Hunger Games Book Report Essay

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The Hunger Games Book Report
1. State the title, author, and number of pages.
The Hunger Games is a novel written by Suzanna Collins. The book consists of 374 pages.
2. Tell what the book is about. Describe the setting.
The book is about Katniss, a sixteen year old girl, who lives in district 12 with her mother and her sister, Prim. Each year, the Hunger Games are held, and a boy and a girl from each district are chosen to fight to the death. Prim is chosen but Katniss volunteers to take the place of her in the game. Peeta is chosen as the boy from District 12. The majority of the book takes place in the Arena designed by the Gamemakers. The main goal of the games is to kill the others and be the last one standing. The winner and their
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Instead, Katniss and Peeta eat poisonous berries in an attempt to kill themselves and defeat the system. In an attempt to keep them from rebelling, the Capitol allows there to be two winners. Katniss and Peeta win but their friendship declines when Peeta discovers that Katniss’ love for him was all a facade in an attempt to survive. The Capitol also watches Katniss very closely because they are afraid that she will rebel.
8. Pick 2 quotes or passages from the book and explain their significance to the book as a whole.
An extremely significant quote from the novel is when Katniss vows to do something to show the Capitol that no matter what they do, they do not have full control of the tributes (236-237). This is significant because it foreshadows what Katniss will do later on in the story. Another important quote is when Peeta talks about how Katniss does not know how big of an impact she makes (91). This shows how important Katniss is to Peeta. It is apparent that Katniss has greatly changed his life, and it also foreshadows how big of an impact she will make on his life in the future.
9. Tell whether you liked the book. Give 3 reasons for your opinion.
I extremely liked this book because it was very unpredictable. Predictable books are all so cliché but The Hunger Games seemed to always take me by surprise. I also loved the tension between the characters. It made it the book a lot more suspenseful. The fact that Katniss could not choose between Gale and