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The Hunger Games
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Suzanne Collins
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
Violence in Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games Trilogy
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Gary Wiener
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-21 - Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

Suzanne Collins' dystopian trilogy envisions a world where survival and violence quite literally take the center stage. To maintain order, suppress independence, and punish past rebellions, the Capitol selects two participants, or tributes, from each of the twelve districts to fight in an annual televised death match called the Hunger
Approaching the Hunger Games Trilogy
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Tom Henthorne
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-12 - Publisher: McFarland

This book addresses Suzanne Collins’s work from a number of literary and cultural perspectives in an effort to better understand both its significance and its appeal. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to the Hunger Games trilogy, drawing from literary studies, psychology, gender studies, media studies, philosophy, and cultural studies. An
Identity-Focused ELA Teaching
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Richard Beach, Anthony Johnston, Amanda Haertling Thein
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Countering the increased standardization of English language arts instruction requires recognizing and fostering students’ unique identity construction across different social and cultural contexts. Drawing on current sociocultural theories of identity construction, this book posits that students construct multiple identities through use of five identity practices: adopting alternative perspectives, exploring connections
Of Bread, Blood and The Hunger Games
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Mary F. Pharr, Leisa A. Clark, Donald E. Palumbo
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-12 - Publisher: McFarland

This collection of fresh essays on Suzanne Collins’s epic trilogy spans multiple disciplines. The contributors probe the trilogy's meaning using theories grounded in historicism, feminism, humanism, queer theory, as well as cultural, political, and media studies. The essayists demonstrate diverse perspectives regarding Collins’s novels but their works have three elements