The Hunger Games Series vs. Divergent Series

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Re: The Hunger Games Series vs. Divergent Series

Post by Tzara Drusak » 27 Apr 2018, 15:50

The Hunger Games was my first, and you know what they say about firsts. I've read and watched both and enjoy the concepts and imagination present in the two. I just prefer The Hunger Games, because Katniss is just one of my top characters and the heart and passion behind it is more clearly shown than in the Divergent series. Anyway, the latter is exceptional as well, and Tris is too an enjoyable character.
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Post by Tngirl123 » 25 May 2018, 06:58

The first time i watched the Hunger Games. I thought it was amazing. I enjoyed katnis. I can watch those movies over and over.

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Post by clau5609 » 29 May 2018, 08:51

These two series are somehow similar. They are both on a post cataclysmic time frame where societies are clamoring for peace and order.Their difference was that in the hunger games the protagonists was litteraly oppressed, while i n the divergent they are part of a society that are divided;a faction wanting to gain more power than the rest. The Hunger games series is about gaining true freedom. It was a struggle of the protagonist of still retaining her identity, her humanity in a place where they are treated like less than animals. While in the divergent series the protagonist was trying somehow find her true self and in the end dies.
The two series' similarity is that they where on a dystopian series, but when it comes to the plot they are different. Which one is better? I don't know I depends on the readers prefences. But for me hunger games is better because the main character didnt die.yeah shallow I know. Its just I don't want heroes dying without them living the good life that they've fought so hard for.

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Post by Mely918 » 02 Jun 2018, 16:21

I definitely pick the Hunger Games over Divergent any day. The first and second books from the Hunger Games were especially well-developed and the characters were a lot more three-dimensional there than in Divergent in my opinion.

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Post by lindsaysherlock » 24 Jun 2018, 17:41

I love the books equally, But I like the Hunger Games movies more.

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Post by Fuzaila » 27 Jun 2018, 06:18

I love The Divergent series more than The Hunger Games. Though the plot-line of Hunger Games was fairly more intriguing, I feel the trilogy ending was really disappointing. I haven't watched Hunger Games, but I've watched the Divergent movies, which were good at first, but then Allegiant turned out real bad.

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Post by DakotaA » 16 Sep 2018, 09:08

I am very, very late to write on this thread. But that isn't stopping me from adding in my two cents!

The Divergent series was great. I wept at the end and still have very strong feelings about what happened. I absolutely hated the author after completing the series (in a good way), but have not felt compelled to re-read the series. I suppose there is something about getting so emotionally invested in a character that you feel they deserve a happy ending, and although the ending of the series was fantastic and bold, it left me feeling gutted and awful.

That is why I love the Hunger Games. I must re-read the trilogy every year when I feel like I need a good cry. It is so well executed that it shakes me to my core every time I read it, and I truly don't get tired of reading Collins' words.

The Hunger Games will always be one of my top YA fiction series, and ranks above the Divergent series to me.

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Post by HailKingEbi » 25 Sep 2018, 07:31

I prefer the Divergent series. I just love how it began. really awesome dystopian series. The character of four developed nicely.
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Post by 1ditzyrn » 28 Sep 2018, 13:59

I loved the Hunger Games and read them all back to back. I think the Divergent series was good, but my preference would be Hunger Games.

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Post by Jsovermyer » 13 Oct 2018, 22:38

I've read both series and while both are good, I like The Hunger Games the best. The Hunger Games movies are also better.

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