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    The Giver Book Vs Movie

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    Jonas left the community to release the memories and show people things that were being covered up from there censored lives. In the book and the movie, Jonas left the village and crossed the border to release memories, showing the citizens what they were missing. On page 166-167, it said, "He knew he had the remaining hours of the night before they would be aware of his escape... Together the fugitives slept through the first dangerous day." By Lois Lowry using the word fugitive, it enforces…

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    The Giver Sameness

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    sameness. At the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas receives the assignment as the next Giver, which represents the most honored assignment in the Community. Jonas learns the “rules” of the Receiver, and begins receiving memories of the past, such as weather and feelings. Jonas begins to experience pain and suffering, and learns that the last receiver, Rosemary asked to be released. A new child comes to live with Jonas, and Jonas transmits memories to him so he can sleep. Jonas starts to see colours red…

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    The Giver: An Analysis

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    are all treated. For example, when Jonas’ father is showing an elephant to Gabriel he calls it a hippo because that is what the Elder has told them is right. The citizens believe the reality they are told. They have also been led to believe that murder is simply “release” and that older folks get sent to “elsewhere”, which is supposed to be a place of serenity. Really “elsewhere” is heaven. This is all they know because it is all they were ever taught. But when Jonas gets chosen to be the next…

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    ideal society kept away from what is known as the “modern world”. The blind following of traditions and the idea of difference or individuality in a character is common in both of these works. In The Giver, the theme of individuality is portrayed in Jonas as a character. His community is made up of several rules and traditions to enforce the idea of sameness. Members of the community are not given the freedom to have difference within their own person. As…

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    character Jonas and Truman are in communities very far away and isolated. The setting in The Giver and the Truman Show. In The Giver’s community is very small it is clean far away Isolated and very controlled. The Truman show’s community is very far away almost like on an island the houses are all the houses are alike the people are all fake and it being controlled by a man named Kristoff. Both are basically the same because both are isolated and being controlled. The main characters Jonas…

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    that only major parts of the story were acted out, whereas in the book everything was included. On the stage, this was shown because major parts, like when Jonas saw the color red, or when Jonas was receiving memories, or when Jonas transmitted memories to Gabriel, were all acted out. The book gave details about minor details like when Jonas saw Gabe’s eyes and the release…

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    The Giver Book Vs Movie

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    everyone must follow a set of rules that create sameness across the whole community. A boy named Jonas is given the job of receiver of memory. His job is to keep the memories of the past to himself so the community can be protected from all those bad things that might cause chaos. Jonas makes a plan with a man he calls the Giver. The plan is to cross a border that keeps all the memories from the community. Jonas ends up making it past the border releasing all the memories of emotions, color, and…

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    people, but Jonas is no ordinary person. In The Giver by Lois Lowry, Jonas can’t deal with this community where people are limited and the same, so he leaves. Jonas made the right decision by taking Gabriel, because living alone can lead to depression, a person must protect the things they love when they are in danger, when someone has the opportunity to give someone you love a better life, that person should always do so. Sometimes living without someone can lead to depression. In Jonas’ case…

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    I have selected the book: The Giver, by Lois Lowry. The book is about a boy named Jonas who is just like everybody else. Or so he thinks. Jonas unlike everyone else, has lighter eyes, and is more intelligent and athletic. In this paper I will discuss the properties of this book. The book is about a perfect society which is completely controlled by four to five people, if you count the receiver of memory. Jonas was chosen to the receiver of memory, not assigned to his job like the rest of his…

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    Harrison Bergeron

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    young man named Jonas. In this dystopian society every year 12s go to the ceremony where they receive jobs. This society had always seemed normal to Jonas until that day. He had been chosen to be the receiver, one who receives memories from the past in order to make decisions to better the society. Once his job was selected for him, he went to his job and received some memories from the giver, the old receiver who has to pass down the memories. This is when everything changed. Jonas realized…

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