Comment: Q&A with Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins

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Q&A with Hunger Games Author Suzanne Collins

Great post, Michael :-)

Suzanne Collins: "Telling a story in a futuristic world gives you this freedom to explore things that bother you in contemporary times. So, in the case of the Hunger Games, issues like the vast discrepancy of wealth, the power of television and how it's used to influence our lives, the possibility that the government could use hunger as a weapon, and then first and foremost to me, the issue of war."

Read more:

http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/qa-hunger-games-a...

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