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The Hunger Games

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A Personal Connection

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In the cave during the rainstorm, Katniss decides that Haymitch is looking for personal, emotional affection between her and Peeta before he sends her a gift from her sponsors.

What is the BEST reason that Collins includes this interaction?

A

To show Peeta’s struggle to get up the nerve to talk to Katniss for his whole childhood.

B

To show the connection in Katniss’ mind between singing and her father.

C

To show how much more deeply Katniss is falling for Peeta.

D

To show Katniss’ willingness to do anything, including lying, in order to get gifts from sponsors.

E

To show how Katniss is struggling to decipher what is genuine from what is pretend.