The Hunger Games• We are analysing a scene in the Hunger Games where a character ‘Rue’ dies.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-ins2kYZqQStory:• The Capitol of Panem hosts an event called the Hunger Games where two "tributes" – a boy and a girl – are drafted from each of the twelve districts to be brought to an arena and fight to the death.• Katnisss little sister is selected for the Hunger Games, so Katniss volunteers to take her place. Also selected is Peeta Mellark.• They are then rushed to the Capitol, where they undergoes intense training, before being thrust into the arena to fight to become the victor of the 74th annual Hunger Games.• Katniss teams up with Rue, a tiny girl from District 11 who reminds her of her sister Prim.• Rue is killed around this time by one of the Career Tributes. Katniss honours her body by covering it in flowers.
Narrative, Section or Enigma?SectionThis scene is only 3 minutesfrom the film.The scene is in the middle ofthe film (towards the end)where Rue is killed aroundthis time by one of the CareerTributes.
• The clip falls into conventional narrative structure because it is linear.
Story time & Discourse time Story time Discourse timeScreen grabs N/AExplanation This scene took 3:22 minutes.
Identify all types of time beingrepresented...Types of time Screen grabs/evidence explanationSummery The hunger games is approximately 2 hours 22 minutes As the film is just over 2 hours, they have edited time by choosing a clip that’s 3:22 from a 2 hour movieEllipses •Katniss saving rue •Rue gets killed •Katniss cries •POV of rue dyeingScene When katness kills the guy trying to kill her and RueStretch N/A N/AFlashback N/A N/AFlash-forward N/A N/A