Gwenda on The Hunger Games...
...at Heroes and Heartbreakers:
None of this has anything to do with the actress involved (Lawrence and Steinfeld are both clearly capable of stunning, unconventional work), but with the picture the book conjures of Katniss. She is described as having dark hair and olive skin, something she shares with others from District 12’s Seam, the underclass of the underclass. The distinction is tied up in class issues that speak directly to the series’ core themes.