Given her weakness and exclusion from important events, not to mention my almost 12 month wait for its release, I was bitterly disappointed. The way Collins held up a mirror to my own apathy and opulence was a slap in the face. Also, I wouldnt have objected to more Annie Cresta and Johanna Mason. But in the end for me to say I really didn't like the book wouldn't fit with a 3 star rating. The characters fail to develop and even digress into wretched states.
The two continue to talk about President Snow's plan. I finished the book feeling hopeless and lost and depressed, and not in that deep, profound way where it motivates me to get up off my ass and do something to make a difference. It is so mindnumbingly dull to be watching a character watching something, instead of experiencing the action with the character. At last, comes in with her wedding gown from the photo shoot, specifically chosen by. This book makes you realize how much the storyline in the first two depended upon the tension created by the love triangle. Katniss got Prim a goat for her birthday. Laced leather boots that don't pinch my toes.
Katniss had her hunting jacked and bow and arrows given by her father. Besides the state of of Katniss and Peeta's relationship, she gives us very little conclusion. When we first met Gale Hawthorne, Katniss Everdeen, and Peeta Mellark, the residents of District 12 were just struggling to stay alive in the face of poverty, hunger, and an oppressive regime. Now, many people will say her breakdown is more true to life, and it's what any normal 17-year-old girl would feel and go through. And their baby at the end. During the , she kills , a female Capitol citizen, and at Snow's execution,. In the final analysis, this is exactly the book its fans have been hoping for.
I thought I was something of an expert on hunger, but this is an entirely new kind. At the beginning, I could understand her confusion, her pain, her reluctance to be the Mockingjay. Wait, we thought the rebels were fighting to end cruel practices like the Hunger Games? Finnick and others strap her down and drug her to keep her calm. Cinna consoles her before she enters the arena and says that he is not supposed to, but if he could, he'd bet on her. In the end so far as I can tell after all that's happened, after all the death and loss the world still revolves around Katniss at least so far as Katniss is concerned. In the end, I was too numb to feel its power, to even cry, to feel anything at all.
Perhaps it is because I can look at it in a new light. Katniss embraces her love for Peeta, recognizing her need for his hope and strength. Maybe this was a common experience for those who read this book, but a lot of its most emotional points were like reading a bizarre dream about the last few years of my own life. I've known it for years. It's about what makes it possible for you to keep going. They both became tributes of in the after Katniss volunteered in place of her sister, Prim. As she and the last of her squad reaches Snow's mansion, a hoverplane with the Capitol seal drops parachutes carrying bombs, some of which explode among a group of children being used as human shields around the mansion.
Not that I ever wanted Peeta to be mean or broken, but he can have heart and a backbone too. Everdeen became mentally comatose for months, not even stirring herself to feed or support her daughters. When a character's will to survive is absent through a whole novel, I as a reader have no desire for them to live either; grant their wish already! It left me feeling emotionally drained and like I'd lost something. Oh, he's in District 2. You won't be able to put it down. The novel opens with Katniss wandering through the ashes of her decimated district, District 12.
The choice in the story Ms. This book is a page turner; the revolution is in full swing. She and have settled in a meadow, where their children can play in peace and harmony. She currently lives in Connecticut with her family and a pair of feral kittens they adopted from their backyard. Katniss survives, but it comes at a price.
The roles of , Katniss' fellow tribute, and , her best friend, began casting later that month. They both think the other failed to protect Peeta in the Quarter Quell arena. They keep this up until the end of the Games, after Cato has died and they are the only remaining tributes. It is both ornamental and useful. . The district escort, , then takes Peeta and Katniss aboard the train to.