The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

1. Summary of the plot.
In a future North-America known as Panem, the capitol selects a boy and a girl between the ages of 12 to 18 from each of the 12 districts the country is divided by, to fight each other in a huge arena till there’s only one survivor left.
Every district has its own specialty where it focuses on. So is the specialty of district 12 coal mining, 7 lumber export, 4 anything sea related (fishing etc.) and district 2 has electronics.

The book is about Katniss Everdeen who is a 16-year-old citizen of the poorest district, district 12. Her dad died when she was 11 in a coal mining accident, leaving her, prim (her little sister) and her mom behind who after the accident becomes depressed. Because of the death of her father, her mother closes her own pharmaceutical shop. They don’t have an income and Katniss is forced to start hunting illegally to keep her family alive.
When the annual hunger games start every district takes a boy and girl to participate in the hunger games. Poor people are more likely to be chosen because they have put their names more times in lottery. They do this because every time you put your name in the lottery your family will receive more food.

At the selection of the two children who are going to participate in the hunger games, Primrose Everdeen is chosen, the sister of Katniss. Because it’s the first year Prim is participating and her name is only once in the lottery, Katniss volunteers tot go to the hunger games. The boy who’s selected is Peeta Mellark where Katniss has an rather dramatic history with.

Before they enter the arena they have an basic weapon training and a show off where they can let their comparatives see what they actual can or can’t. They get a mentor who teaches them techniques to stay alive. They agree to let the world know that they’re in ‘’love’’ to get extra sponsors. They also get their own stylist, and this is where she meets Cinna the district 12 stylist. He becomes her best...

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