1) Katniss Everdeen lives in the fictional, futuristic society of Panem on what used to be North America. She has volunteered to take her younger sisters place as tribute to represent their district (district 12) in the annual Hunger Games. Where a girl and boy between the ages of 12 and 18 are selected from each of the 12 districts to fight in an arena to the death for the entertainmet of the Capitol. Katniss and her friend Peeta fake a romance in order to gain support from the viewers and increase their chances of winning the games. Katniss and Peeta are the last two alive and end up both winning the games, which has never been done before, by threatening to commit suicide together, and was seen as an insult and challenge to the capitol.
2) The theme of the Hunger Games is that one cannot allow someone to control them. Conforming to a higher powers ideals, when they are clearly wrong, cannot be tolerated.
3) The tone of the Hunger Games is packed with attitude! It's a feirce and fiesty story with non stop action, but there are somber moments filled with fear and great sadness.
4) Characterization: The characters were depecited so well it was hard not to understand them and hurt when they died.
Irony: The winning tributes coach was old, fat, and a drunk
Symbols: Each district had something that defined the distritc, the tributes from the district represented those qualities