As in Catching Fire, in Mockingjay the mockingjay bird is an important symbol of Katniss Everdeen’s conflicted nature, and her complicated roles in the wars between the rebels and the Capitol. Mockingjays are… (read full symbol analysis)
President Snow sends roses to Katniss at several points in the novel—most shockingly, just after he orders her home, District 12, to be bombed. Because roses are typically a sign of affection and love, Snow’s… (read full symbol analysis)
At the end of Mockingjay, when the government headed by President Snow has been defeated, Katniss is invited to shoot Snow with an arrow given to her by the new leader, President Coin(read full symbol analysis)
The double bomb that kills Katniss Everdeen’s sister, Primrose, was designed by two rebels: Beetee and Gale, Katniss’s lifelong friend. Previously, Gale had explained that the double bombs are designed to appeal… (read full symbol analysis)
Katniss sings a song called “The Hanging Tree” about a man who has been hanged. In the song he calls out for his lover, still alive, to “flee,” but in the end, it becomes clear… (read full symbol analysis)
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