The Hunger Games and Philosophy

The Hunger Games and Philosophy

A Critique of Pure Treason

eBook - 2012
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A philosophical exploration of Suzanne Collins's New York Times bestselling series, just in time for the release of The Hunger Games movieKatniss Everdeen is "the girl who was on fire," but she is also the girl who made us think, dream, question authority, and rebel. The post-apocalyptic world of Panem's twelve districts is a divided society on the brink of war and struggling to survive, while the Capitol lives in the lap of luxury and pure contentment. At every turn in the Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss, Peeta, Gale, and their many allies wrestle with harrowing choices and ethical dilemmas tha.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2012.
ISBN: 9781118206027
1118206029
9781118206041
1118206045
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: Michaud, Nicolas
Dunn, George A. 1957-
Contents: The Hunger Games and Philosophy: A Critique of Pure Treason; Contents; Acknowledgments: "It's Like the Bread. How I Never Get Over Owing You for That."; Introduction: Let The Hunger Games and Philosophy Begin!; Part One: "Having an Eye for Beauty Isn't Necessarily a Weakness": The Art of Resisting the Capitol; 1. "The Final Word on Entertainment": Mimetic and Monstrous Art in the Hunger Games; 2. "Somewhere between Hair Ribbons and Rainbows": How Even the Shortest Song Can Change the World; 3. "I Will Be Your Mockingjay": The Power and Paradox of Metaphor in the Hunger Games Trilogy.
Summary: A philosophical exploration of Suzanne Collins's New York Times bestselling series, just in time for the release of The Hunger Games movieKatniss Everdeen is "the girl who was on fire," but she is also the girl who made us think, dream, question authority, and rebel. The post-apocalyptic world of Panem's twelve districts is a divided society on the brink of war and struggling to survive, while the Capitol lives in the lap of luxury and pure contentment. At every turn in the Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss, Peeta, Gale, and their many allies wrestle with harrowing choices and ethical dilemmas tha.

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