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Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Analysis

The Tracker Jackers

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

Like the mockingjay, the tracker jacker is another mutant animal that the Capitol has engineered to keep the districts in check. They are a symbol of the Capitol's willingness to do anything – and everything – to maintain their power over ever living creature in Panem. Katniss uses a tracker jacker nest to attack the Career Tributes in Chapter 14.

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