Lois Lane

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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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  • The Transformation Of Jonas In The Giver By Lois Lowry

    Imagine if you lived in a town where everything is perfect. In the novel The Giver written by Lois Lowry, there is a 12 year old boy named Jonas who lives in a utopian community or a community where everything and everyone is perfect. In this community there certain people that make certain sacrifices to make this community chaos free. In this story Jonas is chosen to hold all the memories of the world so no one else has too. Jonas changes throughout The Giver and as a result, tries to change…

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  • Theme Of Individuality In The Giver

    Memories and Individuality Jonas lives in a community whose inhabitants feel no real emotion, where individuality is a thing of the past, and where the world has been drained of color. Jonas is just like everyone else in his community. But after the Ceremony of Twelve, he is separated from his peers in a way that is to them, inconceivable. A man known as The Giver has chosen Jonas to receive memories in order for him to experience the world as it existed in the past: a place of pain, joy, sorrow…

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  • Sameness In The Giver

    ‘The Giver’ by Lois Lowry is a utopian novel. It follows the story of Jonas, who receives the community’s most honourable job of Receiver of Memory. The Receiver of Memory gets access to memories of how the world was prior to the Sameness regime which now governs the community. After seeing how the world was previously, Jonas starts to second guess and abandon the totalitarian-like rules of Sameness. In the end Jonas leaves the community with a baby called Gabe, with whom he has a special…

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  • Compare And Contrast Anthem And Harrison Bergeron

    88% of the people feel threatened when other drivers use cell phones yet 67% of people continue to use cell phones. In Anthem there is no high technology like now days and they do not have any family. In Harrison Bergeron everyone is “ Equal ’’. They do have technology and family. There handicaps keep them from unfair advantage of their brains. Anthem and Harrison Bergeron can be very different societies but both try to make people equal.…

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  • Coming Of Age Essay

    Coming of age texts teach us that to grow up is to face unexpected and unknown obstacles that prepare us for adulthood. These texts teach us that growing up means taking responsibility and making choices that will change our lives forever. The coming of age novels I’ll Be There and The Giver both explore this idea, showing Jonas and Sam’s transition from childhood to adulthood. The central idea of both these texts is that through this coming of age journey all the experiences, choices, and…

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  • The Giver Book Vs Movie

    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 the fact that Jonas broke a rule. In the movie by adding a chase, it emphasized he was being tracked down for his illegal activities. Jonas broke the rules in both the book and the movie, but it was…

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  • The Giver Vs Anthem Essay

    who receives memories that later end up helping him. Anthem is about a man who finds his own place and he ends up falling for a girl and learns freedom for the first time to be actually free. In these two stories Anthem by Ayn Rand and The Giver by Lois Lowry have the same theme in the two stories. Anthem by Ayn Rand is a book about a perfect society. Then Equality breaks the rules and he doesn't tell noone when he came back late. So he got sent to prison for not telling where he was. He broke…

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  • The Giver Memory

    perfect society. When Asher and his friends are playing the game of good guys and bad guys, Jonas recalls back to his memory of warfare. “In his mind, Jonas saw again the face of the boy who had lain dying on a field and had begged him for water.” (Lois Lowry 168) Jonas remembers the terrible face of the boy and remembers how abhorrent war is. In our world, veterans of war recall their memory of being in combat and protest the idea of military action. It is like Jonas is the veteran protesting…

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