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Rue and Thresh are described in the book as having dark skin and brown hair. Rue worked with .. Rue and Katniss had a loving relationship. Katniss formed. In the books it doesn't seem like Thresh has that much connection to Rue, and so I never quite understood why he let Katniss live in her name. The movie made. personal information, including your religious or political views, health, racial background, country of origin, sexual identity and/or personal relationships.
The first and only night that the two spent together, Rue was surprised by the sleeping bag that Katniss had gotten in the beginning of the Games. When Katniss asked how she had kept warm every night, she said that she would pull out her extra socks and put them on her hands. Rue examined the contents of Katniss' pack and explained what some of the things were.
Rue told Katniss about the night vision glasses that Katniss had gotten, which Katniss mistook for sunglasses at first, and how important the glasses were in Rue's district. Rue was very comfortable with Katniss, which was indicated by the fact that she immediately snuggled up close to her in the sleeping bag.
When Rue told Katniss about the mockingjays in her district, Katniss offered her the gold mockingjay pin that Madge had given her, but Rue told her to keep it because it was how she knew that she could trust Katniss. Rue's district token was a small hand woven necklace that was her lucky charm. Katniss and Rue knew that the Careers needed to be eliminated, and the only way they could possibly make that happen was to take away their ample food and other supplies.
At first, the feat seemed nearly impossible, but Katniss and Rue concocted a plan with the intention of destroying or even stealing the supplies.
Rue, being the smaller of the two, was in charge of setting three fires in various areas in the forest.
This would distract the Careers and get them moving as Katniss would try to figure out a way to get their precious supplies. Katniss and Rue decided to communicate by fires and the mockingjays. Rue would sing her four-note melody to let Katniss know that all was going well. The four-note melody was also the tune that Rue sang to the mockingjays in District 11 to signal the end of the work day; because she worked so high in the trees, she was the first of the workers in the orchard to know when it was time to go home.
Rue died soon after Katniss' successful attempt to destroy the Careers' stash of supplies, while she was creating her diversion. After lighting the first two fires, she stumbled upon a net on her way to start the third and final fire.
After following the sound of the mockingjays, Katniss found Rue trapped in a net. But the moment she heard her name escape Rue's lips, Marvel speared Rue in the abdomen, earning him an arrow through the neck through the heart in the filmas Katniss tried in vain to save her. Katniss rushed over to Rue and cut her out of the net and put Rue's head on her lap. Katniss held Rue's hand as a lifeline as if it were she who were dying and Rue holding her.
Rue asked if she blew up the food and Katniss confirmed that she destroyed everything. Rue pleaded for Katniss to win and Katniss promised she'd win for the both of them. When Marvel's cannon fired, Rue told Katniss to stay with her and Katniss lingered right by her side. As a last wish, Rue asked Katniss to sing to her, and Katniss sang a lullaby that she used to sing to Prim, until Rue's eyes fluttered shut and she died.
The mockingjays soon picked up Katniss's song and sang it through the entire arena. To show the Capitol that Rue was more than a piece in the Games, Katniss covered her corpse in brightly colored flowers she found nearby to cover up her wounds and her body. As a final goodbye, Katniss gave her the same farewell salute that the entire District 12 gave Katniss when she left for the Games, placing the three middle fingers of the left hand to her lips, then lifting her arm out toward Rue.
The gesture was often used by the residents of District 12 at funerals, signifying respect and admiration.
District 11 then sends Katniss a loaf of bread as a gift of appreciation. This would end up leaving a lot of people in District 11 going hungry that night and it was unheard of to send a gift to a tribute that was not from your own district but they felt they owed Katniss something. It was later speculated that the loaf of bread was in fact meant for Rue but as she died they thought they would give it to Katniss as a sign of respect and appreciation. In the film, Katniss pulled Rue out of the net and hugged her, and Marvel threw the spear at Katniss but hit Rue instead; Marvel was shot in the chest by Katniss, who turned to Rue as she pulled the spear out of her body and fell to the ground.
Katniss then began to sing to her and she died, and decorated her body with flowers after her death. She then saluted District 11, where a riot ensued. Rue placed 7th out of the 24 tributes.
At the end of The Hunger Gamesit was mentioned by Katniss that when the Capitol showed Katniss and Peeta the video of the 74th Hunger Gamesthey did not show the part where Katniss puts the flowers on her body as the flimmakers thought that smacks of rebellion.
In Catching Firewhen Katniss and Peeta are on their victory tour, she thanks Rue for everything she has done for her. Katniss says that she feels Rue is still with her and that everything beautiful brings Rue to mind. Katniss then thanks District 11 for their tributes, Rue and Thresh. Katniss tells Thresh's family that she admired him for being solitary, and even when the Career tributes wanted him, he turned them down. This made them smile. Later, when asked by the Gamemakers to show his skill for the 75th Hunger Games, Peeta painted Rue covered with flowers on the floor, earning a 12 from the Gamemakers.
Also adding on to the rebellion that Katniss was trying to keep him out of. And later, Katniss describes to Peeta her only "good" dream since the Games, explaining how she followed Rue as a mockingjay, singing and "talking.
In the arena, Katniss remembers Rue's vast knowledge about plants and realizes that a distinct disadvantage to being a District 12 tribute is that they don't get to learn their district's main purpose and skills until they are 18, while the other tributes from other districts learn it at a young age. While watching Haymitch's Hunger Games video tape, and after watching Maysilee Donner's death on the tape, she remembers how Katniss as well was "too late to save Rue.
In MockingjayKatniss compiled a memory book about all the people who died because of the Hunger Games, including Rue. Physical description "And most hauntingly, a twelve-year-old girl from District She has dark brown skin and eyes, but other than that, she's very like Prim in size and demeanor.
This is how Prim, Katniss' sister, also stood, which brings back memories of Rue whenever Katniss sees her own sister. This stance made her look like a bird, ready to take flight.
Her swift and almost invisible movements through the treetops added to the bird-like description.
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Rue says that what she enjoys most in life is music, something which greatly confuses Katniss when she considers the hardship Rue has endured on the fields in District She is described as 4' 8.
Family Rue was the eldest of six children. She had five younger siblings, all living in poverty in District She usually gave her food rations to her younger siblings, and foraged in the fields to provide more food for them.
District 11 has very strict laws and Rue could be punished for helping her family in this way. Her parents were also seen weeping. A man in the back whistles her four note tune, and started a small uprising.
The man was shot shortly after. After Katniss sees the man get shot, she hears two more shots, which could possibly mean someone in the family was killed or wounded. Going to win for both of us now. Rue and Katniss had a loving relationship.The Hunger Games - Feast Scene
Katniss formed an alliance with her and took care of her as well. She was deeply cared for by Katniss. Rue told her everything about her, like her favorite thing in the world is music. Katniss felt empathy and pity for her. Katniss demonstrated her love for Rue by crying and mourning her death and covering her body in flowers at the time of her death to show that she was 'more than just a piece in their games'.
Katniss trusts Rue because of her similarities to Prim and her gentle demeanor. Katniss also felt pity and empathy for Rue, being forced into the arena at such a young age. She also realized she could trust Rue because she watched over her while she was asleep from the Tracker Jacker venom. One of the reasons Rue said she trusted Katniss, was because of her mockingjay pin. Rue and her bonded the night Katniss awakened from her tracker jacker injuries. Rue received a groosling leg from Katniss, after she refused the first few times.
Katniss and Rue tell each other about their life and district. Rue told her about the Career's camp and this helps her with her plan. Rue trusted Katniss when she saw that Katniss had on a mockingjay pin. She then proceeded to help her with a plan to destroy the career alliance. But soon after the second fire was lit, Rue stumbled into a trap set up by Marvel, who stabbed her through the abdomen with his spear while Katniss ran to save her.
After dispatching Marvel, Rue begged Katniss win and to sing to her as she died. As an act of defiance and a way to honor Rue's death, Katniss covers Rue's corpse with brightly colored flowers and gives her District 12's farewell gesture, of the three middle fingers pressed to the lips and held up. Thresh "For the little girl. They seemed to have a fairly close friendship, as Thresh was infuriated and saddened by her death.
During training in the film when Rue stole Cato's knife which caused him to attack another tributeThresh looked up and smiled at Rue knowing it was her.
During the feast, Thresh overheard Clove taunting Katniss about Rue and taking credit for her death, and was enraged by this, Thresh pushed Clove off Katniss and held her above the ground by her throat, yelling accusations at her.
Terrified, Clove insisted she didn't kill Rue this is true, as it was Marvel who killed herbut Thresh didn't believe her, and crushed her skull with a large rock although in the film he bangs Clove against the Cornucopia until her neck breaksavenging Rue's death. Due to Katniss' alliance with Rue, Thresh spared her life, suggesting that he cared for her.
Personality Rue had a sweet nature, loving those close to her, and hated to see them hurt. Her greatest joy in life was music, and she loved singing with the mockingjays at home. The mockingjays liked her and were used to her a few were even her special friends because she was the one who sang a four-note melody that signaled the end of a work day out in the fields.
She was excited at the prospect of adventure - one character trait that she does not share with Katniss' sister, Prim. When in the training area Rue is shown to be a very cheeky young girl with a sense of humor because she stole Cato's knife a scene only shown and mentioned in the film. She is also very observant of her surroundings, noticing every piece of information she saw when spying on the Careers.
Rue fully understood the inhumane and brutal nature of the Hunger Gamesand refused to sink down to the level of the others. Instead of attacking at the first sight of other tributes, she spied and gathered information that helped her and Katniss form a plan on how to wipe out the Careers.
Katniss supplied a bit of emotional support to Rue, giving her the hope that maybe it wouldn't be all bad. Contents [ show ] The 74th Hunger Games "I always respected him. For his refusal to play the Games on anyone's terms but his own. Viewed as the physically strongest tribute in the entire Games, the Career Tributes attempted to recruit him for their alliance during the training sessions, but he refused to join them.
In training, he scores a 10, but in the film, he scores a 9. During Thresh's interviewCaesar Flickerman tries to help him to be more comfortable and talk. However, Thresh only answers in curt single word answers and remains surly.
Katniss is extremely impressed with this, and envies Thresh as he shows such silent, deadly physical power and has no need to make the Capitol like him with an angle. Cornucopia bloodbath Thresh at the Cornucopia bloodbath. Thresh and Rue waiting for their interviews. Thresh survived the initial Cornucopia bloodbath. He stood on the last pedestal. When the Gong rings, he was one of the first people to get inside the Cornucopia. After retrieving a water container, backpack and a crescent sword, he is quickly confronted by the District 7 male.
The District 7 male tries to stab Thresh with a spear, but he easily knocks the spear out of his hands and slashes his throat with his sword. He is then seen running towards the forest while looking back at the District 3 male and the District 7 female push each other. While attempting to kill Thresh with a sword, he manages to kill the District 9 female first.
He finds a field of wheat, which he uses to his advantage by using the wheat for food and also as a source of cover so he could easily hide.
The Careers knew where he was, but saw the field as a threat as Thresh would be at a major advantage if they attacked, so they avoided him. The Feast Thresh about to kill Clove.
He comes out of hiding during the feast to claim his backpack with what he needed the most, and overhears Clove 's threats to Katniss and taunting her about Rue's death. Furious, Thresh attacks Clove, pulling her away from Katniss and yelling at her, and effortlessly holds her a foot above the ground. Due to Clove's words, Thresh accuses her of killing Rue, which Clove truthfully denies.
When Clove sees Thresh holding a large rock, she screams for Cato. In the book, Thresh smashes the rock into her temple, cracking and denting her skull. In the film, he slams her head-first against the Cornucopia twice, cracking her skull. In the book, Katniss responds to Clove's injury with her thought of "She's a goner. Thresh then asks Katniss what Clove meant about Rue being her ally. Katniss tells him that Marvel killed Rue, and that she sang to her as she died. To honor Rue and to repay Katniss for protecting her, Thresh tells her he'll let her go once, but owes her nothing after that.
He then tells her to run, as Cato is approaching the clearing. As Thresh leaves, he takes not only his own backpack, but Cato's as well, forcing Cato to chase him instead of Katniss, putting her in less danger to repay her further. Meanwhile, Cato tries in vain to revive Clove until the cannon signaling her death fires; he then goes after Thresh. Death The cause of Thresh's death was not revealed in the book. Katniss and Peeta assume that he was killed by Cato after taking his backpack and killing Cato's district partner, Clove.
Katniss and Peeta see Thresh's distorted picture in the sky from their cave, and it can also be assumed that he was killed during the thunderstorm, created by the Gamemakers, as the cannon that announced his death was inaudible. There is a discrepancy between the film and the book in the manner that Thresh was killed. In the book, Thresh is placed 5th, before Foxface but in the movie, Thresh dies after Foxfaceresulting in finishing 4th place, which is a very high score for a tribute from a poor district like In the movie, you can hear the wolf mutts howling and Thresh screaming while being attacked by them.
A cannon sounds and his picture appears afterwards to confirm his death. Muttation Thresh's muttation was said to be the biggest of them all, once again referring to his massive build. Katniss can tell it was Thresh because of his powerful back legs and that no other tribute could have leapt that high. His mutt was killed by Katniss when it tried to leap on top of the Cornucopia as Cato, Peeta and Katniss tried to stay away from the rest of the pack.
Tactics In the Hunger Games, Thresh only had one known tactic; to occupy a portion of the arena and to seldom leave its boundaries. In the film, Thresh is seen participating in the Cornucopia bloodbath. Thresh chose to enter a field of wheat that was as tall as Peeta's shoulders, seeing the area as both a threat and a source of food, shelter and safety. He saw it as a place of safety particularly because it resembled his home District Peeta stated that the Careers didn't want to attack Thresh while he was there since he would have a major advantage.
Victims During the feast in the book, Thresh kills Clovethe female tribute from District 2by denting her skull with a rock since he hears Clove taunt Katniss about Rue; though in the film, he kills Clove by pinning her against the Cornucopia and then slamming her into it, cracking her skull.
It is likely that he only did this because the tribute was trying to kill him, This is similar with the female tribute from District 9as she tried to kill him with a sword but he managed to kill her first.