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  • The Giver Book Comparison

    Comparing and Contrasting the Giver Film and Novel Movies and books both interpret a story differently, usually you would say a movie is better than a book because you don't have to read and wait for something exciting to happen. When you read the original story; novel, you start to realize that the movie version of the story is missing elements that are vital to the story or maybe they really used that element very well throughout the story. It is up to you to determine if they used it wisely.…

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  • The Giver Sameness Essay

    Sameness is bad Imagine a world where everyone is the same there is no holidays or change of season. Just simply everything is the same. The Giver is a dystopian novel written by Lois Lowry, everyone is the same except the protagonist (Jonas). He can see colors and everyone else can’t, there is also Gabe and the Giver they all have the same color of eyes. Jonas, Gabriel, and the Giver are unique. They all have the same houses practically everything is the same. If sameness was brought into…

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  • Theme Of Our Town Play

    Thornton Wilder’s, Our Town is no ordinary play. This play goes through a human being’s ordinary life, learning to cherish the present moment. The play begins with no scenery nor curtain, which gives the audience confusion for the stage manager setting up tables and chairs. However, Wilder displays what is given to them in the present moment. His central theme of this play is understanding and cherishing the beauty of God’s existence in the present world. Thornton Wilder clarifies the…

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  • Power Of Color In The Giver By Lois Lowry

    The Power of Color In The Giver written during the 1990’s and set in the future, Lois Lowry presents a dystopian novel on a society where everything is the same, but one kid plans to change the whole society. A young man named Jonas that has an ability to see color in a colorless society. After being selected as the new receiver of memories, he realizes how much the society is missing and plans to change it. He plans to leave the society so that everyone can receive the memories he was…

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  • The Westing Game Movie And Book Comparison Essay

    The Westing Game is an excellent novel as well as movie, however, they tell a somewhat different story. Sandy, Barney, Julian, and Sam are all different people right? This proves to be true in both the movie and the book. The Westing Game, written by Ellen Raskin, is a book about a 12 year old girl named Turtle, or Tabitha Ruth, who discovers who was responsible for the death of her dear Uncle Sam. There is a competition between the characters, and a race against time, to uncover the culprit…

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  • Rationale For The Giver

    Rationale My Written Assignment is based on the novel The Giver by Lois Lowry, which deals with the main character’s desire and struggle for freedom in his life that he is not able to have in the dystopian society he lives in. Life in the community where Jonas lives is idyllic. Designated birthmothers produce new children, who are assigned to appropriate family units. Citizens are assigned their partners and their jobs in which everyone obeys. The community is a preciously choreographed world…

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  • A Good Idea To Live In The Giver

    There are many reason it would be a good idea to live in the community, even though not all things are pleasant such as the discipline wand and releasing those who fail, there are still many positive things in the community you can benefit from. I would want to live in the society from The Giver. The main reasons why it would be a good idea to live in the community from The Giver because there would be so many new experiences, multiple surprises, and you can have a perfect happy life. It would…

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  • Serena Williams 'Success' By Michael Phelps: The Dreams Of Success

    amazing accomplishment secured gold for Team USA. Her coach describes this amazing accomplishment buy saying “ Shrug mustard courage that few have shown in the Olympic history, bolted the US women's gymnastics team and their first ever Olympic gold-medal” (UXL Biographies 1). This amazing success pasted 18 year old Strugs face over pretty much every newspaper in the world.. One of the newspapers shared that Strug throught “ The ones who are successful are the ones who really want it. You have to…

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  • Symbolism In The Giver

    I am not easily moved by literature. Since before I can remember, literature has been the keystone of my education; whether it was having my mother lovingly read me a children’s story before bed as a young preschooler, or staying up past my bedtime in elementary school engrossed in wondrous tales of adventure and danger. Reading, specifically for enjoyment, has always been a priority in my life as it allowed me to escape the monotony found in everyday life, providing me with the necessary…

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  • Importance Of Honor In The Giver

    In a Utopia everything is supposed to be perfect, that isn’t the case for Jonas. It is an honor for Jonas to be selected as the receiver of memory because only one person is selected, not assigned, to this job. The memory receiver job is very important and special because there is only one person who is able to hold all of the memories for everyone. The giver that gave Jonas the memories is a special person since he held all the memories and once he passes them on he loses all of them. Although…

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