By Janelle Blasdel
CliffsNotes on Collins’ The starvation Games analyzes the wildly renowned first novel in The starvation video games trilogy, during which the Capitol forces every one of Panem's 12 districts to decide on kids to take part within the starvation video games, a grotesque, televised struggle to the demise. within the twelfth district, Katniss Everdeen steps in for her little sister and enters the video games, the place she is torn among her emotions for her searching associate, Gale Hawthorne, and the district's different tribute, Peeta Mellark, while she fights to stick alive.
The starvation video games will switch Katniss' existence ceaselessly, yet her acts of humanity and defiance could simply switch the video games, too.
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