Characters in The Hunger Games
16yo protagonist of the THG Trilogy. Female Tribute of District 12 for the 74th Annual Hunger Games.
The books are written from her point of view.
Known as ‘Prim’, she is the 12yo sister of Katniss.
16yo son of a baker known as ‘the boy with bread’. He is the Male Tribute of District 12 for the 74th Annual Hunger Games.
18yo hunting partner and best friend of Katniss Everdeen,
Victor of the 50th Annual Hunger Games when aged 14. One of two victors that District 12 has had and the only survivor. He is Katniss and Peeta’s ‘mentor’.
Effie Trinket is a citizen of the Capitol who find herself in the position of District 12 Escort.
Cinna is Katniss’ stylist who she feels like she can really open up to.
Caesar Flickerman is the host of a talk show, who interviews each of the tributes before they enter the ‘arena’.
Crane is the Head Gamesmaker. Prior to the 74th Annual Hunger Games, Crane had organised both the 72nd and 73rd.
President Coriolanus Snow:
Snow is President of the Capitol, who enforces the Annual Hunger Games. His rule is often interpreted, and described as a ‘dictatorship’.
As ‘The Hunger Games’ is written from Katniss’ point of view, we know what she knows. Therefore, some details on the other tributes are kept from us, the reader.
District 1: Glimmer and Marvel
District 2: Clove and Cato
District 3: Female Tribute and Male Tribute
District 4: Female Tribute and Male Tribute
District 5: ‘Foxface’ and Male Tribute
District 6: Female Tribute and Male Tribute
Distrcit 7: Female Tribute and Male Tribute
District 8: Female Tribute and Male Tribute
Distrcit 9: Female Tribute and Male Tribute
District 10: Female Tribute and Male Tribute
District 11: Rue and Thresh
District 12: Katniss and Peeta