Short Essay Questions Key
1. What point of view does the author use to write this novel? From whose point of view is the novel told?
The novel is written in the first person point of view. The author tells the story through the eyes of the main character, Katniss Everdeen. The story is told in an active voice, using a present tense to keep the action in the present and immediate.
2. What activity are Katniss and Gale participating in at the beginning of the novel? For what reason are they doing this? What dangers are posed by their actions?
Gale and Katniss are hunting outside the fence of District Twelve in order to provide food for their families. This is dangerous in part because there are rumors that large, dangerous animals still patrol the woods there and in part because citizens of the districts are not supposed to leave the border of their districts.
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