In what was once was north America is now the country of Panem a diverse and complex way of life that is being done. Katniss Everdeen is a young woman from district 12, that is always in a famine because of the place that they live and what they do there which is mine coal. In the Hunger Games, social status creates unfair situations for those at the bottom. In the hunger games 16-year-old girl Katniss is living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, which is what used to be north America. 74 years ago, the 12 districts waged a war on the capital and lost. As an agreement to their defeat each district would have to send one young man and woman between the age of 12 and 18 to send to an area to kill or be killed. The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: no one is ever finished with the games even when you when you win you never really win, of course you get the riches, the winners house and the pride but your never done with the capitol . In the beginning katniss sister is chosen by lottery that chooses a person to go to the games ,but katniss wouldn’t let her little sister enter because she knew for sure she wouldn’t come back.Without really any meaning to, Katniss becomes a contender. But if katniss is going win, she will have to start making choices that dont only affect her but other people around her like her family and friends .In this novel the author uses the theme of society and class as a way to show you how money and power can get you far in this country  ,but without one of those two you basically stuck at the bottom like the other 99% of people. The reason she uses those elements was to show that one person could stand up and defeat the odds that no one would ever dare to do because they were scared of the consequences ,which is way social status makes unfair situations for people at the bottom .


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