Katniss masks any emotions that she believes will make her feel weak

Katniss masks any emotions that she believes will make her feel weak

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Unformatted text preview: Katniss masks any emotions that she believes will make her feel weak. For instance, when she says that the goat has made her happy because it provides her family with milk and cheese and the money that comes from those things, Peeta is quick to point out that he's sure the goat made Prim happy, which, in turn, meant a lot to Katniss. Peeta is more willing to express these softer emotions, while Katniss continues to mask them. With Peeta's leg worsening, we know that Katniss, in her role as protector, will do whatever she can to ensure that Peeta lives. With Claudius' announcement and Katniss' drugging of Peeta, we end the chapter knowing that Katniss will make her way to the Cornucopia, which is a dangerous endeavor. Claudius' announcement states that each of the remaining tributes is desperate for something, so the reader can expect Katniss to run into other tributes who will do anything to get the backpack...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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