3 Culture/Society District 12 is lower class Smallest district Coal minersGirl on fire/Spark for rebellionExceeds low expectationsTrained for hunting by breaking the law (Collins Hunger Games)
4 Setting Time of oppressive Capitol Prepared for first arena by hunting in the woods with GaleFather died when she was young, forced to provide for mother/sisterRisks her life for Prim (Collins Hunger Games)Mother is depressed, Katniss takes on family leadership roleQuiet, unsociable (Rosenburg)
5 Thoughts toward family Unconditional love toward Mom & PrimSole provider for the familyFeels alone, takes that ethic into arenaHas hard time warming up to people (i.e. Haymitch, Peeta, Prep. Team) (Collins Hunger Games)Takes Prim’s place in first gamesTreats Gale and his family like her own
6 Feelings toward The Capitol Didn’t question leadershipAngered by Games, shoots at Gamemakers in trainingThrives in the first Arena, embarrasses Capitol by faking suicide with Peeta (Collins Hunger Games)That is her first act of defiance, unknowingly identifies her as the symbol of rebellionLater realizes how terrible and manipulative it is, hate for Capitol grows (Collins Catching Fire)Very confused about how to directly incite a rebellion
7 Haymitch, and the Rebellion Originally comes off as useless, drunk mentorSingles out, and aids Katniss in the first ArenaAngers Katniss by not informing her of her important role of the MockinjayPlans rebellion years before Katniss’ Games, withholds informationCreates feeling of being used in Katniss, got same feeling from Snow and The Capitol
8 Thrust Into Leadership Katniss isn’t a hero by choice, her spontaneous actions make her a rebellious symbolEvacuated after second Arena by Haymitch/GamemakersDoesn’t realize they’ve been planning rebellion for years, just waiting for right timingShe only serves as a figurehead, she can persuade and convince people to join the rebelsJust wants Games to be over, return to normal life, forced to speadhead revolutionPeople look up to her, citizens of District 13 look to her for courage and leadership (Collins Mockingjay)
9 Reluctant Hero Doesn’t act like routine hero Confused, afraid, acts out of emotionDoesn’t want the attention or glamourWhen in District 13, isn’t allowed to fight in significant battles (Collins Mockingjay)Gets sick of being used as a pawnEventually realizes, leads military squad on mission to kill Snow, failsKills Coin and Snow, fulfilling her own goals and completing the rebellion
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