Tag: The Hunger Games

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Quiz: which Hunger Games character are you?

Find out which Hunger Games character you most resemble – may the odds ever be in your favour (that you get your favourite character)! Before you start, make sure you’ve read about the language of the Hunger Games, and 8 words you need to know to survive The Hunger Games. Are you selfless like Peeta? […]

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Deadly games, a blaze, and a song: book titles in translation

Speaking from experience, it is often incredibly difficult to come up with a good title for a book. A buzzword we often use is ‘catchy’. But what makes for a catchy title? And what are the implications for other markets? Once you’ve decided on what you proudly think is the best book title anyone has […]

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8 words you need to know to survive The Hunger Games

Whether your arena is a jungle, a desert, or a ticking time bomb, here are eight Hunger Games words you need to know in order to survive. Don’t forget, knowing these definitions could save your life, and may the odds be ever in your favour! 1) Reaping It all starts here, so look sharp! The reaping is […]

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Interesting language choices in The Hunger Games include the archaic sound of the phrase 'may the odds be ever in your favour'

The language of The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is a trilogy of books set in a post-apocalyptic country in which the Capitol holds hegemony over the rest of the nation. Within that world, the Hunger Games are an annually-televised bloodbath in which 24 children from outside the Capitol fight to the death in penance for the rebellion […]

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