The cavalier treatment of Haymitch's alcoholism, the total lack of sensical world-building and the sentence fragments grated on me. Yeah we learn a little more, and the last few pages shake things up a bit, but I shouldn't have to wait until I've read to the end to finally learn something interesting. Except I have too much respect for my arse to do that. The ending of this novel shows a lot of contradiction making this book a must to read. The victory of Katniss and Peeta is a win not just for District 12 but the others too. Did they put everything that was in the book in the movie? Peeta has turned his back on her completely. She's tough but emotional, self-assured yet apologetic, compassionate but practical.
In theory, it's supposed to be electrified twenty-four hours a day as a deterrent to the predators that live in the woods - packs of wild dogs, lone cougars, bears - that used to threaten our streets. And there doesn't seem to be room for anything else. The one thing I didn't like about this book is the part where Katniss finds out she has to go back to the Hunger Games. I just want to, darn it. The novel shows the sarcastic side of society and how being pretty is not something which is important along with adventure and self-discovery.
The reaping isn't until two. The arena resembles an analog clock with one lethal event occurring every hour on a twelve hour cycle. How could we do that here? Katniss watches Peeta on television, and is unable to cope with her guilt. Nice Natalie: Must you ruin everything? Bet you didn't see this coming. There are varying accounts of how this came to be, but the accounts agree on the arrangement that was made. In the first book, all of the characters go through the entire book without changing at all by the end. I bought the books for that reason, right? Katniss's confession was a heat-of-the-moment thing.
Katniss flashback of Gale: Nice Nat Testing, testing. And the Capitol wants revenge. Note that it is true what they say, that Gale and Peeta are practically the same character, except Gale tends to be irritatingly convenient in his reactions and tends to jump to the most nonsensical conclusions, so I do tend to prefer Peeta. Needless to say, I absolutely fell in love with Finnick. I don't say that in a bad way, like he's such a tool, man.
I literally had to read some sentences five times just to understand what Katniss was trying to say, and let me tell you one thing: that's a fantastic way to totally alienate your reader from the narrative. Hell-uh-oh, Kat and Peet, this means you-oo. Time to boat this bass. As a lesson to the districts? Katniss had shown them up big time when she publicly defied the gamemasters to keep from having to kill Peeta, an act of sedition as much as it was an act of courage and honor. He is clearly in love with her. But if you ever tell anyone I agreed with you, I'll beat you with an orange in a sock.
Before reading: Nice Natalie: I hope it's as good as The Hunger Games. That was apparently a mistake, but she ends up falling in love with him in the first hint of rebellion. In Catching Fire, the second novel in the Hunger Games trilogy, Suzanne Collins continues the story of Katniss Everdeen, testing her more than ever before. There is lieterally about a hundred and some odd pages of this book that should have died on the Catching Fire was one of my most anticipated books of 2009. The Hunger Games novel is hard to effectively portray through a film because the writers and… 868 Words 4 Pages The last movie is the novel adaptation, Hunger Games series came to a close on November 17, 2015.
Supple leather that has molded to my feet. And while I think some of those shows can succeed on different levels, there's also the voyeuristic thrill, watching people being humiliated or brought to tears or suffering physically. The new Games arena is a beach and jungle terrain with the Cornucopia located on a small island in the center of a miniature sea. Was it because she was so old her days were numbered anyway? I was all set to throw in the towel with this series. Many of these books are all time classics appealing to all ages.
I hated the first book, and to have it repeated on myself again was frustrating and poor taste. Also, Katniss seems to have taken a step back. After President Snow threatens her family and friends, Katniss tries to put out the fire she stated, but her efforts only seem to encourage more dissent. Her feelings for Peeta will be exploited for the games, which are aired across all the districts. Katniss and Peeta should be happy. I like that she has some makeout time on the beach with Peeta, though. When I wake up, the other side of the bed is cold.