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  • Argumentative Essay On The Giver

    Have you ever wanted to live in a world the could be considered “perfect” or made up your own little world in you head in which everyone is the same, hunger is never an issue, equality exists, no crimes, or conflicts, and best of all, no bad memories? In Lois Lowry's book, The Giver, Jonas and his family, along with the rest of their community, they live in a utopia like society where everyone has the same rules, there are no important choices they have to make, there’s no war, pain or conflict,…

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  • The Giver: Lois Lowry's Life

    “We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with differences and did away with differences.” He thought for a moment. “We gained control of many things, but we had to let go of others.” This was written in the novel, The Giver, by Lois Lowry. Just one of few Newberry Award winning books she wrote. Lois Lowry had a wonderful childhood, with a lot of moving, that influence here writing. Her books also have a unique style that was also was also influenced by her past. All the…

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  • Book Report Of Holes By Louis Sachar

    In the book holes, by Louis Sachar, Stanley Yelnats and his family are curse with bad because his great-great-grandfather and is sent to camp green lake for punishment, for a crime that he did not do. At this camp Stanley is forced to dig holes in the hot sun. Moving along in the story Stanley gets to know the other boys at the camp but he becomes great friends with one in particular. They become very close and they both run away from the camp. After they run away the set out to what they call…

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  • Dystopian Overmedication In Lois Lowry's The Giver

    In a society that appears to be the perfect utopia, would questions as to how it got that way be forbidden; or would mankind be so shielded that they would not see their past as a disputable matter? In “The Giver” (1993), the community that it is set in seems to be this ideal world. There is no crime, no pain, no hate or love. Jonas is a unique Eleven, feeling apprehensive about the Ceremony of Twelves (in which he would be assigned a job that he would do without question, for the duration of…

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  • Wheelchairs In Sports

    Imagine you invented the best sports wheelchair ever. There are multiple wheelchairs made for sports, most are made with lighter metals so people can move in them. They also have tilted wheels so someone can move quick and easy, and some have levers attached to the wheels if the person does not have enough strength in their arms. Rugby wheelchairs are built to be extra sturdy. They have bumpers on the front, and guards on the sides. They also have anti-tip devices so they won't fall over…

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  • Hank Aaron Analysis

    The Hank Aaron statue is located right outside of Turner Field. This bring statue is a representation of Henry Louis and was sculpted by Ed Dwight, Jr. on September 7, 1982. The sculpture is about nine feet tall which would be about a human and a half. The piece has a variety of straight, diagonal, horizontal, and curved lines. From the positioning of his legs and arms to the creases on his clothes and even the numbers and letters on his jersey. It is also pretty smooth, you can run your hand…

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  • Essay On The Giver

    In “The Giver” by Lois Lowry, Jonas lives in a community which was made to be perfect. Jonas is soon told about the past and the truth about his community, and he then shortly disagrees on what had taken place. For him to solve and change what is about to take place, he must hold the truth about the real world that is given by the Giver. This story made me realise how perfect their world is, and if ours will ever be as perfect as theirs. The society that Jonas lives in is a Utopian Society…

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  • The Giver Speech

    Do you like your life being controlled? How would you feel if you found out what that your whole life has been a lie and you haven’t been living it to the fullest, I know I would do something to make a change. When you figure out that the restrictions around you have more behind them then it seems that should be a time to take action and make a difference that could be for the better. In the Newbery Award-winning novel, “The Giver”, by Lois Lowry, the lifestyle of the Community is affected by…

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  • Freedom In The Giver

    The Giver, written by Lois Lowry, is about a boy named Jonas who lives in a community happily following the rules of the community. Everything changes when Jonas is chosen as Receiver of memory in which he will be experiencing learning things that are kept well away from the citizens of the community. Lowry’s characterization of Jonas reveals the importance of freedom through her development of the rules of the community, Jonas’s time with the Giver, and Jonas’s decision to leave the community.…

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  • Wiggles Research Paper

    That’s where his running career started. Him and his friends, Harambe and Bob, trained to become the first rabbit runners. But only Wiggles made it to the professional level. Wiggles got accepted the World Cup three times in a row but has never won a medal while running. This was the biggest race he’s been too. The race was Africa, the home of the animals. Wiggles saw his shoes were old and he needed new ones. So he went and bought the best Nike shoes there were. Then Wiggles hops on a…

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