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Unformatted text preview: Katniss' Mother Although she goes unnamed, Katniss' mother weighs heavily on Katniss' mind. She came from an apothecary family and, for this reason, knows a great deal about medicinal plants and herbs. When people are hurt, they come to Katniss' mother. After her husband died in the mines, Katniss' mother retreated into depression and stopped providing for Katniss and Prim. Katniss doesn't like to accept help from her mother, whom she feels abandoned her and her sister when they needed her most. Katniss' Father Katniss' father is unnamed in the novel, but Katniss takes after him more than she does her mother. Her father taught her to hunt and made a bow and arrows for her when she was younger. He worked in the mines and died in an explosion when Katniss was a little girl. He, like Katniss, was able to sing to the birds so beautifully that even they would girl....
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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.
- Fall '08