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The Hunger Games

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Stay Alive

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‘Stay alive,’ says Haymitch. It’s the same advice he gave us on the train, but he’s not drunk and laughing this time. And we only nod. What else is there to say? (Collins, ch. 10).

What is the subtext of this passage?

A

“We actually are taking him seriously this time.”

B

“We can’t trust anything he says.”

C

“We have learned to ignore Haymitch’s advice.”

D

“We can’t think of a way to express ourselves.”

E

“We are embarrassed that we reacted so poorly on the train.”