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What does the pin in the Hunger Games represent?

What does the pin in the Hunger Games represent?

The pin depicts a bird that Katniss comes to recognize as a mockingjay, a species of bird that resulted from a failed Capitol project. The pin, then, is a reminder of the Capitol’s failure, of the possibility of the Capitol’s failure, and thus hints at the possibility of rebellion.

What does Katniss pin mean?

The mockingjay pin is the circular gold token Katniss wears during the Games to represent District 12. Each tribute is allowed one item to remind them of their friends and family in their home district; the small pin bearing the image of a bird in flight is Katniss’s.

Where does Katniss wear her pin?

Find a Mockingjay Pin. This is the pin that Katniss wears on the left side of her shirt. The pin is usually gold, but you can also find it in silver.

Why does the Mockingjay pin remind Katniss of her father?

Katniss wore the pin as her token in both the 74th and 75th Hunger Games, to represent District 12 and remind her of home. For Katniss herself, the birds are a reminder of her father, and later of Rue.

What is the main reason Katniss decides to keep Buttercup?

She just doesn’t want someone else to take care of, because she already has to take care of her sister and her mother. Yet when Buttercup is practical, and her sister likes him, she decides to keep him.

Who gives Katniss the Mockingjay pin in the book?

Madge Undersee
What: In the book, Katniss receives her iconic mockingjay pin from schoolmate Madge Undersee. (The pin originally belonged to Madge’s aunt, who died in an earlier Hunger Games.) In the movie, Madge is nowhere to be seen, and Katniss receives the pin from one of the black marketeers in the Hob.

How did Katniss get the circular bird pin?

How did Katniss get the circular gold bird pin? Madge, the mayor’s daughter gave it to her. Her mother took it from a jewelry box and pinned it on Katniss’s dress.

Are mockingjays real?

Is a mockingjay a real bird? No, mockingjays are not real birds that live on Earth, they live only in The Hunger Games mythology. They’re a symbol for rebellion, however, because they’re the unexpected offspring of a mockingbird (a real bird) and a jabberjay (also only part of The Hunger Games mythology).

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