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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 allie g #342721 at Oct 25, 2013 5:17 PM

The arena is where the tributes train for the games right? Well, in the movie the lady says that some of you might be killed before the actual games begin. why?

The Hunger Games is a book by Suzanne Collins. The plot is when 16 year old Katniss Everdeen is chosen to be one of the 23 tributes to compete in the 74th Annual Hunger Games. When Katniss goes to the reaping ceremony where two young man and woman are chosen to attend the hunger games, Primrose Everdeen, Katniss's younger sister is chosen, Katniss volunteers for Primrose. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark are both the children that are chosen to compete in the Hunger Games. I don't know how old Peeta is but I'm guessing around 17 or 16 years old.

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