1 edition of Games analysis found in the catalog.
by Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity in Gloucester, Ont
Written in English
|Statement||compiled by Sandra Kirby and Amanda Le Rougetel.|
|Series||CAAWS issue papers -- v. 1, no. 2|
|Contributions||Kirby, Sandra L. 1949-, Le Rougetel, Amanda|
|LC Classifications||GV709.18.C2 G36 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||26 p. :|
|Number of Pages||26|
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Several characters play it really well – we hear of the Judge, Theo, and Turtle all going up against Westing, and each of them is good enough to make it fairly far in games with. In-depth analysis of game design in specific games.
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Analysis Within the novels, there are a few reoccurring themes such as survival, independence and government control. Survival seems to be the most obvious one as the point of the Hunger Games.
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Book Summary. The Hunger Games begins on the day of the reaping in District Katniss Everdeen, the story's year-old narrator, sets out to meet her friend Gale so they can do some hunting and gathering before the reaping that afternoon.
As Katniss makes her way from her home to the Meadow and, finally, to the woods, where people of the district are forbidden to go, we learn about Katniss' life. The Hunger Games is a novel by Suzanne Collins that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.
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Banks.Every year the Capitol hosts the Hunger Games as a punishment for the districts rebelling against the Capitol in the past. Two people are chosen at random from each of the 12 districts to participate in the Games and fight to their death, with only one winner.
The selection process is called the Reaping.