Effie Trinket

EffieEffie is responsible for the drawing of the Hunger Games tributes’ names each year in District 12 and is the escort for the tributes that are taking part in the Games. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark are the tributes chosen in the film. She tries to encourage Katniss and Peeta to be happy about their forthcoming partaking in the Games and helps them prepare for the training sessions along with Haymitch, in suspense that they will attain high scores in order to catch the attention of more sponsors. She attempts to console Katniss due to her panic that the Captiol will harm her family. Effie is abundant with joy when Katniss and Peeta both manage a high score from the Gamemakers. The night before the Games start, she wishes both of them good luck and is heartbroken as she has grown fond of them and leaves the room before she can become more upset.

Human Motivation Theory

Effie has the characteristics that best fit with the human motivation theory. She sets goals for Katniss and Peeta and also helps prepare them for any interviews and training that is about to commence as she wants them to succeed. These traits are also a great example of the mentoring theory. Effie supports Katniss and Peeta throughout the whole of the Hunger Games and provides training techniques whenever necessary. Katniss and Peeta know she is always there for when they ever need her which is what makes Effie such an important team member.

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