Why does Katniss place flowers on Rue’s body?
She wants to thwart the Capitol's dehumanization of tributes. Watching kids fight to the death isn't quite as entertaining if you empathize with them, and Katniss's actions remind the viewers that Rue was just a little girl whose death deserves to be mourned.The flowers are an act of defiance, and the last kind thing she can do for Rue.
Why does District 11 send bread to Katniss? What is significant about this gesture?
District 11 sent the bread in Rue's memory. They wanted to thank Katniss for helping her survive and showing her compassion in her dying moments. It's a meaningful gesture - the people of...
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