Flavorwire, “Progressive, Tea Party, or Anarchist: Whose Side Is Katniss Really On?” November 18, 2014

Progressive, Tea Party, or Anarchist: Whose Side Is Katniss Really On?
Sarah Seltzer, Flavorwire, November 18, 2014

“Of course, if Katniss is a flinty anarchist with a libertarian streak (and Gale is a total mansplaining manarchist, albeit a hot one), then I’d have to say that Peeta is a kindly socialist who yearns to feed the masses with bread. He’s the one who frequently urges Katniss to befriend others, and he always tries to reject violence. He, just as much as Katniss, chooses solidarity and love over alienation. Thus their story has meaning for people frustrated with the status quo who go far beyond the Che T-shirt set.”

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