What happened in Chapter 19 Catching Fire?

Summary: Chapter 19 Katniss looks around and sees that in the water there are strips of land radiating out from a central island like spokes. When the gong sounds, signaling the tributes can move, she dives into the water and swims hard for one of the strips, then sprints to the Cornucopia.

What is the problem in the book Catching Fire?

The book is primarily focused on a man vs. man conflict, particularly that of the tributes battling each other in the games and that of the people fighting against the oppressive Panem government.

Why does Katniss kiss Peeta in Chapter 19?

Peeta thanks Katniss for finding him and she says that he would have done the same. He talks about what Katniss should do if he doesn’t make it back. She’s worried that he might die, and to keep him from speaking of such things, she kisses him. It’s her first kiss.

Why is MAGS mute in Catching Fire?

Early on in Catching Fire, it was made clear that Mags didn’t talk, and instead, she used hand gestures to communicate. Interestingly enough, her inability to speak was never directly explained in the movies. The book, on the other hand, insinuated that it was due to a medical condition.

What happens in chapter 19 of the Hunger Games?

Summary: Chapter 19 Katniss thinks of Peeta’s behavior before and during the Games. She realizes the feelings he’s expressed for her have given an advantage to them both. Before going to sleep for the night, she thinks of the remaining tributes and decides the real threats are Cato and the girl from his district.

How was the conflict resolved in Catching Fire?

The external conflict reaches a solution when the Capitol becomes reckless with the districts. More specifically President Snow, begins ordering the Gatekeepers into the districts and set their homes on fire, whip anyone who disobeys, etc. Internally, Katniss reaches a solution when she gets separated from Peeta.

What are the conflicts in the Hunger Games?

The large-scale conflict in “The Hunger Games” centers on the oppression of the citizens of Panem in a dystopian society. Katniss’ story is symbolic of the struggles of peasants to break free from a system that dehumanizes people and restricts their desire for freedom and a humane standard of living.

Why does Finnick care about Mags?

Finnick was willing to give up Mags to save Peeta because he needed to, to convince Katniss they were on the same side. He receives a large cut in his leg when he was trying to save Peeta. During the events of Mockingjay, Finnick shows concern for Peeta, and goes out of his way to save Peeta’s life again.

Who died in Peeta’s arms?

The female morphling
At the start of the Games, the morphlings reached the Cornucopia shortly after Finnick and Katniss (because Mags swam to Katniss while Finnick was retrieving Peeta). During the bloodbath, the male was killed but the female escaped. The female morphling dies in Peeta’s arms.