Short book review on hunger games
The Hunger Games is an adaptation of the first in a set of three fantasy books aimed at younger readers by Suzanne Collins, in which teenagers culled from the 12 districts of a post-Apocalyptic nation called Panem are pitted against each other in an annual, state-sponsored fight to the death. Your country, Panem, has a long and difficult history. It currently holds a wealthy, ruling Capitol surrounded by twelve poorer districts.
Each year, in punishment from previous rebellion of the Districts against the Capitol, two boys and two girls between the ages of twelve and eighteen from each district are forced to participate in a cruel and graphic televised event called the Hunger Games, hosted by the cold-hearted Capitol. For her, survival is second nature. IntroductionThe Hunger Games is a book by the American author Suzanne Collins.
It was published in 2008 and has sold millions of copies. It is the first book for young readers to sell a million electronic books and you can buy it in 2 different languages. The Hunger Games is now a very successful film. It made About.com RatingCompare PricesIn The Hunger Games, author Suzanne Collins has created a fascinating dystopian world. The Hunger Games is a compelling novel focusing on life in an authoritarian society in which young people must compete to the death in the annual Hunger Games.
The main character, 1-year-old Katniss Everdeen, volunteers for the Hunger Games to keep her younger sister from being required to participate and her experiences and fight to survive are the heart of the book.Reading The Hunger Games can lead to interesting discussions about our own world and how reality shows, threats of war, authoritarian governments and obsession with fashion trends influence us daily.
Due to the darkness of the story, it is best suited for teens and adults rather than tweens, although many younger kids have read the book or seen the movie or both. In a place once known as North America, now known as Panem, is a very rich City surrounded by twelve Districts. Every year because this very rich City, known as The Capitol, is so rich and likes to think they control all the Districts - which they do - there is something known as The Hunger Games.
This will be a terrific discussion starter for middle-school literature groups, in which students will quickly make fruitful connections to our own society. Readers also learn a bit about how to survive in the wilderness. The story and its sequels are rich in provocative political and social commentary, and explore epic themes of morality, loyalty, obedience, oppression, rebellion, redemption, sacrifice, and, of course, survival.
For a story about 24 teens forced to kill each other, the gore level is fairly low -- but there is some. Teens are speared, shot with arrows, stabbed, mauled by wild animals, bSixteen year old Katniss Everdeen lives in District 12. Every year, the Capitol chooses two children, one boy and one girl, from Districts 1 through 12 to go to the Hunger Games. This is to remind the districts of their power over them.Out of all the twenty-four tributes, only one comes back.This book starts off on the day of the reaping, and Katniss has her name entered twenty times.
Own the rights. Buy it at AmazonMore at IMDb Pro Update Data QuickliThe Hunger Games, written by Suzanne Collins, is fiction in the young adult genre, which is not my age group, but I found myself unable to put it down. Its combination of nerve-racking tension, thrilling action, and engaging love story kept me up until the wee hours. I was surprised at how completely engrossing the plot was.
Like Brave New World, this story is set in a future where the government oppresses its people, but the book also borrows ideas from the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur.When the book opens, North America as we know it has been destroyed and is now divided into 12 districts, ruled by an oppressive government located at the Capitol. The Games pit children from ages 12 to 18 against e.