Language In The Giver

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In the novel The Giver the people in the community believe that precision of language is a vital part of life and in The Giver, language is often distorted and twisted. They distort language as a way to control the community in a way that is discrete and clever. The community proposes different terms to conceal the real meaning and what is actually happening. Thee elders make disturbing and mournful situations, seem less meaningful and less disturbing, and more normal. The community also has different ways of celebrating and mourning. These are passed down from generation to generation to keep everything organized and from the community getting out of control. One phrase that the people use in The Giver is “release to elsewhere”. The people

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