Suzanne Collins

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An employee of the Capitol, the superficial but sympathetic woman Effie Trinket was Katniss Everdeen’s personal escort during both the Hunger Games and the subsequent Victory Tour. She’s seen toward the end of Mockingjay, helping Katniss prepare for her upcoming “execution ceremony,” in which Katniss is supposed to kill President Coriolanus Snow.

Effie Trinket Quotes in Mockingjay

The Mockingjay quotes below are all either spoken by Effie Trinket or refer to Effie Trinket. 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 numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Scholastic Press edition of Mockingjay published in 2014.
Chapter 24 Quotes

First I get a glimpse of the blond braid down her back. Then, as she yanks off her coat to cover a wailing child, I notice the duck tail formed by her untucked shirt. I have the same reaction I did the day Effie Trinket called her name at the reaping. At least, I must go limp, because I find myself at the base of the flagpole, unable to account for the last few seconds. Then I am pushing through the crowd, just as I did before. Trying to shout her name above the roar. I'm almost there, almost to the barricade, when I think she hears me. Because for just a moment, she catches sight of me, her lips form my name. And that's when the rest of the parachutes go off.

Related Characters: Katniss Everdeen (speaker), Effie Trinket, Primrose (Prim) Everdeen
Related Symbols: The Double Bomb
Page Number: 347
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Effie Trinket Character Timeline in Mockingjay

The timeline below shows where the character Effie Trinket appears in Mockingjay. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 26
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The Power and Danger of Symbols Theme Icon
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...Flavius, and Venia, arrive at Katniss’s new Capitol home to dress her for the execution. Effie Trinket , an old Hunger Games organizer, is also present. Venia whispers that Haymitch and Plutarch... (full context)