What happens if you get stung by a tracker jacker?

Tracker jacker venom was engineered to target the part of the brain that generates fear, creating terrifying hallucinations that can drive a person to madness and within time death.

What does the tracker jacker venom do to Katniss?

Summary and Analysis Part 2: Chapter 15. Katniss continues to struggle against the tracker jacker venom, which targets a person’s fears and makes them come to life through hallucinations. She remains in a nightmarish haze, imagining Prim dying, her father’s last moments, and herself torn to pieces.

Why are tracker jackers called that?

They are wasps that have been genetically engineered to “track” down (hence the name “tracker” jackers) and attack the first thing that disturbs their nests.

How did they brainwash Peeta?

Well, the answer to that is [spoiler] the Capitol hijacked Peeta’s brain using tracker jacker venom. This specific form of torture was chosen to hurt Peeta not just on a physical level, but to actually alter his memories of Katniss and make him hate her.

Is Nightlock a real berry?

Deadly nightshade berries are similar in appearance to nightlock, and both nightlock and real-life hemlock are commonly mistaken for edible plants—nightlock for Rue’s berries and hemlock for wild carrots.

Who saved Katniss life?


Katniss eventually awakes and realizes that a day or two has passed. Then she remembers that Peeta saved her life and wonders why he did it. She also remembers that she got the bow and arrows, and finally she feels like she has a chance in the Games.

Why does Peeta choke Katniss?

Answer and Explanation: Peeta chokes Katniss in Mockingjay because the Capitol has convinced him that she is a mutt designed to destroy the Districts.

What is Katniss’s darkest fear?

Katniss and Rue make a plan and become allies, but something comes up and Rue is killed. This is a very emotional time for Katniss; Rue was like a sister to her. This scares Katniss into thinking this could have been Prim. This is her deepest fear, not being able to protect her sister.

How was Johanna tortured in the Capitol?

Captured by the Capitol
Johanna is held captive and tortured by the Capitol. She was soaked in water and then tortured with electric shocks while imprisoned. Several months after the end of the Third Quarter Quell, she looked ill, bruised, covered in scabs and has had her hair shaved off entirely.

Why did Peeta paint rue?

Peeta used the dyes to paint a picture of Rue after Katniss covered her with flowers when she died. He says he wants to hold them accountable for killing Rue, and Effie tells him that that kind of thinking is forbidden.

Who killed Foxface?

Katniss and Peeta find her body holding nightlock berries. She died after stealing and eating the berries that Peeta had collected. Katniss believed that if Peeta had known about the poison and was attempting to trick Foxface, she would have known not to eat them and could have won.

What is a morphling?

Morphling is a powerful painkiller used in the treatment of severe injuries and illnesses. It is apparently quite expensive, and normally available only to those with connections to the Capitol or District 13.

How did Haymitch win the Hunger Games?

He won his Games by using the force field against the Capitol. Though it was a Capitol creation, Haymitch was able to use it to his advantage and win the Games with it. This is similar to the way in which Katniss and Peeta won their Games with the poisonous berries.

Why is Katniss mad at her mom?

Katniss Everdeen
After being abandoned by her mother, Katniss does not trust her and has never really forgiven her. Katniss has also taken over the mothering role of Prim. After volunteering, Katniss tells her that she has to take care of Prim.

Why is Katniss called a mutt?

When Peeta calls Katniss a mutt, or a muttation, created by the Capitol to use against the rebels, Katniss can’t help but believe she’s all but lost to Peeta and that he is all but lost to her.

What did Katniss name her kids?

They seem right, I don’t think Katniss would ever name her kids after any of those other people because it would just make her remember how they passed away. Suzanne Collins said they’re names are Willow and Rye Mellark. Suzanne said that it was Rose from Primrose and Nick from Finnick.

Why did Annie Cresta go crazy?

Annie suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) due to her traumatic experiences in the Hunger Games. Katniss Everdeen described her as “strange” but stated that she was not mad, as most others believed, simply unstable and seemed to like Annie since they kept in touch after the war was over.

Why did Johanna shave her head?

10) to promote “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2,” where she revealed that there’s a reason why her hair grew back so remarkably fast from the super-close shave she sported as Joanna Mason. Namely, that bald head was all special effects. “It was way more than a bald cap,” Jena said. “It was like a CGI experiment.

Why does Katniss hang Seneca Crane?

Seneca Crane was executed after Katniss’s and Peeta’s suicide stunt at the end of the Games, and the act was intended to remind the Gamemakers of his fate and suggest that they could suffer the same. Katniss’s act, in other words, was an attack on the Gamemakers and wasn’t about maintaining her personal integrity.

Why does Mags not talk in Hunger Games?

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.

Why is Cato running at them?

Why is Cato running? Something is chasing him. What is chasing Cato? A animal that the gamemakers made up.

Why did Johanna knock Katniss out?

When the wire was cut by Enobaria and Brutus, Johanna knocked Katniss out with a metal cylinder to cut the tracker out of Katniss’ arm with an axe so that the Capitol couldn’t find her and to trick Enobaria and Brutus into thinking Katniss was dead. This lead Katniss to believe that Johanna was trying to kill her.

Who won the 73rd Hunger Games?

Wade Rankine
The 73rd Hunger Games took place in a ruined city. The winner of these Games was Wade Rankine, from District 2 at age 16.

Who won the 1st Hunger Games?

The 1st Hunger Games were won by Fir Amanda Yule of 18 year old from District 7.

How many times was Prim’s name entered for the reaping?

Katniss, who is sixteen, will have her name in twenty times, and Gale, who is eighteen, will have his in forty-two times. Katniss’s sister, Prim, is only twelve and has taken no tesserae, so her name is only in once.