Mockingjay Setting & Symbolism

Suzanne Collins
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Districts

There are two main entities in the story - the Districts and the Capitol. The two locations are split between the Peacekeepers and the Rebels. The Peacekeepers work for President Snow and will do anything to protect the Capitol, its people and its policies. Actually, people are often expendable in the Capitol as long as the infrastructure stands. The hub of President Snow's world is located inside his mansion in Capitol City.

There are thirteen districts. Some believe that the thirteen districts represent the 13 colonies and the battle between the districts and the Capitol symbolizes and/or makes reference to the Revolutionary War.

Each district is a part of the whole yet each has its own personality and purpose. For example, District 12, home to Katniss, Gale and Peeta, is a mining community. Another district is an agricultural center.

It is the goal of the Rebels to fight...

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