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The Effects of Revolution Upon the development of Women's Capabilities and Freedom: An Analysis of the Trilogy, The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins with a Special Focus on the Protagonist, Katniss Everdeen
Linköping University, Department of Culture and Communication, Language and Culture. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The present essay is the evaluation of women’s conditions and gender equality in the novel, the Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Different conditions of women such as the political, physical, marital and financial are analyzed in Panem society before and after the revolution. It is also discussed, which aspects of women’s lives are improved and which aspects are left unchanged after the rebellion of the novel. How far may revolution and the political system be influential upon the development of women and the decrease in male domination in Panem, as an example of real communities? In the final process of analysis, the lack of meritocracy in Panem society is discussed as the result of gender discriminations or the essence of policy. There are also comparisons between Panem and Greece and their heroes. The result of this comparison is, discovering a fluctuation in values, morals and political thoughts from ancient times up to an unknown future. Katniss as the heroine and the ideal female of society is primarily analyzed in each part, and then the other female characters are explored, depending on their roles and importance in the different parts.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 54 p.
Keyword [en]
Suzanne Collins, Women's studies in "the Hunger Games"
National Category
Humanities Languages and Literature
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-95902ISRN: LIU-IKK/MPLCE-A--13/06--SEOAI: diva2:639462
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Master's Programme in Language and Culture in Europe
2013-01-22, KVA 4410, Linkoping university, K building, linkoping, 08:00 (English)
Humanities, Theology
Available from: 2013-08-09 Created: 2013-08-07 Last updated: 2013-08-16Bibliographically approved

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