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  • Individualism In Louis Lowry And Ayn Rand's The Giver And Anthem?

    In the past children’s literature has been dominated by the agenda of religious institutions, the censorship of well-meaning adults and the pragmatic practice of inserting life lessons into children’s books (Glazer, 466). While these different interest groups have had a strong hold on children’s literature for many decades both Louis Lowry and Ayn Rand have not only written works, The Giver and Anthem, that address the dangers of special interest groups encroaching on the education and literacy…

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  • Conformity In The Movie And Pleasantville

    Lois Lowry and Gary Ross teach us what it means to live a satisfying life. Discuss. The two parallel worlds between the novel, ‘The Giver,’ written by Lois Lowry, and within the award-winning movie, ‘Pleasantville’ directed by Gary Ross, explore similar attempts, by society to create an idealistic world that contradicts the nature of living a satisfying life. Unlike the life that we are familiar with, the lives of the characters in these universes, live under strict conformity as they strive…

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  • The Giver Book Report Essay

    Title of Book: The Giver Author: Lois Lowry Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Year of Publication: 1993 The Giver is a 1993 American young dystopian novel by Lois Lowry. This novel is set in a society where at first everything appears to be utopia- the perfect place but as the story proceeds further it is revealed to be dystopian. This novel has a character who is a 12 year old boy named Jonas who is taken up for the highest position in his community which is of Receiver of Memory, the person who…

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  • Reflection For The Giver

    The book, ‘The Giver’ written by Lois Lowry is a futuristic novel about communities trying to achieve utopia. In their desire for this perfect world, a concept called Sameness is introduced which means that every aspect of their communities are uniform and monotonous. They are oblivious to concepts such as colours, true love, war, pain, hunger, freedom of choice and seasons. They live in a society where they are trying to achieve mechanical perfection. It is meticulously ordered, but unknowingly…

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  • The Giver Making Choice Analysis

    Making Choices Color, love, pain, these freedoms are all connected, but could you ever think of a life without them? In the book The Giver, Lois Lowry creates this community that lacks sense of happiness or heartache. It's a town with strict rules and sameness, bland, and plain, almost nothing. The main character Jonas receives the power of feeling and seeing affection, discomfort,and his vision begins to morph into color. With these abilities, he feels the need to share them with his community.…

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  • Analysis Of No Man Is An Island

    “No man is an island” is a popular proverb used all around the world. It is defined as no one is self sufficient and that everyone relies on one another. Although we are different ethnicities and races, Donne teaches us the idea that we are all connected in many ways. No man can achieve their goals when isolated from others. There’s no place, culture, race or people better than another; we are all united. Donne’s poem gives an interesting insight in the meditation of how we are all connected to…

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  • The Handmaid's Tale Theme

    The Theme of Handmaid’s Tale Living a life without meaning is much akin to an ocean containing no water, all humans pursue their own particular meaning, and moments come when meaning can be brought closer in reach. The winds of time flow without a halt, opportunities to gain a better life scarcely leak out and sometimes one is left stranded in the dark. Time is a component quantity which plays a role in the sequence of events, and plays a significant role in providing opportunities for…

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  • City Of Bones Character Analysis

    “I'm not unhappy," he said. "Only people with no purpose are unhappy. I've got a purpose.” (Clare, 240) This quote is said by Jace, one of the main characters of the novel, City of Bones, by Cassandra Clare. During this part of the novel he is talking to Clary, the protagonist of the novel, about what his life purpose is. You see, Jace parents suffered from an awful death, when they got betrayed by one of their friends. Jace was just ten years old when the incident happened. So he is explaining…

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  • Growing Up In The Giver

    When kids grow up in “The Giver,” by Lois Lowry, everyone in the community is the same. Every December, everyone has the same birthday and gets the same gift. Everyone is a year older at the same time. No one singled out; no one left out. It’s all the same. When someone gets an year older it means they are getting to be a part of the community and becoming more mature. Even the land is the same--flat. In the book, Jonas is part of this community where everybody is the same, everything…

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  • Tina Maze Research Paper

    was born in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia. Slovenia is a country next to Italy. Tina Maze is a World Cup ski racer and a double Olympic gold medalist. Tina is the most successful Slovenian ski racer in history with a career that culminated with two gold medals at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Maze first won her World Cup race at Solden, Austria during the season of 2003, but not by herself. Maze, tied three ways with two other skiers. In 2004 season, Tina began to do downhill racing after she got runner…

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