1) The seventy fifth hunger games is here which means its time for the quarter quell. A special game that can break rules and traditions. Katniss and Peeta are picked again to fight in the games along with other previous victors. A rebellion against the capital has started and Katniss and Peeta are the face of it because of their suicide attempt that challenged the authority of the capitol. Little do they know that some of the other victors they are supposed to be fighting with are rebels that plot to take down the arena and keep help Katniss and Peeta escape to strengthen the rebellion.
2) The theme is not to bow down to oppressors, and to fight for whats right. Another theme is to trust those around you and those who know more than you.
3) The tone of this novel is much less sad than the previous but still hard and rough and adrenaline pumping at the same time.
4) Dramatic Irony: Some things are obvious or suspected by the reader while the main characters are oblivious
Characterization: The newer characters have contrasting personalities, they come off mean and tough and distant but have good intentions the whole time
Flashbacks: Reminiscing illicits feelings from the reader and helps the reader to understand whats going on and why.
Metaphor: The things the characters are tormented with in the arena are things that represent the hardest times and worst memories of their lives