The first thing to note is the story is split into 3 books.
We’re just looking at the first book. The Hunger Games.
The first book is split into 3 parts.
Part 1: Chapters 1- 9
Part 2: Chapters 10-18
Part 3: Chapters 19-27.
It’s going to be interesting to see how closely Suzanne Collins (SC from now on) follows the Heroes Journey.
Also, since it’s in 3 parts, does Book 1 follow 3 act structure as taught by Michael Hague in his Screenwriting for Hollywood?
And if it does, do the 3 parts correspond to the 3 acts?
Let’s find out…