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In this chapter, readers get to know Katniss, the story's narrator, and the world in which  she lives. Through her narration, Katniss reveals her love for her family and how she  feels responsible for providing for them as well as protecting them, but she dislikes  accepting help for her mother, who disappeared in a depressed haze after Katniss'  father died. Her love for Prim is greater than any love Katniss knows, and she will do  anything to make sure that her sister survives, which is a difficult thing to do in District  12, where starvation and poverty run rampant. Katniss has great hunting prowess, particularly with the bow and arrow, something that  will serve her well in the chapters to come. Katniss is also skilled at explaining away her  emotions. When she discusses Gale, she talks about how much the girls at school like  him and how this makes her jealous, but not because she likes him. Instead, she's 
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course ENG 1310 taught by Professor Pilkington during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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