were designed to help survive in tropical temperatures. A new Arena is built every year, while past arenas become popular tourist attractions for Capitol citizens. Main article: The Capitol seal Location , hence its name, is the capital of Panem and serves as the nation's central seat of government. Even though District 12 mines coal, it is implied throughout the series that the coal is used to heat buildings and homes in the Capitol instead of being burned to generate electricity.
Ever since he was five years old, Peeta had a huge crush on Katniss Everdeen. The rebels were winning, especially when the star squad was launched to kill President Snow. The only area where there was no attack was the Cornucopia and the saltwater lake. His was kind, but his was known to beat Peeta and his two brothers if they made a mistake for example, she hits Peeta with a rolling pin for burning the. In Panem, the law is harshly enforced: After , a sadistic annual event known as was established as a warning reminder of the past. He first appears in an interview with Caesar Flickerman.
In the 74th Hunger Games, the was the first person to be killed in the book. One example of this is Finnick, who served as prostitute to the Capitol citizens, both men and women, under the threat of having his girlfriend, the fellow victor Annie, tortured. When Katniss no longer hears the song, she turns around to find that has slit Wiress' throat and reflexively shoots him. This plan is abandoned when Gale is caught hunting and the new Head , , publicly whips him, with Katniss realizing that she has to stay in the district in order to protect her family. Though Bonnie and Twill never made it to safety in District 13.
People do not speak to Avoxes unless giving them an order. Before she leaves, Katniss says goodbye to her mother and Prim; to Madge, the mayor's daughter who gives her the mockingjay pin, a recurring symbol in the novel; to Peeta's father the baker; and to Gale, for whom her feelings are already conflicted, wavering between friendship and love. No name or description is given to the male tribute from District 5, except that he is one of the eleven who die in the bloodbath on the first day. Everything in that part of the district was covered in a layer of coal dust due to the coal mining of the region. The trains are known for their speed and comfort. This concept, very much tied to Katniss, is a final connection to Rome.
From the attack on the hydroelectric dam during the second rebellion, it is implied that there are only a handful of power facilities, given the Capitol's limited ability to supply power to the city. Along with District 2, District 1 is heavily favored by the Capitol and is fairly wealthy compared to the rest of the districts. Its excellent taste and craftsmanship keep Capitol residents bewigged and bedazzled year-round. When Katniss does not hear Peeta whistle after an extended period of time, she becomes frightened and, upon finding him, chastises him for worrying her. In the orchards, small children were sent into the branches to pick the highest fruit.
Peeta tells Finnick to take care of Annie. Johanna's family is said to have been killed because she refused to be a subject of such cruelty. As Peeta and Katniss go into the District 11 Justice Building, they see the man who whistled as he is executed by a gunshot to the head. Peeta in the Training Center. The arena for the 74th Hunger Games is a largely forested area with a central meadow where the Cornucopia is located, a lake, and a wheat field.