The Hunger Games

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Peeta Mellark Character Analysis

Peeta is the male tribute from District 12. He’s quietly loved Katniss for years, and is willing to sacrifice himself for her. He grew up as the baker’s son and is built with broad shoulders, accustomed to lifting heavy sacks of flour. Peeta’s love for Katniss makes him willing to defy the rules of the Hunger Games and threaten to commit a double suicide with Katniss, forcing the organizers of the Hunger Games to change the rules. In other words, his love of Katniss allows him to show, with Katniss, that the ruling Capitol can be defied.

Peeta Mellark Quotes in The Hunger Games

The The Hunger Games quotes below are all either spoken by Peeta Mellark or refer to Peeta Mellark. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Scholastic Press edition of The Hunger Games published in 2010.
Chapter 2 Quotes

Maybe if I had thanked him at some point, I’d be feeling less conflicted now. I thought about it a couple of times, but the opportunity never seemed to present itself. And now it never will. Because we’re going to be thrown into an arena to fight to the death. Exactly how am I supposed to work in a thank-you in there? Somehow it just won’t seem sincere if I’m trying to slit his throat.

Related Characters: Katniss Everdeen (speaker), Peeta Mellark
Related Symbols: Bread
Page Number: 32
Explanation and Analysis:

In this part of the novel, Katniss remembers the time when Peeta saved her life, and the lives of her family members. Peeta, a baker's son, took pity on Katniss, who was looking for food, and gave her some leftover loaves of bread. Katniss never spoke to Peeta, let alone thanked him for his generosity.

Katniss realizes, with a touch of gallows humor, that she can't exactly thank Peeta now--anything she says to him will have an undercurrent of competition, since she'll be fighting against him in the Hunger Games (and may well be the one to kill him). As Katniss struggles to preserve her sanity in the face of bloody competition, dark humor of the kind exemplified in the passage becomes of the utmost importance--as long as she can muster a joke, she's still the same old Katniss.

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Chapter 3 Quotes

Peeta Mellark, on the other hand, has obviously been crying and interestingly enough does not seem to be trying to cover it up. I immediately wonder if this will be his strategy in the Games. To appear weak and frightened, to reassure the other tributes that he is no competition at all, and then come out fighting.

Related Characters: Katniss Everdeen (speaker), Peeta Mellark
Page Number: 40
Explanation and Analysis:

At this point, Katniss and Peeta stil don't know each other. As a result, Katniss finds it difficult, if not impossible, to trust Peeta. She notices that Peeta seems sad and lonely, but she doesn't trust such an "image" of weakness. Indeed, Katniss imagines that Peeta is crafting his image so that his opponents won't take him seriously until it's too late.

The fact that Katniss supposes that Peeta might be performing for his competitors suggests that she herself is a capable performer who can use appearances to her advantage (in other words, it takes one to know one). This also stresses the importance of appearances and competition in the Games—when everyone is fighting for their lives, there's no room for honesty or trust.

“At least, you two have decent manners,” says Effie as we’re finishing the main course. “The pair last year ate everything with their hands like a couple of savages. It completely upset my digestion.” The pair last year were two kids from the Seam who’d never, not one day of their lives, had enough to eat. And when they did have food, table manners were surely the last thing on their minds.

Related Characters: Katniss Everdeen (speaker), Effie Trinket (speaker), Peeta Mellark
Page Number: 44
Explanation and Analysis:

Peeta and Katniss, the two competitors from District 12, meet Effie Trinket, the narrow-minded, rather vapid manager of the Hunger Games ceremonies. Effie is disturbingly out of touch with the realities of Panem: for instance, when discussing the competitors from last year, she complains that they were messy eaters (even though, as Katniss points out, they were probably starving to death, and didn't care about table manners in the slightest).

The passage exemplifies the social inequalities of Panem. The wealthiest people in the country are shockingly out of touch with the poorest people: the wealthy literally cannot understand how the poor live. (Collins has stated in interviews that she based the social inequalities of Panem on the economic condition of the U.S. following the Great Recession.)

Chapter 4 Quotes

A kind Peeta Mellark is far more dangerous to me than an unkind one. Kind people have a way of working their way inside me and rooting there. And I can’t let Peeta do this. Not where we’re going. So I decide, from this moment on, to have as little as possible to do with the baker’s son.

Related Characters: Katniss Everdeen (speaker), Peeta Mellark
Page Number: 49
Explanation and Analysis:

In this passage, Peeta offers Katniss some cookies that his father baked. As Katniss realizes, Peeta is genuinely trying to befriend Katniss prior to the beginning of the Hunger Games tournament. Katniss was wrong to assume that Peeta was trying to "play" his competitors--he really is a kind, likable guy. But Katniss continues to hold Peeta at a distance. Even if Peeta is a likable guy, Katniss refuses to befriend him.

As Katniss explains it, she refuses to let Peeta "root inside" her. Put a different way, Katniss doesn't want to develop any sympathy for Peet--there's a strong possibility that she'll have to kill him at some point during the Hunger Games. In order to save herself the guilt and self-hatred, Katniss decides to ignore Peeta as much as possible: she doesn't want to grow attached to one of her future victims.

The people begin to point at us eagerly as they recognize a tribute train rolling into the city. I step away from the window, sickened by their excitement, knowing they can’t wait to watch us die. But Peeta holds his ground, actually waving and smiling at the gawking crowd. He only stops when the train pulls into the station, blocking us from their view.

Related Characters: Katniss Everdeen (speaker), Peeta Mellark
Page Number: 59
Explanation and Analysis:

Katniss and Peeta have arrived at the Capitol, where they will soon begin competing in the Hunger Games. As they arrive, Katniss and Peeta notice a huge crowd of people--people who are clapping and cheering. Katniss rightly sees how "sick" the crowd's behavior is: they're cheering for Katniss and Peeta's impending deaths.

It's interesting to note the difference between Katniss and Peeta's behavior. Peeta is more willing than Katniss to wave back at the crowd, acknowledging their applause. While it's possible that Peeta really does buy into the pomp and pageantry of the Hunger Games, it's more likely that he's just acting his part, getting people to root for him, all while knowing full-well how sick the crowd's behavior is. Peeta knows that if he gets the crowd on his side, he'll have an easier time winning the Games.

Chapter 6 Quotes

Rebellion? I have to think about that one a moment. But when I remember the other couples, standing stiffly apart, never touching or acknowledging each other, as if their fellow tribute did not exist, as if the Games had already begun, I know what Haymitch means. Presenting ourselves not as adversaries but as friends has distinguished us as much as the fiery costumes.

Related Characters: Katniss Everdeen (speaker), Peeta Mellark, Haymitch Abernathy
Page Number: 79
Explanation and Analysis:

During the Hunger Games opening ceremony, Katniss and Peeta hold hands in front of an audience of millions. Neither Katniss nor Peeta understand why their actions are interpreted as being so rebellious, but they are. As Haymitch explains to them in the quotation, Katniss and Peeta send a clear message by holding hands. The entire point of the Hunger Games is to turn similar people against one another: the children of one district against the children of another, and eventually, competitors from the same district against each other. By holding hands, Peeta and Katniss send a clear message: the Hunger Games have begun, but they're not playing along. Instead of competing against one another, they're going to work together.

Haymitch's explanation establishes the idea that gestures and tiny actions can have enormous ramifications for the Games. Since the Hunger Games themselves are a highly symbolic event, even the tiniest disruption in symbolism--such as holding hands--can send a message of disobedience and even outright rebellion against the government of Panem.

Chapter 8 Quotes

I can’t help comparing what I have with Gale to what I’m pretending to have with Peeta. How I never question Gale’s motives while I do nothing but doubt the latter’s. It’s not a fair comparison really. Gale and I were thrown together by a mutual need to survive. Peeta and I know the other’s survival means our own death. How do you sidestep that?

Related Characters: Katniss Everdeen (speaker), Peeta Mellark, Gale
Page Number: 112
Explanation and Analysis:

In this passage, Collins foreshadows the famous "Katniss-Gale-Peeta" love triangle, which shows up again and again through the Hunger Games trilogy. At various points, Katniss is more attracted to Gale than to Peeta; at other times, she prefers Peeta. For the time being, though, Katniss barely thinks of her relationships with Gale and Peeta as being romantic. Her friendship with Gale is seemingly platonic, and indeed, she can barely trust Peeta at all--she knows that they're going to have to fight to the death at some point down the line, after all.

The passage raises an important point: all alliances in the Hunger Games are temporary. Even if it makes sense to work with Peeta in the short term, Katniss knows that their "friendship" can end only one way: with one or both of their deaths. Although Peeta and Katniss have "rebelled" against Panem by holding hands, showing their trust and friendship, the fact remains that in the end, they'll have to fight one another. In short, "the house always wins"--Panem always succeeds in getting Hunger Games competitors to kill.

Chapter 10 Quotes

“He made you look desirable! And let’s face it, you can use all the help you can get in that department. You were about as romantic as dirt until he said he wanted you. Now they all do. You’re all they’re talking about. The star-crossed lovers from District Twelve!” says Haymitch.

Related Characters: Haymitch Abernathy (speaker), Katniss Everdeen, Peeta Mellark
Page Number: 135
Explanation and Analysis:

In this passage, Haymitch sums up the "public relations" side of the Hunger Games. Katniss and Peeta, thanks largely to Peeta's confession that he has a crush on Katniss, are now perceived as lovers. As Haymitch rightly points out, Peeta's confession (whether it's true or false) has accomplished a lot for Katniss. By giving the audiences of the Hunger Games a juicy story, Peeta has ensured that rich sponsors will send both District 12 competitors lots of food and supplies, while also ensuring that the organizers of the Hunger Games will design the competitions to keep Peet and Katniss alive for as long as their "story" remains interesting.

On a more general level, Peeta and Katniss's "romance" is crucial for the Hunger Games because it allows the audience to see the competitors as human beings, not animals being sent to the slaughter. With Katniss and Peeta engaged in the most relatable, human thing imaginable--love--it's increasingly difficult for the audience to enjoy the bloodshed and violence of the Games.

“…Only I keep wishing I could think of a way to…to show the Capitol they don’t own me. That I’m more than just a piece in their Games,” says Peeta.

Related Characters: Peeta Mellark (speaker)
Page Number: 142
Explanation and Analysis:

Here Peeta expresses his desire to maintain his identity and om during the Hunger Games. As he explains to Katniss, he doesn't want to become a savage killer, even though becoming one is exactly what the government of Panem wants him to do.

Although Katniss initially rejects Peeta's statement as hypocritical (since he's going to be killing competitors no matter what happens), Peeta seems to be of a like mind with Katniss. Like Katniss, Peeta recognizes that the point of the Games is to make similar people fight with one another, creating rivalries between Districts and therefore cementing the strength of the Capitol. While Peeta is too weak to overthrow the Capitol itself, he can subvert the Games by behaving differently: i.e., by holding hands with Katniss, by refusing to fight his competitors, etc.

Chapter 19 Quotes

Peeta, who’s been wounded, is now my ally…it just makes sense to protect each other. And in my case—being one of the star-crossed lovers from District 12—it’s an absolute requirement if I want any more help from sympathetic sponsors.

Related Characters: Katniss Everdeen (speaker), Peeta Mellark
Page Number: 243
Explanation and Analysis:

In this passage, Katniss fully decides to protect Peeta during the Hunger Games. Peeta has been seriously wounded--he's incapable of defending himself in any capacity. But instead of killing Peeta (finishing him off, that is), Katniss chooses to help and nurture him.

It's important to understand why Katniss chooses to help Peeta. Katniss knows the rules of the Hunger Games: she knows that there can only be one winner, meaning that any help she offers to her competitors is hurting her own chances of surviving the Games. And yet Katniss also recognizes that her chances of receiving more sponsorship from her wealthy supporters hinges upon her keeping up a "romance" with Peeta. In short, the "story" of romance between Katniss and Peeta controls Katniss's behavior in this scene: she has no choice but to play along in the hopes of receiving more supplies.

For the time being, Katniss is still mostly acting out of self-preservation: she clearly feels genuine sympathy for Peeta, but she also accepts that helping him will be beneficial for both of them. The most complicated part of their budding romance/friendship is that it's always very public, and it's always tinged with acting and keeping up appearances.

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Peeta Mellark Character Timeline in The Hunger Games

The timeline below shows where the character Peeta Mellark appears in The Hunger Games. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 2
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...wheeled away on a stretcher, Effie continues on to select the boy tribute. His name, Peeta Mellark, is familiar to Katniss. (full context)
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Although Katniss has never directly spoken to Peeta, he’s had a profound impact on her life. Three months after Katniss’s father was killed... (full context)
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On the day of Katniss’s encounter with Peeta Mellark, she had been searching in the trash bins behind the shops, looking for scraps... (full context)
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...blow, and soon there were footsteps heading towards her. Katniss looked up to see the boy—Peeta—with a red welt on his cheek and carrying two loaves of burnt bread. His mother... (full context)
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To this day, Katniss associates Peeta with the dandelion that gave her hope. She always meant to thank him, but now... (full context)
Chapter 3
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After the ceremony ends, Peeta and Katniss are marched through the front door of the Justice Building and conducted into... (full context)
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Next, Katniss is surprised to see Peeta Mellark’s father, the baker, enter the room. He doesn’t speak much, but he hands her... (full context)
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After Peeta’s father, Madge steps into the room. She urges Katniss to accept a circular gold pin... (full context)
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...taken to the train station, where reporters are swarming with their cameras. Katniss notices that Peeta’s face bears visible traces of tears, and she wonders if appearing weak is part of... (full context)
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...travel at 250 miles an hour. The train is also incredibly fancy, and Katniss and Peeta both get their own chambers that include a bedroom, a dressing area, and a private... (full context)
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Effie comes to collect Katniss for supper, and they walk into a dining room where Peeta sits waiting. Effie seems relieved by Haymitch’s absence. The meal arrives in courses, and Katniss... (full context)
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After the meal, Peeta and Katniss go to another compartment to watch a recap of the reapings across Panem.... (full context)
Chapter 4
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Peeta and Katniss realize that Effie is right about Haymitch as their mentor. They decide to... (full context)
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...and explode in a patch of dandelions, which reminds Katniss again of the time that Peeta helped save her family from starvation. On that day, Katniss brought Prim with her into... (full context)
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Katniss asks Haymitch for advice, and his response is, “Stay alive.” Then he laughs. Peeta responds aggressively, knocking the glass out of Haymitch’s hand, and Haymitch responds by punching Peeta... (full context)
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The action seems to finally get Haymitch’s attention. He advises Peeta to let his bruised jaw show to make him seem tougher and asks Katniss whether... (full context)
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Haymitch makes a deal with Peeta and Katniss. He says that he’ll remain sober enough to help them as long as... (full context)
Chapter 5
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...of the tribute. Because District 12 is a mining district, Katniss assumes that she and Peeta will be in some kind of coal mining getup. However, Cinna tells her that he... (full context)
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...streets. He assures Katniss that it isn’t real fire, but she remains unconvinced. She and Peeta are nervous as the opening music begins and they await their entrance. (full context)
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When it’s their turn to roll out, Cinna lights the fake flames and gestures for Peeta and Katniss to hold hands. The flames immediately draw the crowd’s attention, and they roar... (full context)
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When the chariot pulls back into the Training Center, Peeta compliments Katniss on her appearance with the flames, and she decides that part of his... (full context)
Chapter 6
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At the training center, each district has an entire floor. Effie has been corralling Peeta and Katniss around, and she says that she’s been talking them up to everyone she... (full context)
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Katniss finally recalls who the girl is, but senses that she should conceal this knowledge. Peeta comes to her rescue, saying that the girl looks like someone they know from school,... (full context)
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...next to each other, not touching, as if the Games had already begun. Haymitch sends Peeta and Katniss off to get some rest while the adults strategize. (full context)
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When they’re alone, Peeta corners Katniss and asks her about the Avox. Katniss hesitates, and Peeta, sensing her hesitation,... (full context)
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...a spear impaled the boy before he was pulled up to the hovercraft as well. Peeta asks whether the girl saw Katniss, and Katniss responds that she doesn’t know—even though she... (full context)
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...were dressed, but she doesn’t know where they were going or why they would leave. Peeta blurts out that he would leave the Capitol too and then looks around nervously before... (full context)
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Peeta and Katniss return indoors and say goodnight. When Katniss enters her room, the red-haired girl... (full context)
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...doing back home. She wonders whether the opening ceremony gave them any comfort. Haymitch and Peeta arrive to breakfast soon afterwards as well, and Katniss sees that Peeta is once again... (full context)
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Haymitch asks them for an assessment of their skills, and Peeta says that he has none. Katniss says that she’s okay with a bow and arrow,... (full context)
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Haymitch advises Peeta and Katniss to save their special skills for their private sessions with the Gamemakers. While... (full context)
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Katniss marches off to her room, angry that she and Peeta are being forced to act amiably towards each other when they’ll just have to kill... (full context)
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...practice begins, the Career Tributes immediately head to show off their skills, handling deadly weapons. Peeta and Katniss decide to go to the knot-tying station, followed by a camouflage station that... (full context)
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On the second day of training, Peeta notices that they’re being shadowed by Rue, the twelve-year-old girl tribute from District 11. She... (full context)
Chapter 8
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...Finally, Haymitch announces that there’s been enough small talk and demands to know how bad Peeta and Katniss were at the private sessions. Peeta reveals that the Gamemakers paid no attention... (full context)
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...Career Tributes score in the eight-to-ten range, while most of the others average a five. Peeta receives an eight, and then when it’s Katniss’s turn, she receives the highest score of... (full context)
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...compares her comfortable, trusting relationship with Gale to the relationship she pretends to have with Peeta and realizes it’s not a fair comparison because of the circumstances. Effie calls to Katniss... (full context)
Chapter 9
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Katniss feels betrayed at first, but she realizes that she and Peeta will soon be trying to kill each other in the Games anyway. Katniss spends four... (full context)
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When it’s Peeta’s turn to interview with Caesar, Peeta makes several jokes that get the audience laughing. Caesar... (full context)
Chapter 10
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The crowd grows upset, sympathetically murmuring after Peeta’s admission. Katniss is shocked and looks down to avoid the cameras. After the tributes return... (full context)
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...on television. Then it’s time for them to say their goodbyes, since the next morning, Peeta and Katniss will enter the arena. Effie actually has tears in her eyes, and Haymitch... (full context)
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Peeta starts to talk about how he’s trying to avoid becoming one of the Capitol’s pawns—how... (full context)
Chapter 11
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...a giant golden horn that contains survival tools like tents and weapons. Haymitch had advised Peeta and Katniss to avoid the Cornucopia and instead run for safety, but Katniss hesitates when... (full context)
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Just as she prepares to run for the weapons, she catches Peeta’s eye, and he seems to be shaking his head at her. When the gong rings... (full context)
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...so that everyone can know who died. Katniss finds herself overwhelmed by the thought that Peeta might already be dead, though she tells herself it might be better, since it means... (full context)
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...anthem that precedes the death recap begins to play, and Katniss notes with relief that Peeta is still alive. She tells herself that if she loses, it will be most beneficial... (full context)
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...that he’ll go finish her off, and Katniss is shocked to recognize the voice as Peeta’s. (full context)
Chapter 12
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When Peeta runs back to finish off the girl, Katniss overhears the Career Tributes discussing whether they... (full context)
Chapter 14
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...comes rushing through the branches with a spear aimed for her. Katniss registers that it’s Peeta. Suddenly, Peeta is urging her to run, and she does, but not before she sees... (full context)
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...a place that seems to be filled with orange bubbles. Her final thought is that Peeta Mellark saved her life. (full context)
Chapter 15
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...a honeysuckle, which reminds her of her hunting days with Gale—but suddenly, she’s reminded that Peeta may have saved her life by telling her to run. She can’t understand why he... (full context)
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...the anthem plays, Katniss asks Rue how many other tributes have died and reveals that Peeta saved her life the other night. Rue responds that two tributes died from the tracker... (full context)
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...is alive because neither of their faces appeared after the anthem. Katniss also worries about Peeta—she overheard Cato mention that he’d stabbed Peeta earlier. Finally, Katniss settles into the bushes for... (full context)
Chapter 18
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Rue dies, and Katniss finally understands what Peeta meant that night he talked about wanting to show the Capitol that he’s more than... (full context)
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...last two to survive the Games. Before Katniss realizes what she’s doing, she calls for Peeta. (full context)
Chapter 19
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Katniss immediately regrets calling Peeta’s name, but then she realizes that there’s almost no one left to be afraid of.... (full context)
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Katniss decides that Peeta must be near a source of water, since he wouldn’t be able to survive without... (full context)
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Katniss looks towards the source of the voice, but she still can’t find Peeta and wanders up the side of the bank. Suddenly, Peeta speaks again, and she sees... (full context)
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Katniss allows Peeta to rest for a bit and then forces him to move, but he can’t go... (full context)
Chapter 20
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Katniss feeds Peeta the broth, coaxing and kissing until he finishes it and falls asleep. Katniss then allows... (full context)
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Katniss prepares a berry mush to feed Peeta for breakfast, and Peeta panics to see that she’s gone, worried she’s been attacked by... (full context)
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Katniss goes to prepare a soup and when she checks on Peeta again, he asks her to tell him a happy story. At first, Katniss can only... (full context)
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Peeta grows progressively worse, and soon the trumpets sound again, announcing a feast at the Cornucopia... (full context)
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...realizes that it contains sleep syrup, and she mashes it into a berry mush for Peeta. She goes into the cave and tells him that she’s found special berries for him... (full context)
Chapter 21
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...weapons. Katniss decides to take her bow and arrows as well as the knife, since Peeta isn’t in any condition to use a knife anyway. If Katniss doesn’t return, Peeta won’t... (full context)
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At around three hours before dawn, Katniss prepares to leave Peeta, placing the medicine and water near his side. She decides to take his jacket as... (full context)
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...pack. Katniss makes it back to the cave with difficulty and administers the medicine to Peeta before she succumbs to blood loss from the gash on her forehead and loses consciousness.... (full context)
Chapter 22
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...home and her mother is stroking her hair. However, she jerks awake when she hears Peeta’s voice saying her name instead. He’s recovered quickly since Katniss administered the medicine, and now... (full context)
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Peeta feeds Katniss, as she tells him about what happened at the feast. She tells him... (full context)
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Peeta and Katniss discuss the remaining contestants, and the thought of Thresh being killed upsets Katniss... (full context)
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Peeta wonders what it will take to get Haymitch to send them some bread, and Katniss... (full context)
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...watch, but after three to four hours, she can’t stay awake any longer and wakes Peeta. The storm the next day prevents them from hunting again, and Katniss takes the opportunity... (full context)
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Katniss and Peeta are careful to ration the rich food so that it doesn’t disturb their stomachs. They... (full context)
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As Peeta takes his turn sleeping, Katniss keeps watch. During her shift, the rain stops suddenly, and... (full context)
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Katniss wakes Peeta in the morning and they split the remaining stew. They joke about what Effie would... (full context)
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Katniss grows worried when Peeta doesn’t respond to her whistled signal, however, and runs to find him, seeing a stash... (full context)
Chapter 24
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...food from the others and how she must have thought the berries were safe because Peeta had collected them in his stash. Katniss collects the remaining poison berries in a pouch... (full context)
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After Katniss and Peeta reach the cave and eat, Katniss allows Peeta to sleep throughout the night as she... (full context)
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Katniss and Peeta head to the lake, but Cato doesn’t seem to be there when they arrive. They... (full context)
Chapter 25
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...way. She follows Cato to the Cornucopia, but as she’s about the climb, she remembers Peeta and turns to see him struggling on his bad leg. He tells her to go... (full context)
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As Katniss and Peeta climb onto the golden horn, Katniss recognizes that the mutts each resemble one of the... (full context)
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...of pity than competition. Still, after Cato dies, nothing changes in the arena. Katniss and Peeta move to the lake so that the hovercraft can retrieve Cato’s body, but even after... (full context)
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Katniss is shocked, and when she sees Peeta reaching for his knife, she automatically trains her last arrow on him. Peeta drops his... (full context)
Chapter 26
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Katniss and Peeta spit out the berries and wash out their mouths in the lake. A hovercraft arrives,... (full context)
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...her hearing’s been repaired. She gets out of bed to meet her team, calling for Peeta when she enters the hall. Effie’s voice responds instead, and Katniss runs to greet the... (full context)
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...in love she couldn’t act otherwise. Haymitch also adds that he didn’t have to give Peeta the same memo—he’s already in love with her. (full context)
Chapter 27
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...of the team are introduced onstage, and then it’s her turn, and she sees that Peeta is already there, standing a few feet from her. She runs to him, giving him... (full context)
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...of Panem, arrives with a crown, breaking it in half to crown both Katniss and Peeta. By the coldness in his eyes, Katniss sees that President Snow blames her for being... (full context)
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Katniss attempts to find Peeta anyway, wandering to the roof. She returns to her room, but when she tries to... (full context)
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...for her interview. When it’s time to talk to Caesar, Katniss makes sure to allow Peeta to do most of the talking—however, she interjects when she hears about Peeta’s new leg.... (full context)
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Katniss and Peeta gather their things—just the mockingjay pin for Katniss—and they head to the train. They’ll have... (full context)
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When the train stops for fuel, Peeta and Katniss head outside, hand in hand. Peeta hands her a bunch of wildflowers, but... (full context)