Study Guide

Mockingjay Characters

By Suzanne Collins

Katniss Everdeen

Katniss is many things: the hunter, the hunted, a friend, a lover, a sister and daughter, a Panem...

Peeta Mellark

Since Book 1, we've know that Peeta is good at public speaking, in contrast to Katniss…who...

Gale Hawthorne

Like Katniss, Gale is a hunter. He's most comfortable when he's out looking for game. He and...

President Coin

President Coin is one of the few characters given a lengthy physical description in this book:...

President Snow

For much of the book, Snow isn't present, but his shadow (or maybe his nasty smell) looms over...

Haymitch Abernathy

Haymitch is a drunkard, a friend, a mentor, and a victor. He's still really good at strategizing...

Finnick Odair

Like Peeta, Finnick first appears in this book as a shadow of his former self. He's mentally...

Annie Cresta

Annie is a former Games victor who had a breakdown as a result of the trauma of the Games. She's...

Johanna Mason

Johanna is one of the few surviving victors from the Quarter Quell. The rebels aren't able to...

Beetee

Beetee, a wounded victor from the Quarter Quell, is a whiz with technology and weapons. The...

Primrose "Prim" Everdeen

Prim, Katniss's little sister, seems like a bright light in a dark world: I look at my little...

Katniss's Mother

Katniss's mom is more of an absence than a presence in Mockingjay. Although Katniss gets to spend...

Plutarch Heavensbee

Plutarch is the Capitol's former Head Gamemaker who's now on the rebels' side of the war. Yet...

Boggs

Boggs is one of the few people Katniss comes to trust in District 13. He seems to be on her side...

Cressida

Cressida is in charge of the media team and camera crew that film and follow Katniss around "in...

Castor and Pollux

Castor and Pollux are twins who serve as cameramen for Squad 451, the rebels. Pollux is an Avox,...

Jackson

Jackson is the second-in-command of Squad 451. She's supposed to take over if anything happens to...

Leeg 1, Leeg 2, Mitchell, Homes, and Messalla

The remaining team members of Squad 451 who, one-by-one, sacrifice themselves for Katniss's...

Tigris

Tigris, the former Games stylist, lives in the Capitol and runs a fur shop. She is kind enough to...

Commander Paylor

Paylor belongs to District 8 and has considerable military power. Katniss thinks of her as a...

Cinna

"Brilliant, enigmatic, lovely Cinna" (1.34) is already dead when the book begins. He's one of the...

Flavius, Octavia, Venia

These three characters are Katniss's prep team from the Games and the Quell. They have always...

Effie Trinket

The Capitol's events co-coordinator reappears at the end of Mockingjay and claims to have been a...

Fulvia Cardew

Fulvia is a former power player in the Capitol who wields a certain amount of manipulative power...

Caesar Flickerman

Caesar is the official interviewer of the Hunger Games contestants. He has a much larger role...

Enobaria

Enobaria is another tribute that emerged from the Quell alive. For most of the book she's kept in...

Delly Cartwright

Delly is the girl from District 12 who's brought in when the rebels attempt to rehabilitate...