Child Abuse and What I Learned From The Hunger Games
by BMW Princess
I didn't think I'd get sucked into The Hunger Games Mania. But I saw myself in alot of it. The "man" who had hurt me so badly was the sadistic President Snow.
There was no reason for what he did other than the fact that he could. The games in The Hunger Games were the sick invention of a man everyone thought was king. There was no reason for them just like there was no reason to hurt a girl so bad she wanted (and still sometimes wants)to die. Everyone treats "The Thing" that's what he is like a pillar of the community. President snow is waited on and treated like a hero.
Katniss finds out that by keeping who she is and not letting the capitol turn her into a monster she can beat The Games. If i turn into what the thing tried to mold me into i lose myself. Every time i try to do something good i outsmart him.
I'd like to send Suzanne Collins a thank you note for writing a book that helped me put my trauma into perspective.
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