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by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games study guide contains a biography of Suzanne Collins, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

The Hunger Games details the adventure of Katniss Everdeen, who is forced to engage in a fight-to-the-death tournament against other children. The novel takes place in Panem, a dystopic country built on what was once North America. In a world of limited resources, the despotic government run by the Capitol keeps its citizens in line by separating them into Districts and reinforcing severe class separations. But their strongest tool to promote disunion and to discourage rebellion is the Hunger Games: a yearly event where two tributes from each district are pitted against each other for the country to watch on television.

Katniss lives with her mother and younger sister Prim in District 12, the poorest of the districts. Ever since her father's…

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Posted By zoey c #354663 at Jan 25, 2014 6:57 PM

How bad was Katniss's burn?

How bad was it? Use the text to support your reasoning.

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Posted By iron man s #343118 at Oct 28, 2013 6:57 PM

Compare Iron Man to Cato. What are some words that describe Tony Stark and Cato? (Similar and difference)

Compare the two. they seem like they would be a team, (if Cato was nice) and yeah. so um, compare them and have a good time. Fill me.

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