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Mockingjay is a novel by Suzanne Collins, the final instalment of the Hunger Games trilogy, which has been adapted into two films, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 and The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.

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Is the Tigris in Mockingjay the same Tigris as the one in Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes?

Those who have read Mockingjay and Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes know that someone named Tigris appears in both of the stories. What I don't know is if she is the same person in both stories, or if ...
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How did President Snow die?

How did Snow die? All I can see is that people rushed towards him. Either stabbing him or what? The book didn't mention if Snow actually died. Even the movies portrayed the same scenario. The point ...
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Why was Gale edited out of the propos in the movie version?

There were scenes where Katniss and Gale were filmed together (for example, shooting down the Capital planes in one of the early propos). However, when the propo is shown to District 13, only Katniss ...
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Who called Capitol citizens to the residence to form a human shield?

At the very end of Mockingjay, the Capitol citizens are called to the president's residence where they are promised food, shelter, and medicine. Children are encouraged to the very front. This seems ...
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In Mockingjay Part 2, what pods were in the book but not in the movie?

In the movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, some of the defense/ambush pods in the Capital were removed, due to the excessive violence and time consumption. Can anyone specify what type of pods ...
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How many people guessed what Katniss was going to do at the execution?

Towards the end of Mockingjay (or Mockingjay Part 2 in film terms), Katniss Her decision takes almost everyone by surprise, but I'm wondering who was NOT surprised? Who saw it coming? Two ...
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What was Caesar Flickerman's fate?

In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 2, Caesar Flickerman is seen in a propaganda video for the Capitol announcing However, I don't recall any mention of him after that video. I find this surprising ...
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Which military rank does Katniss hold?

I've seen the second Mockingjay movie yesterday and I now ask myself what military rank Katniss has. She is often used near the front and at one point she commands the other soldiers to stop shooting ...
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Who played these characters at the end of Mockingjay Part 2?

In the final scene of the (brilliant) film Mockingjay Part 2, I noticed in the end credits that Surely this is not a coincidence, since both the lead actress and the director of the film share the ...
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What did Katniss accomplish in the Capitol?

In The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Katniss went to the Capitol to shoot propaganda footage for the purpose of rallying the rebel districts. However she wasn't on the frontlines since victory was ...
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Why give Effie Trinket such a major role in Mockingjay?

In the Mockingjay book, Effie Trinket has only a tiny bit part at the end, where she appears as a rather unconvincing 'rebel' to help Katniss with her costume and preparation for the In the ...
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Who was responsible for the bombing at the end of Mockingjay?

At the end of Mockingjay (both the book and the part 2 movie) In both the novel and the movie, it's never stated definitively who is responsible for that happening. The assumption is that However, I ...
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Wouldn't the Capitol's bombings be more effective?

So while I personally have put this down to a discrepancy within the book-to-movie transition, I want to hear other alternatives. Its been a while since I read Mockingjay but from what I remember, ...
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Why was Haymitch conspicuously absent during the early part of The Hunger Games Mockingjay?

Disclaimer: Viewer, not a reader. At the end of Catching Fire, Haymitch is in the middle of a meeting with Plutarch when Katniss walks in on them. The next we see him is only after Katniss agrees ...
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What is District 13?

I haven't read the books. I had hoped that Mockingjay: Part 1 would be sufficient to fill me in on the details presented in the books, as the previously two films had done. So what exactly is ...
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What does Katniss' song "The Hanging Tree" mean?

During Mockingjay (both the book and the movie), Katniss sings a song called The Hanging Tree. she sings it in District 12 when she and her film crew go for a visit. I remember reading the lyrics ...
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What was Katniss' metal ball?

Early in the film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1, Katniss is frequently seen playing with a small metal ball. It was about the size of a ball bearing. I don't recall seeing this ball in the ...
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About Plutarch and Cinna's involvement in the Capitol

Spoilers for Catching Fire / Mockingjay I guess. I have just read the Hunger Games trilogy. One thing that is not very clear to me is the involvement of Plutarch and Cinna with the rebellion: Since ...
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