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The Hunger Games Quotes (89 quotes)

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Hunger Games Quotes

With a strong female protagonist at the heart of the action-packed adventure, The Hunger Games has resonated with readers of all ages.

The 10 best Hunger Games quotes that show Katniss's strength

I give you the tributes of District Twelve! And may the odds be ever in your favor! I meet his eyes, knowing my face must be some shade of green. He mouths the words. Want to blow Lover Boy one last kiss? How little chance we would stand of surviving another rebellion. Whatever words they use, the real message is clear.

At the outset of Chapter 2, just after Prim has been selected in the reaping, Katniss volunteers to serve as the female tribute for District 12 in the Hunger Games. This event sets the rest of the plot in motion, and for the remainder of the book we watch Katniss struggling to survive the Games. The reason Katniss volunteers is, of course, to save Prim, her little sister. Despite the odds being in her favor, Prim is selected by the lottery system that decides which children become tributes. Because she is just twelve years old, and because she is a sensitive, nurturing person who has difficulty with any kind of suffering or violence, she is almost certain to die in the Games. Moreover, she has years of experience hunting and therefore killing and is far less sensitive than her sister, making her more likely to survive the ordeal of the Games. They are often malnourished compared to the children from the wealthier districts, making them weaker and less able to endure prolonged exertion and difficult conditions.

How little chance we would stand of surviving another rebellion. Whatever words they use, the real message is clear.
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Eventually I understood this would only lead us to more trouble. So I learned to hold my tongue and to turn my features into an indifferent mask so that no one could ever read my thoughts. This passage describes a few of Katniss's characteristics that are central to her journey through the novel. First, they illustrate that she has an inherent understanding of the injustices perpetuated by the Capitol, as well as an inherent revolutionary spark. However, she has learned in her life that prudence suggests a stoical outlook, which she adopts in order to not draw attention to herself. Her "indifferent mask" helps her to provide for her family.

Toggle navigation. And it's not me. It's Primrose Everdeen. Katniss has twenty entries, because she is older and has traded entries for food to sustain her family. The reaping is how the tributes, one boy and one girl, are chosen every year from each district to participate in a fight to the death. The last survivor is the winner and their district is showered with prizes.


  1. Hermes G. says:

    Then I glance quickly over my shoulder.

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