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    The Giver Suffering Theme

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    her book, "The Giver". After Jonas learns that seeing beyond is the ability to see colors, he is told by the Giver, “We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with differences. We gained control of many things. But we had to let go of others” (Lowry 91). This illustrates the theme because when they chose to eliminate pain, suffering, and inconveniences in their world, through Sameness, they lost the joys of sunshine, sledding, and color. Jonas later receives a memory of a…

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    a world where everything is orderly and predictable, everyone is the same and all important decisions were made by one's leaders? In the controlling world of The Giver, Jonas gets assigned the role of the Receiver. The Giver gives him memories both happy and painful of their past world to keep for the community. Eventually Jonas realizes that the community members need to feel pain in order to be truly happy and understand the true meaning of life. The Giver, by Lois Lowry, is a clear example of…

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    future where people have given up things like color and memories. Memories are given to the Receiver of Memory Jonas so that he may hold all the pain of things like war and wounds of all kinds so the rest of his society does not have to. In the end of the Giver while Jonas and Gabriel are escaping they survive because he hears things like music which the Giver never gave him any memories of. Jonas had the Giver keep the memory of music claiming “I want you to keep that, to have with you, when…

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    for Jonas than Mother and Father’s feelings for Jonas. Mother and Father’s feelings for Jonas are structured and formal. Unlike, The Giver and Jonas’s feelings are emotional, warm, and open. Mother and Father had structured feelings for Jonas because they only knew sameness. Therefore, they followed instructions on taking pills, so they never felt a strong emotion before. The feelings from The Giver and Jonas are different. The Giver can feel stronger emotions and can relate better with Jonas.…

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    Breaking all of the laws that Jonas did, and doing things that he didn’t want to do to reach his destiny, he was a true hero for saving someone whom he loved. One example of why I think that Jonas, from The Giver by Lois Lowry is a hero, is that he saved Gabe from a release, which is when the community will kill him intentionally because he didn’t meet the standards of life. When Jonas’s father said at dinner the night before, that Gabe would be released the next day, Jonas got upset and took…

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    Jonas’s community is a dystopia. His community can only do certain things that they can not break. In the book The Giver the kids have to get their jobs at the age of twelve. In their community every thing has to be the same due to sameness. Finally, they have lots of rules they have to follow. First, in the book The Giver Jonas’s community has to get jobs. They have to start volunteering at the age of eight. When they turn twelve the elders pick the job that they have to get. They have to…

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    The Giver Research Paper

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    USA in 1993and in 1994 in Great Britain. The giver is a science fiction-type novel about a boy named Jonas who lives a so-called perfect world where everything is controlled by strict rules and everything is the same. This novel questions what is right or wrong for society, and how differences and choices make life good. The title comes from the friend Jonas finds in his instructor (the giver). Jonas is assigned to an important position in the community and is the only one who learns the truth…

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    How do you think Jonas' community is the same and different to ours? Jonas' community is the same and different to ours in many ways. They are the same in ways such as laws and equality, but they are different in ways such as job selection and education. Jonas' community can be compared/contrasted to our own in many ways. In Jonas' community there are laws that are very similar to our own. One such law that is similar is theft, in the novel before Jonas left the community he would steal…

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    perfect by restricting people's choices. This made Jonas unhappy with his community because he wanted to make decisions on his own. In addition, in order for people to feel happy with their lives, they need to feel that they have control over their own choices. People are usually unhappy when all of their decisions are made for them. This was expressed in The Giver when Jonas says “‘I want to wake up in the morning and decide things!” (Lowry 97). Jonas is feeling that he wants to be more…

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    Why Is The Giver Weak

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    was weak. The producers of the movie added some characters. I think that some of these characters were not needed. Some characters were that fiona was not a nurturer in the book. I think that this was a good change because it made more sense that Jonas ran in got Gabriel and escaped. I think that the adaptation of Asher being a drone pilot could go both ways . Ithink this because it made the movie more action packed and to me made more sense, but to some others it didn't need to switch. I think…

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