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The Hunger Games Setting & Symbolism

Suzanne Collins
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Objects/Places

Mockingjays

These are government-engineered crosses of mockingbirds and bluejays that once had the ability to repeat human conversations verbatim. There is something subversive about mockingjays, and they seem to be on Katniss's side in the arena.

The Woods

This is the area beyond the fence in District Twelve that provides a livelihood for Katniss and Gale.

Dandelions

This was the plant that, after glimpsing Peeta in the schoolyard, gave Katniss the idea that her family would not starve.

Bread

This is the item responsible for Katniss's first debt to Peeta.

Bow and Arrows

This is Katniss's weapon of choice, without which she would not be able to hunt in the woods.

Burn Ointment

This is one of the items sent to Katniss by sponsors.

Berries

These foraged foods can be either life-sustaining or deadly depending on who is doing the picking.

The Capitol

This is the command center...

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