This isn't to say The Hunger Games doesn't follow its own course, and have its own storyline. She is fierce, independent, resourceful, intelligent, and skilled. That said, I don't really understand why everyone think this is great for 12 and up. My ten year old was the same way about Prim and Katniss. This book is written in first perspective, from the heroine's aspect.
No one wants to watch an atrocity, and if you end up seeing one it makes you angry. Collins does not shy away from gruesome scenes, making many parts of the book hit home. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I predicted the main plot twist less than a quarter of the way in and the fact that Katniss is telling the story limits the possible outcomes , but the suspense was broken when it was made explicit way before the end. My child just read this book in the 6th grade.
As far as the movie goes, the early reviews are very positive. I thought it might be too graphic. In fear, frightened of itself. The Capitol practically eats the dirt she walks on. Also, would you try to contribute towards sending aid? This is how it went: I started it and was immediately sucked into the book but then around midway I started losing interest.
But that's probably why the series is so popular -- it strikes a nerve with people in our culture. Very well written but not for a family raising their children with good Christian values is my opinion. We would be discussing how humanity can help each other with being better, with taking responsibility and with being open to each other. She uses the prospect of romance to protect herself, she has no qualms about using people, and I love that about her. I haven't watched that movie, but I kind of see how the screen portrayal of Katniss might have bothered her. This book is very political and war centered with a feel of the Holocaust to it. Johns, Biggles in Australia Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Der Kleine Prinz Richard C.
Now, half the class is reading it. Snow is a cruel and manipulative dictator who has no mercy on other human beings. Thinking one day about Alice in Wonderland, she was struck by how pastoral the setting must seem to kids who, like her own, lived in urban surroundings. Early in its history, a rebellion led by a 13th district against the Capitol resulted in its destruction and the creation of an annual televised event known as t Winning will make you famous. She really identified with the strong female character and decided to try out archery. She fights for the ones she loves, she's brave and doesn't need to be saved. This is on the edge of too dark for me, which is my favorite kind of book.
The film also shapes the many elements of the series -- the arena, the family, the love triangle, the revolution and even Effie's many outfits -- into the most cohesive and fluid story of the series. A lot of times, I will hear people refer to this type of objectification as treating women like they are just a vagina, or a pair of boobs, but I think there is something to the stories that is less human and more sexbot machine than that complaint covers. So maybe Matthew Fox from Lost isn't exactly the person you had in mind when you thought about who they might cast as Katniss in The Hunger Games, but I was inspired to create that after I saw You might want to wait to visit it, though, because it can suck you in like an unexplained time warp flash. Original Comment: Peer pressure, peer pressure, peer pressure. For more reviews, visit my. I was surprised that they did not even tell the parents…especially given the incredible passion behind the comments left on my post.
In any case, thanks for this! Both my 9 year old and 11 year old read the entire series as did I, while there is of course, violence, as the Games are violent, I never, ever felt like there was violence simply for the sake of violence. And people wonder why children today are so desensitized to violence. I already own the book but I am seriously considering buying the Kindle edition just for the hell of it. Not that I'm shaming the movies; I enjoyed them but you never can include everything Why did I put reading this one off for so many years? The book: This is a kind of book which probably everyone has read including their dogs, cats and birds too! Katniss Everdeen: I never asked to be The Mockingjay. After reading the Hunger Games myself and talking about it my 10 year old wanted to read it so we read it together.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Would you like to be in a real war? So why didn't I like this book?. I know that I said I wouldn't try and talk you into reading this book but I honestly can't help it. I remember this being extremely popular but it seems like I was in a rut with my reading and figured I would pick them up eventually when I was back on track. Few minor changes, like in the end President Snow shown thinking representing its start of story unlike novel which ends.
I was always expecting that finally the author would show her genius and knock me off my feet. So I followed as well screaming Goodreads recommendations and I bought a book that is stupid, violent and written so plainly but of course written for vast masses so they can be touched by fake social awareness. But the teacher read it anyways. So I decided, after much thought, to read it out loud to him. She starts off in her home, a simple, poor area of the land.
But yeah, after reading the book I see why most of the marketing is pictures of the girl. He secretly kills off people including his own friends , in order to secure his power and essentially has no soul or guilty conscious. A book about kids fighting to the death-- the violence isn't as bad as you think. Peeta discovers that Katniss was mostly acting during the games about the feelings. I don't know what it is. The words pop off the page. Besides, no matter how improbably, readers want to see Katniss back in the arena.