• Hunger Games' Panem Name Origin Reveals A Dark Truth About The Capitol

    12 days ago - By Screen Rant

    In The Hunger Games books, Plutarch Heavensbee tells Katniss the nation of Panem's name comes from an old Latin phrase, which further reveals the manipulative nature of the Capitol. While the tactics of Panem's government were nothing new to Katniss, this information gave more profound meaning to the intention of the Hunger Games. It demonstrated how even the elite citizens of the Capitol were only pawns that allowed people like President Coriolanus Snow to keep power in The Hunger Games .
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