Why does Katniss create a dummy of Seneca Crane?
Katniss, along with the rest of Panem, is reminded of her total powerlessness by the Quarter Quell. Her actions in the training center are a defiant attempt to show the Gamemakers that she's not afraid of them, and that they will be held accountable for their crimes. Obviously she still is afraid of them, but since they've already put her in a situation where she's forced to fight to the death, she reasons that there are few ways for them to make her situation worse. Katniss is inspired by Peeta's defiance, which she senses despite not knowing the details, symbolizing the effect compatriots can have on would-be...
Join Now to View Premium Content
GradeSaver provides access to 944 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 7601 literature essays, 2153 sample college application essays, 318 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.