Discussion Wednesday: Does Madge Undersee Have a Secret?
“Madge walks straight to me. She is not weepy or evasive, instead there is an urgency to her tone that suprises me. “They let you wear one thing from your district in the arena. One thing to remind you of home. Will you wear this?” She holds out the circular gold pin that was on her dress earlier. I hadn’t paid much attention to it before, but now I see it’s a small bird in flight. “Your pin?” I say. Wearing a token from my district is the last thing on my mind. “Here I’ll put it on your dress all right?” Madge doesn’t wait for an answer she just leans in and fixes th ebird to my dress. “Promise you’ll wear it into the arena, Katniss?” she asks. “Promise?”
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