The Giver Movie Vs Book

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Many years from now there lies a community free from pain and suffering. Yet, it is trapped with no love or color and there is no freedom or choices. Memories of these things are all but gone except for the ones that were passed on to the Giver. The Giver decides to share his memories with a boy named Jonas. Jonas wants to share the memories with the other members of the community so they can understand things such as killing is wrong. This adventure packed mysterious tale of life without memories was originally written as a novel and later adapted to a movie. The book and movie have many differences yet they are also the same in many ways. The Giver movie opens with Jonas riding his bike while looking up at the sky. He sees flashes of green trees, blue skies and yellow tinted rays from the sun. In the novel Jonas only sees flashes of red until his training with the Giver. When the Giver gives Jonas the memory of rainbows in the book Jonas only knows of the quality of color after. After seeing the rainbow Jonas slowly starts seeing the colors of the rainbow. It takes time for Jonas to see all colors all of the time. In the movie the Giver gives Jonas the memory of a boat sailing towards the sunset. After Jonas has received the …show more content…
Jonas’s plan is to leave at midnight and take his bike along with Gabe who is still living in his unit. He would write a note so no one would know he was gone right away and chase after him. The Giver movie showed Jonas leaving was unplanned. Jonas escaped to the Giver’s house and gets a map of the community and beyond from him. Jonas finds Gabe in the nurturing center and convinces Fiona to help him escape. There were many close calls in the movie when Jonas escaped yet almost none were in the book. The book and the movie were both very enjoyable but I did enjoy one more than the

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