The Question and Answer section for The Hunger Games is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Katniss uses her minute to take in her surroundings. On one end of their plain, the ground seems to drop off. On one side is a lake, and on another the border of sparse woodland. Haymitch's advice suggests she should eschew any supplies and rush...
Dystopian societies usually happen after massive war or cataclysm. They are generally oppressive and an authoritarian power controls people.
Cato breaks the boy from District 3's neck, after Katniss destroys their provisions.