The Giver

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  • The Giver

    Dystopian novels and series is the type of fiction that interests many readers today, such as The Giver, by Lois Lowry. In this story, Jonas, the protagonist and narrator, is living in an orderly community in the future that runs on a strict set of rules. The book was published in 1993, and like any great book a film adaptation was filmed, and released about a year ago. Like any book and its film adaptation, there are some differences. In The Giver, some major differences included the age of graduation, the jobs of Asher and Fiona, who were Jonas’ best friends, and the endings of the story. During the exposition, Jonas explains to readers that he is anxious about the Ceremony of Twelve, which is similar to a graduation ceremony. All children…

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  • Theme Of The Giver

    Imagine a place where no one has blood related family members, everyone is assured a long, safe, and peaceful life, and everyone’s futures were decided by council members. In other words, that is “the community” in which the story of The Giver written by Lois Lowry takes place. In this novel, lessons and morals concerning the real world are expressed along with the three main themes of the story -- compromise, the power of knowledge, and perspective -- through a story about a boy, in a very…

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  • Freedom In The Giver

    The Giver, written by Lois Lowry, is about a boy named Jonas who lives in a community happily following the rules of the community. Everything changes when Jonas is chosen as Receiver of memory in which he will be experiencing learning things that are kept well away from the citizens of the community. Lowry’s characterization of Jonas reveals the importance of freedom through her development of the rules of the community, Jonas’s time with the Giver, and Jonas’s decision to leave the community.…

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  • The Giver Speech

    then it seems that should be a time to take action and make a difference that could be for the better. In the Newbery Award-winning novel, “The Giver”, by Lois Lowry, the lifestyle of the Community is affected by the restrictions set upon them but more importantly how the effects of using precise language, the various rituals, and the many grips of control on the people of the Community that determine their lifestyle. “Precision of Language” is a common term…

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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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  • Themes In The Giver

    A Perfect World Full Of Mistakes Imagine being in a perfect world since birth , where no one endures pain, suffering, starvation, or the depth of emotions. Everyone is the same, happy, and equal so that order and peace may last forever. In The Giver by Lois Lowry, Jonas, a special young boy, resides in a perfect utopia where their lives are planned out for them. At the Ceremony of Twelve, the Twelves will part ways and start training for the assigned jobs where they will work until they enter…

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  • The Giver Sameness

    In The Giver, everything and everyone within the community look the same, and everything revolves around 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…

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  • The Giver: An Analysis

    an Authoritarian Society is upheld by maintaining control of the hierarchy. This is done in three ways: sorting the citizens, justifying where and why they were put there, and validating the decision. In the 2014 motion picture The Giver, they live in a post-apocalyptic Authoritarian world and follow the three rules. “What is most difficult for the state to control- emotions and desires- are to be brought under control by teaching that they should be sacrificed for a higher ideal (Spring,…

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  • Fitting In The Giver

    One of the biggest fears today, is not being able to fit in. People of all ages have this in common. Many people believe that they have to fit in to be popular, but that’s not necessarily true. If you can’t be accepted by the most popular group, then go make your own group of friends. Having that option is something in the book The Giver doesn’t have, they don’t get to make their own decisions, everything is chosen for them so they all already just fit in. Everyone and everything is the same and…

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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…

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