I kept hoping he would come back so she and him could be together, even though he was responsible for dropping the bomb on District 12. He is also completely authentic. Katniss recognizes that she has to separate out her feelings regarding Peeta, but in the books she is never allowed the opportunity to do so. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. He also watches Katniss on television — where he is then subjected to Katniss' romance a.
Gale completely gets Katniss, from her self-preservation strategies to her deepest desires. Of all of the youth in the Hunger Games series, Gale Hawthorne best epitomizes what the rebellion means. She and other innocents are then bombed in a scheme by the rebels to sway the sympathies of the Capitol's citizens. Peeta could have easily chosen to remain in the Capitol as an eloquent leader just as Katniss could have married Gale upon returning to District 12. Primrose Everdeen is basically Katniss' main reason to do anything throughout the Hunger Games series.
Following the death of their father, Prim's mother descended into a deep depression which left Katniss solely responsible for caring for herself and for Prim. Even with rebirth instead of destruction and the promise that life can go on no matter how bad her losses, Katniss continues to have a complicated relationship with Peeta as supported by their dialogue and struggles. He loved Prim like his own siblings. I mean, I'm not in the position to do so but I can't help feeling angry about the love triangle. The question is, does she, in fact, love him in the end, or is this just another form of manipulation used by Peeta to make her think that she does? Katniss' abandonment of Peeta after she works to save him from the Capitol is a form of releasing herself from the role that she had been given and a form of releasing herself from the responsibilities that came with that role, as well as a way of protecting herself from the now-dangerous Peeta.
While it wasn't a surprise, it surely wasn't a comfort, even if he is no longer eligible for the annual Reaping. Maven This supports the Maven widget and search functionality. Because Gale's life sucks, Katniss is forced to participate in the Quarter Quell as the only viable female candidate for District 12. The fact that Gale's heartless war plan was possibly used in the harrowing moment of Mockingjay that resulted in the loss of Primrose Everdeen was likely the major deciding factor. He was, ever after, The Boy with the Bread. I believe that she was in denial of her affection for him. Ultimately the entire Hunger Games trilogy is about Katniss's relationship with Peeta.
One of the biggest plot twists in Mockingjay comes when Prim runs onto the battlefield in the Capitol to treat the wounded. He's kind to her, telling her that he's sorry she was reaped and that he's going to do everything he can to help her center herself and be prepared for the Games. Katniss should have forgiven her when she recovered. It didn't help that she had also starred in several other high-profile blockbusters playing older women, so audiences definitely didn't think of her as a teenager anymore. We only witness Gale cry once throughout the series, and it's not following the demise of Primrose Everdeen, the loss of District 12 or even when getting hurt in battle. At home, Katniss has a boyfriend, a young man named Gale.
While he is not necessarily Katniss' confidant, Katniss can be herself with Gale and has fewer reservations with him than she does with others. While Peeta eventually becomes more willing to challenge Katniss as a partner, he doesn't seem nearly as good at is as Gale. Katniss not only lost Rue, but ultimately she lost Prim as well, and she never stopped feeling guilty that it was Gale who was responsible. Remember their flirty hunting banter? Speaking of bread, remember when Gale traded his squirrel so he could hook Katniss up with a mini loaf? But the study was really all about whether the men would be physically attracted to the woman, which the researchers measured by recording how many of the male bridge-crossers called the woman later. It's a bit of a melodramatic moment, particularly in the middle of a war, but it's also understandable that Gale wants an answer when it's plain that any moment could be his last-- not to mention that he's a teenager with strong emotions. Killing animals, killing people—it's all the same, right? At the end of Catching Fire, District 12 is bombed by the Capitol and Gale survives, ultimately ending up in District 13.
Rather, it shows how important her friends are to her. Since his death in a mine explosion, which killed Gale's father too, Katniss has been the sole provider for her family, a role she was reluctantly forced to assume at the age of eleven when her mother's grief overcame her ability to function. You can't use stills from the movie as evidence for what's in the book. We do not get to see her process this realization but can piece it together based upon her earlier decision to be with Gale and her pursuing an unofficial relationship with Gale i. It would be a disservice to both her and her best friend to ignore that several of her skills were taught to her by Gale Hawthorne. If you haven't read the series yet, this is a good time to purchase it.
Whatever you do, don't let them starve! There are readers who believe that she is a weak heroine with no strength to change the world she lived in. AppNexus This is an ad network. A way to plant hatred between the starving workers of the Seam and those who can generally count on supper and thereby ensure we will never trust one another. Whether they need to complete a quick attack or carry out a plan that requires multiple steps, they are always on the same page as a team. Here's a brief breakdown of the characters to help you choose. A lot of what the rebellion does is designed to sway citizens to their side, to the point where it felt like there was very little actual fighting going on. Gale is active, angry at the Capitol, outspoken, action-taking, and wants to fight for the future that could be.
Gale and Katniss get along and understand each other, but Gale is more vocal and angry than Katniss in his opposition to the way in which they live. She is the girl on fire who volunteered to save her sister's life when the twelve year-old was reaped in The Hunger Games. Should you ever love a revolutionary? Team Peeta: Peeta is the nice boy. Katniss Everdeen falls prey to the same nonsensical trope that finds its way into seemingly every action film franchise: never running out of ammo. Gale is conveniently and easily removed from the ending and she never chooses Peeta but rather accepts him in her life. All three of them have had serious things to deal with. The first to do so is the Capitol, but Katniss herself ends up siding with the rebellion.
But as we all know, it's Peeta who gets to be the lucky haha, no boy from District 12 to join Katniss, and not Gale. So, back to the main point: The Hunger Games. His mother tried to run her off, and she and Prim would have starved if Peeta hadn't dropped some loaves into the fire, then tossed the ruined bread to Katniss to take home to Prim. While Katniss considers joining the rebellion for Gale, she decides to join the rebellion for Peeta. You can probably predict what happened in this study: More men called the woman from the group that had crossed the shaky, scary bridge.