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Capitol Representation

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Haymitch guffaws and we all start laughing except Effie, although even she is suppressing a smile. ‘Well, it serves them right. It’s their job to pay attention to you. And just because you come from District Twelve is no excuse to ignore you.’ Then her eyes dart around as if she’s said something totally outrageous. ‘I’m sorry, but that’s what I think,’ she says to no one in particular (Collins, ch. 8).

What can the reader infer about ALL representatives of the Capitol from the above passage?

A

Capitol representatives rarely, if ever, speak out against the Capitol.

B

Capitol representatives feel pity toward tributes from District Twelve.

C

Capitol representatives have to get everything they say approved by the Capitol.

D

Capitol representatives are taught to speak their minds.

E

Capitol representatives do not have a sense of humor about the games.