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The Hunger Games Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Hunger Games, Part 1, Chapter 8 and Chapter 9 Summary

Suzanne Collins
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The Hunger Games, Part 1, Chapter 8 and Chapter 9 Summary

In chapter eight, immediately upset after her outburst at the Gamemakers, Katniss runs to her room without consulting anyone. She worries about the effect her action may have on her family. She is certain the Gamemakers will give her a low score on the scale of one to twelve. These scores are used to garner sponsors and are an indication of a tribute's potential. At dinner, Peeta tells Haymitch the Gamemakers basically ignored him, and Katniss confesses that she shot at them. Haymitch does not think her family is in danger but he suspects they may be hard on Katniss in the arena. Instead, Peeta receives an eight and Katniss an eleven, giving them a real chance at sponsorship. In the early hours of dawn, Katniss thinks about Gale and their first encounter: she came...

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