She would only come to recognize him years later, when she was starving and digging through the garbage behind the Mellark Bakery. Katniss still grieves for the loss of her father from working in these same mines, so discovering that Gale now has the same job has to be hard for her, whether she's in love with him or not. In the middle of a war, they take time to talk about who Katniss will end up choosing, as if that even matters at the time. Katniss is slender with black hair, grey eyes and olive skin. A rebellion needs to stoke its supporters, but there's no way these promo films were so important they outweighed the actual battles. Although there was no way that Gale could have saved everyone even if he tried, there remains some question as to whether or not he even thought about attempting to assist Peeta Mellark's family. To some, she is a friend, and to others, she is the girl who sings.
While most of the passionate moments in the series belong to Katniss and Peeta, there's no denying the physical chemistry between Katniss and her best friend, Gale. It's also important to note, as ever, that these two are teenagers faced with daily violence and a revolution. Don't you need to take the circumstances into account? Not only have Katniss and Gale followed each others' leads in the woods as a hunting team so well that they work in almost perfect synchronicity with one another, but they continue that deep knowledge of one another's intentions on the battle field as well. He says he's like the man in the Hanging Tree, still waiting for her answer, he knows she only kissed him bc he was in pain, he's upset when she kisses him and doesn't know why, says it doesn't count. Given that Katniss is generally a grim sort, it's the sort of thing she probably needs to hear.
The series, both in the books and the films, find Katniss taking a harsh, relentless, and ultimately unforgiving hero's journey. Team Peeta: Peeta is the nice boy. Back at the beginning, Lawrence was only a few years older than Katniss was supposed to be. By the end of the trilogy, given the changes that both Katniss and Peeta undergo, it is only together that they survive and are strong. She has co-authored a book about relationship violence titled Voices of Hope: Breaking the Silence of Violence, to be released in the summer of 2012.
Katniss cares for Gale and comes to awaken to her feelings. And they never are an actual couple they kind if just explore the idea. The woman was the same in both conditions. At first glance, the protagonist of The Hunger Games may seem typical, given that she lives in a dystopia, every other character tells her she's special, and she's in the middle of a love triangle. In many ways this is a sudden turn around from platonic, friendly affection to romance, the love triangle that has become so popular in teen novels in the twenty-first century.
It's clear from the very first moment that she loves Gale and that their relationship is special. Finally, he can see me for who I really am. I am one who believes Katniss never really loved Peeta, but came to terms with having to be with him because Gail was on the run. Gale probably could have had Katniss if he fought for her. When you put the choice that way without context, it's easy to mistake Katniss' love life.
He's an obvious choice as a rebellious symbol, and he's much more willing to fight than Katniss Everdeen. In the books, Katniss is never older than 17 excluding the epilogue. These entries certainly don't mean she's a bad character, merely that there were some ways that her arc could have made more sense. It would be a disservice to both her and her best friend to ignore that several of her skills were taught to her by Gale Hawthorne. Bear in mind that when reading the books, we only have Katniss's perspective on the events of the story.
Gale completely gets Katniss, from her self-preservation strategies to her deepest desires. So why does Katniss later fall for Peeta? He was, ever after, The Boy with the Bread. Katniss agrees to be the Mockingjay to gain immunity for Peeta. He is also completely authentic. Lawrence filmed The Hunger Games when she was 20.
To provide a better website experience, hobbylark. The question is, did her mother deserve her hatred? Knowing that he had to care for not only his family but Katniss's while she was in the Games is probably the only thing that kept him from volunteering as tribute. You'll have the opportunity to give your point of view. Gales sees Katniss as she is and wants to be with her. But for those of you who somehow missed that pop culture bandwagon, here is the summary: The books chronicle a dystopia where children are forced to battle to the death in a real-life gladiator meets Survivor television show, organized by the evil Capital, the city that rules all.