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What literary devices are used in the Hunger Games

literary devices used in the hunger games

Onomatopoeia: The sound of a word resembles its meaning. Figurative language provides vibrant mental images through the use of expressions and words that surpass the literal translation of words. Isn't it ironic that of all the descriptions of literary devices here, the one with the most words is for the device with the fewest letters? Men and women with hunched shoulders, swollen knuckles, many who have long since stopped trying to scrub the coal dust out of their broken nails, the lines of their sunken faces. It is a justification for characters when they commit unethical acts. The capitol uses her for publiciting, as well as 13 uses her to manipulate the districts through inspiration. It helps the reader to visualise and more realistically see her Hagiographas.

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The Hunger Games Symbols, Allegory and Motifs

literary devices used in the hunger games

With the chestnut, braided tresses, yeah, you! They first meet years back before the games. The audience realizes the severityof the situation. Irony- The previous Thane of Cawdor betrayed him The battle in thefirst scene of Macdonalwald and the king of Norway , so he gave thetitle to a man he thought to be most noble and worthy, Macbeth. The Hunger Games is classified as a suspenseful novel as it builds up tension through the plot and events. Big Brother is the dictator of Oceania, a totalitarian state where the ruling 'Party' has complete control over its inhabitants. In suspense there must be an unknown; a suspicion, a mystery, a danger we expect.

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Literary Techniques

literary devices used in the hunger games

Everyone in this book is constantly fighting for power; especially the Capitol. They need to use them in a way that will allow the reader to take more meaning away from it, and see them as more than just words on paper. This quality gives the book a hint of timelessness, making you read in all times of the story, and not just one. Because of her qualities and skills she goes to everyday of struggling of being poor and having to hunt made her stronger and is the reason that kept her alive in the games. Later in the novel we notice that Peeta is very artistic, kind, and thoughtful young boy. Which are not mutually exclusive, by the way.

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The Power Elements of Literary Devices in The Hunger Games

literary devices used in the hunger games

Repetition: The repeating of words or phrases for emphasis. Without the parental traits she possesses the outcome of the Hunger Games may have been very different. One can look at the title in a. By carefully controlling the things she says and does, Katniss aims to present herself to the audience the way she wants them to percieve her. While her father was alive their relationship seem to be very similar to that of a father with no sons who tends to teach their daughter all they would teach a son, I know this relationship very well.

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Literary Techniques

literary devices used in the hunger games

This motif is particularly important with regards to the relationship between Katniss and Peeta. Normally our beds are a soft and cosy sanctuary that offers comfort. She has a double major in Drama and Telecommunications. The usage of similes is besides really apparent in this novel. Metonymy and Synecdoche The arena of the Games is treated as a living entity that interacts with the tributes.

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What rhetorical devices are used in The Hunger Games

literary devices used in the hunger games

Personification: Human qualities are attributed to inanimate objects, animals, etc. This is because the capital is more cruel and since that there's the smallest bit of hope that Katniss will survive, her attempt to win the games is present. This metaphor tries to portray that concept of how Katniss lives, and that she does not live a typical, more privileged life. They always think the opposite of what is actually true about one another. Collins begins the story in the poorest part of the district, called the Seam, where the only real jobs are down in the coalmines.

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What rhetorical devices are used in The Hunger Games

literary devices used in the hunger games

Never has a chapter in mockingjay happened in an entirely lineal succession. It is the reason why Katniss plays along when Peeta declares his love for her, and later on, why she escalates their relationship by kissing him in the arena. They are not always clear and defined, and sometimes take closer reading to identify their full meaning, but they certainly give more depth to a story. A thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract; a person, place, thing, that has meaning in itself but also stands for something else -Is itself but stands for something Ex A dove is a symbol of peace Black is used to represent death or evil. Literary devices are what give literature a deeper, more thoughtful meaning. The Power Elements of Literary Devices in The Hunger Games In literature, how an author chooses to construct their words is very important.

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Essay about The Power Elements of Literary Devices in The Hunger Games

literary devices used in the hunger games

Collins uses these devices as an easier manner of qualifying Katniss. Example: The menacing moonlight created mystery Allusion: References to events or characters from history, myth, religion, literature, pop culture etc. It is hence an established favourite with doorstep evangelists and very young children. This is because in Elizabethan times, people believedthat the state of the universe could be disturbed but a horribleact of treason, such as the murder of a good king. When her father is killed in a mining accident and Katniss must assume the role of family breadwinner, her archery tools symbolize her independence, her ability to provide a livelihood for her family, and the heavy responsibilities she bears.

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Four Literary Devices Used in The Hunger Games by Casey Lowery on Prezi

literary devices used in the hunger games

Each of these types of figurative language is more descriptive than literal language would be. She refused to kill Peeta, and he loves her so he would never even have thought about it. The story revolves around Katniss Everdeen from District 12. This description not only tells us what the cat looks like, but it gives us an insight to the way Katniss, sees it. The manner Katniss describes the cat with more humbling words gives us a better position of her character and basically the novel as a whole. Plot twist: In mockingjay, when Katniss is due to kill president Snow head of the capitol, her lifelong enemy she kills president Coin head of distric thirteen instead. Independent Study Unit: The Hunger Games vs.

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