Dark Majinn
Dark Majinn answered

So a country set up as a tyrannical dictatorship that forces several regions of the country to have children compete, to the death, to see which region will be rewarded with "Government sanctioned Food Aid"?

Are you really asking this question seriously?

Walter The Grump
Walter The Grump answered

It isn't a true story, but it is based in many human natures as Danae pointed out.

Tyrannical government--The Capitol.

Different districts--different ethnicities/neighborhoods/states etc.

Enjoyment watching the suffering of others--not providing for your citizens--the Hunger Games itself.

Overthrowing an out of control tyrannical government.

Those are a few I wanted to add.

Danae Hitch
Danae Hitch answered

No, however all these problems can be experienced in real life. 

- Class inequity
- Food shortages
- Insufficient education + training
- Population control through imports/exports
- Threat of nuclear war
- People from other districts, or maybe we should call them ethnic groups, fighting to survive

Suzanne Collins wrapped these themes up in a … Read more