COURAGE, SELF- RELIANCE AND SACRIFICE EMBEDDED IN
SUZANNE COLLIN’S THE HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY
Statement of the Problem
This study attempted to analyze the courage, sacrifice and self-reliance embedded in Suzanne Collin’s The Hunger Games Trilogy. The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mocking Jay are the subjects of analysis in terms of the literary devices used by the author. It emphasized strong female character alongside feminism to depict societal injustices and class warfare.
Specifically, this study sought to answer the following questions:
- What are the chronicle of events in the The Hunger Games Trilogy reflective of the following:
- socio-political times in District
- dispositions of citizens of Panem
- impressions of the tributes on the reaping
- What are Suzanne Collin’s literary devices and how are they utilized in:
- subject matter
- What are the archetypes found in each book and how are they connected to the major female character?
- How does feminist undertones brought up to the storyline?
- What are the author’s prevalent themes and how does she inspire strength, integrity and unity amidst political oppression?