Katniss and Peeta as “Star-Crossed Lovers”

The phrase “star-crossed lovers” originally comes from the Shakespeare play Romeo & Juliet, a tragedy about two teenagers from rival families who fall in love. Romeo and Juliet are doomed from start to finish. He’s a Montague and she’s a Capulet. Their families hate each other so much that they’re constantly having sword fights andContinue reading “Katniss and Peeta as “Star-Crossed Lovers””

Wrap-Up of “The Hunger Games”

First off, I’d like express my thanks to all of you have joined me on this five-week exploration of “the hero’s quest.” Your feedback and comments are much appreciated. I’ve also been thrilled to see all your thoughtful and insightful answers to my discussion questions about “The Hunger Games.” This movie has proven to beContinue reading “Wrap-Up of “The Hunger Games””