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Katnissthe Cattail: An Unauthorized Guide to Names and Symbols in Suzanne Collins’ TheHunger Games
byacclaimed pop culture scholar and professor Valerie Estelle Frankel.
Who was Cinna? What do the hawthorn and primrosesymbolize? Or President Snow’s roses and Peeta’s bread? What about Katniss’slast name? Bringing details from myths, herbal guides, military histories, andthe classics, English professor and award-winning pop culture author ValerieEstelle Frankel sheds light on the deeper meanings behind Panem’s heroes andvillains inthis hottest of YA trilogies. In herseries, Collins not only weaves a heroic tale of deep complexity but harnessesthe power of Shakespeare and Rome to retell an ancient epic of betrayal,violence, and glory on the stage of an apocalyptic future.
The perfecttreat for fans of all ages. Everything Hunger Games, packed into one volume.
From Alma Coin to Wiress you’ll learnabout
• Why roses are a flower of death
• How eighteen of the charactersare used in Shakespeare’s plays
• Katniss’s nickname Catnip
• The meaning of “The Hanging Tree”
• Peeta’s pearl and Katniss’s salvation
• Effie the saint and Finnick the Irishhero
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Full of thoughtprovoking observations, Katniss the Cattail is a quick, clean read forany fan of The Hunger Games trilogy.
I found thisbook to be enlightening. It left no doubt that a significant amount of effortand time was put into decoding a great story...I would highly recommend thisbook to others interested in discovering the hidden meanings of The HungerGames.
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If you're a fanof The Hunger Games, you need this book! Period.