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The Hunger Games

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Winners and Losers

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All of the following are reasons that Katniss believes Effie calls the tribute she draws the ‘reaping winner’ instead of the ‘reaping loser,’ EXCEPT

A

Effie is hopefully trying to encourage her district to have a more positive outlook on the reaping.

B

This word choice is specifically chosen by the Capitol to make going into the Hunger Games seem desirable.

C

In some districts, people are eager to risk their lives because they see going into the Hunger Games as an honor.

D

Effie is purposely being verbally ironic, or sarcastic, by saying the opposite of what she means.

E

The Capitol and its citizens look at the Hunger Games as a festivity and a sport, and are encouraging the tributes to have a competitive spirit.