Have you ever felt like starting all over again? Many people would like to have the
opportunity to make a new beginning. In the book, The Giver, by Lois Lowry, Jonas is making a
new beginning by making an end.
Jonas is making an end by leaving the community. He leaves with Gabriel because he
wants to experience true things outside the community. He was very hurt in the community
because he could not share his feelings. He wanted to be able to share and experience his
feelings with other people. He feels the community does many things that are bad or wrong.
Jonas doesn't seem to like what happens to people when they are released. He wants to change
many ways people in the community are treated. Jonas makes a great a choice by leaving the
Jonas opens up many opportunities and choices when he leaves the community. "Jonas
sobbed and shouted and pounded the bed with his fist" (Lois Lowry pg 152). Jonas is obviously
angry in the situation he is in and with the choices he is given. He wants to have the privilege to
make his own choices which he will be able to do outside the community. He can now find
peace since he was able to leave and make his own choices . The choices will give Jonas a
chance to find a job and other things that are important to his life. Jonas would finally be able to
be happy with himself and what he has. It is good for Jonas to be able to have opportunities and
Jonas is making a beginning outside of the community. "Soon there were many birds
along the way, soaring overhead calling" (Lois Lowry pg 172). Jonas can finally make his own
decisions. Jonas could have all the privileges the community took away. He's able to start a new
family. Jonas and Gabriel would probably like to start their own family. They could choose who
they would like to marry. Jonas has a great adventure ahead of him.
Outside the community Jonas can make his life. Many people do not take advantage of
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