The Hunger Games

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The Boy with the Bread


And while I was talking, the idea of actually losing Peeta hit me again and I realized how much I don’t want him to die. And it’s not about the sponsors. And it’s not about what will happen back home. And it’s not just that I don’t want to be alone. It’s him. I do not want to lose the boy with the bread (Collins, ch. 22).

What is the significance of Katniss calling Peeta “the boy with the bread?”


It reminds the reader that Peeta’s father is a baker.


It showcases how far Katniss is willing to play up the “romance” story for the audience.


It reinforces Katniss’ genuine feelings for Peeta.


It shows how much the arena has changed Katniss.


It suggests that Katniss is realizing something for the first time.