Fiona's Differences In The Movie 'The Giver'

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The book, The Giver is very different from the film. One of those differences is character development. I think the strongest character development difference is with Fiona. In the book she was a more minor character who stayed the same throughout the book, as far as we know. In the movie she started off as more of a docile person, but by the end she was a lot more asserting.
Fiona’s development starts when she decides to stop taking the injections. This is a big leap because everyone in the community is taught that it is in obligation to do as told, which means taking the injection. Refusing to listen to the rules is almost unthinkable because it’s just something no one would ever have the guts to do, or even think of. When Fiona stops taking the injection it immediately becomes clear that the directors and
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Dramas try to show detailed and indepthly characters and plots. The drama unfolds when Jonas asks Fiona to leave with him and Gabe. This shows more of Jonas’ love for Fiona more than previously because now he actually wants to “run away” with her, just like what happens in most cliche romantic movies. When the directors/scriptwriters do this they make Fiona seem much more important, just because the main character is in love with her. This also makes it seem like she has a lot more strength which helps add to the suspense and drama when Fiona declines Jonas’ attempt to bring her along. This makes her seem like a smart and independent woman, even though she's just doing it out of obedience. At the end, Fiona distracts the security men by running with a baby’s basket, while Jonas is able to escape with Gabe. This creates the impression that the directors/scriptwriters were aiming for: A heroic girl who holds bravery, courage and resourcefulness. The makes her also seems smart and that additionally adds to her

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