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The Capitol is Furious

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“ ‘Listen up. You’re in trouble. Word is the Capitol’s furious about you showing them up in the arena. The one thing they can’t stand is being laughed at and they’re the joke of Panem,’ says Haymitch” (Collins, ch. 26).

What thematic idea is best represented in the passage?

A

Oppression and control.

B

Loyalty and patriotism.

C

Suffering as spectacle.

D

The desire to survive.

E

Haves and have-nots.