Episode 4: The Hunger Games

This one had to be a two-parter. We just had SOOOO many feelings to discuss!

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Part 2:

 

Links:

Buy the books (We receive a small portion of the proceeds from sales through this link)

The Hunger Games‘ 10th anniversary New York Times article

Team Peeta or Team Gale?

Why Katniss is a Feminist Icon

Full text of “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson

Battle Royale by Koushun Takami

Paste Magazine’s list of the 30 Best Dystopian Books of All Time

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Galax-Arena by Gillian Rubinstein

The Classical Roots of The Hunger Games by Barry Strauss

Another article about connections to Ancient Rome

The Anatomy of Revolution by Crane Brinton

The Politics of The Hunger Games

Which Hunger Games character are you? Buzzfeed quiz and PopSugar quiz

(FYI: Amber = Buzzfeed: Peeta, PopSugar: Katniss; Erin = Buzzfeed: Peeta, PopSugar: Gale; Rhonda = Buzzfeed: Effie, PopSugar: Johanna)

A site where you can examine whether or not your favorite movies pass The Bechdel Test