Suzanne Collins
Features // 2 Articles
Columns // 5 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
//Features

Katniss Everdeen: The Girl Who Volunteers?
10 Nov 2014 // 8:20 PM

Despite claims that The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen represents a step forward for women, her self-sacrificial streak reveals just how unfree she really is.

The Empress' New Clothes: Brave New Heroines in Young Adult Fiction
8 Sep 2014 // 8:11 PM

Reading heroine-driven young adult (YA) fiction, one can't help but wonder why stagnant views of women’s sexuality and societal roles prevail.

//Columns

'The Hunger Games': The Writer’s Cut Really Is Better (Sponsored Article)
20 Jun 2016 // 8:30 PM

Even if you've seen The Hunger Games films dozens of times, the books will reveal character complexities that were left out of the film adaptations.

Formulating 'The Hunger Games' Part 2: Evolution of the Mockingjay
3 May 2016 // 9:00 PM

From Death Race to The 10th Victim, may the odds be ever in your favour!

//Blogs

‘Hunger Games’ Is Part of a Long, Grisly Tradition in Literature
29 Mar 2012 // 12:00 AM

Violence committed by and against children has a long, grisly tradition in literature — as an allegory for adult cruelty, a representation of the emotional volatility of adolescence and a tension-raiser for audiences.

Casting Katniss: Is Hollywood Whitewashing 'The Hunger Games'?
27 Sep 2010 // 5:20 AM

Rumors about casting Katniss, the olive-skinned, grey-eyed heroine of the YA sensation The Hunger Games have been flying around the interwebs and one name, Chloe Moretz, keeps popping up. There’s just one problem: Moretz is fair, blonde, and has green eyes.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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