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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

by Suzanne Collins

Appearances Quotes Page 4

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Quote #10

With the Capitol growing father way every second, I begin to think of home. Of Prim and my mother. Of Gale. I excuse myself to change out of my dress and into a plain shirt and pants. As I slowly, thoroughly wash the makeup from my face and put my hair in its braid, I begin transforming back into myself. Katniss Everdeen. A girl who lives in the Seam. Hunts in the woods. Trades in the Hob. I stare in the mirror as I try to remember who I am and who I am not. By the time I join the others, the pressure of Peeta's arm around my shoulders feels alien. (27.58)

Katniss is dressed as her old self again, and so she starts to feel like herself again. Can clothes really change the way we see ourselves?

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