District 11

District 11 is one of the 13 districts of Panem. It is described as being a very large district and located somewhere in the south. A common trait of District 11's citizens is dark skin. According to Rue the punishment system is much harsher in this district than it is in District 12. While Katniss Everdeen and Gale Hawthorne could be whipped or worse daily for hunting, they are never punished. However in District 11 the mayor follows the rules much more strictly, and once a boy was killed for keeping a pair of the nightglasses, even though everyone knew he was harmless.

[edit] Industry

District 11's primary industry is agriculture, and as a result consists of many fields and orchards. However although they make a lot of the food, as Rue explains to Katniss Everdeen in the 74th Hunger Games they are not allowed to eat it, or they would be whipped.

[edit] Victory Tour

When Peeta Mellark and Katniss Everdeen go to District 11 as part of their victory tour, they accidentally stir up some trouble. The both make speeches, and Peeta offers to give away part of their victors' winnings to the families of Rue and Thresh. A man in the crowd starts to whistle the three notes that was Rue's song, and many other people start to join in. The first man is shot however, much to the horror and Peeta and Katniss who hear it, though they weren't supposed to. They both feel horrible afterwards, and decide not to stray from the speeches they are given. Katniss fears that the incident in 11 will help fuel the rebellion, when she was supposed to weaken it throughout the victory tour.

[edit] Known Inhabitants

  • Rue - The female tribute from District 11 for the 74th Hunger Games. She reminds Katniss Everdeen heavily of her sister Prim, and Rue and Katniss form an alliance during the Games. Rue is killed by a spear thrown by Marvel from District 1 during the Games. Katniss shoots Marvel, then sings Rue a song and covers her in flowers.
  • Thresh - The male tribute from District 11 for the 74th Hunger Games. He is described as quite big, and doesn't seem to have much trouble killing people. He saves Katniss Everdeen's life by killing Clove. When there are only four tributes left he dies by unknown means at the hands of Cato.
Last edited by Crystal Rain on 23 August 2011 at 16:34
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